Cartoon Network Africa Is Looking For Ghanan Talent For Its Cartoon Network Creative Lab Competition
This year’s Accra Animation Festival will be held between 20th and 27th July in Accra, Ghana and Cartoon Network Africa is looking for local talent to take part in its Creative Lab competition. Sam Quartey, the President of the Animators Association of Ghana and Kadi Tay, Co-Founder/Writer/Editor of Squid Magazine will also be promoting the opportunity for aspiring animators to take part in the regional competition.
Cartoon Network Creative Lab is a new initiative that aims to find local talent that can create short-form animated content which can be shown on air or through Cartoon Network’s digital platforms, the new initiative aims to boost Africa as a potential producer of animation. One of Cartoon Network’s current top talents, creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and supervising director of Steven Universe – Ian Jones-Quartey (although born in the United States) is of Ghanan descent, which shows there’s opportunity for talented people everywhere regardless of their background.