Announcing Animated Alphabet PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 March 2013 00:00

Accepting applications Animated Alphabet, a joint project of Art Studio Peahen and Crystral Sound System, in partnership with GFM Filmbridge.

It is young artist and animator exchange project Between Georgia and Latvia is going to take place in Lizums, Latvia from August 1 -13, 2013.

The theme of the project is art and culture in combination with rural development. The aim of the project is to Encourage young people from two Different countries to work together and Overcome cultural, language and experience differences. Project includes the Involvement of local community and the promotion of culture and art in Lizums village. The project also AIMS to Promote Latvian and Georgian animation art awareness and visibility, so the project is also designed to reach Wider public. 

The project's final product is Latvian-Georgian cooperation animated short-film about Georgian-Latvian alphabet, Which is created on painted backgrounds made in the open air with techniques like drawing, clay modeling, animation applications. This 6 month project is going to involve in 23 Participants where during 12 day exchange They are going to work on ideas, discuss, present, work in mixed groups and workshops and come out with the final product - the animated short film Presented in public show during the closing event.

For all selected participants the project is covering 70% of travel costs from Georgia-Latvia-Georgia, 100% of catering and accommodation in Latvia. 

DEADLINE OF submissions: April 15, 2013

Program information is available in English and Latvian here.

Please see the Application form



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