The Worldwide Federation of Movie Producers’ Associations (FIAPF) and Ladies in Animation (WIA) have unveiled the 5 delegates chosen to take part within the second version of Tales x Ladies.
This 12 months’s delegates are, in alphabetical order:
Superpunk – Brazil. A undertaking led by Mirtes Santana (with Guilherme Petreca).
Negocio de Brujas (Witch’s Enterprise) – Chile. A undertaking led by Paulina Sanhueza Meléndez (with Alejandra Jaramillo Fanta)
Nerea – Dominican Republic. A undertaking led by Fabiola Contreras Rosso (with Arima Léon)
The Golden Pig – Malaysia. A undertaking led by Hwei Ling Ow (with Kate Goodwin)
Papo Hapo – Türkiye/Kenya. A undertaking led by Irmak Atabek Ndungu (with Mbithi Masya)
Tales x Ladies was established in 2022 to offer worldwide alternatives to ladies animators who wish to inform genuine tales from rising animation communities in Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.
Greater than 130 artists utilized to take part on this 12 months’s program. The 5 chosen delegates will take part in a collection of mentoring periods with animation consultants and one-on-one teaching periods the place they’ll learn to pitch. All 5 will then make the most of these classes to convey their tasks to Annecy’s MIFA Pitching Classes.
Marge Dean, WIA president, stated in a launch: “For 10 years, WIA has been targeted on reaching 50/50 gender parity in animation by 2025. The Tales x Ladies program aligns completely with our mission of supporting and empowering individuals of underrepresented gender identities in animation. It’s actively eradicating limitations confronted by ladies and gender non-conforming creatives and making area for them to inform their genuine tales. We are able to’t wait to see the expansion and improvement of this worldwide group of proficient creators.”
Stated Luis Alberto Scalella, president of FIAPF: “FIAPF is proud to convey the second version of Tales x Ladies with WIA with the help of The Walt Disney Firm and Sony Photos Leisure. Our trade, specifically its manufacturing section, is dedicated to bringing new tales and new voices to our audiences the world over. Tales x Ladies helps the work of girls animators from areas which can be much less seen within the worldwide market and is an additional contribution to the collective efforts made by this trade in that subject. As the worldwide voice for producers worldwide, FIAPF promotes all types of movie genres, together with animation and its common language.”
Tales x Ladies is sponsored by The Walt Disney Firm, with extra help from Sony Photos Leisure.