A 3-day animation conference, marketplace and expo hosted in Kingston, Jamaica. The themes are “Learn, Earn and Display”. The events boasts over 28 sessions with global and local leaders in the animation industry participating in workshops, seminars, panels, master-classes and more.

Our marketplace will have content-buyers from free-to-air TV, cable networks and over-the-top content providers and distributers. All our participants and delegates will be available through speed meeting and the business-to-business lounge.

KingstOOn will also host three (3) competitions as a part of its core activities: The KEACC, the KingstOOn Pitch Competition and the KIAFF. Find out more about the competitions via our website: http://www.kingstoonfest.com

Hardware (drawing tablets, computers); Software (perpetual licenses to industry leading 2D animation softwares); opportunities for distribution deals with local, regional and international distributors; entry into other Film Festivals and conferences.

KingstOOn will cover the costs of airfare and accommodation for all finalists to attend the finals, conference and festivities in Kingston, Jamaica.

Who can enter:

The competition is open to all storytellers, artists, illustrators, animators, students, and professionals. The competition is open to individuals, teams or organizations.

Exclusions:

Winning entries of previous KingstOOn Competitions (2013 and 2016) are not eligible for entry into the same category with which the award was received.
Entries completed more than twenty four (24) months prior to the closing date of submissions are not eligible. The closing date of submissions is August 31, 2018.
Members of the KingstOOn planning team and their immediate families, persons connected to the competitions and their immediate families, i.e. prize sponsors, are not eligible to enter the competition.

We reserve the right to disqualify any entry that do not follow the rules.
The Work Must Be Original: Your entries must be your own original concept and not a copy of anyone else’s copyrighted material. (If your entry infringes upon another’s copyright it will be disqualified.) Upon submitting your entry to this competition, you are solely responsible for any infringement on copyrighted materials. We reserve the right to request proof that your submissions are original artwork created solely by you. Non-compliance to this rule will be a disqualification of your entry.

Copyright: The artist retains all copyrights to their artwork without exception.

Non-exclusive Permissions:
By entering this competition, you are granting The Office Of The Prime Minister, a non-exclusive perpetual license to reproduce your entry on kingstoonfest.com, KingstOOn newsletters, and on KingstOOn social media pages (Facebook@kingstoonfest, Twitter@kingstoonfest and Instagram@kingstOOnfest). Entries will not be used for any other purpose than that which is stated here.

Content:

All entries must contain animated content. Entries that contain live action must include at least 75% animated content to be eligible.
Entries must NOT contain expletive language, nudity, discriminate against race, gender, religion or any ethnic group.
Valid passport and visas will be required if the competition prize includes travel outside the entrant’s country of residence. KingstOOn will not cover any visa or passport related costs.

Language: All entries must be in English, or subtitled in English.

ENTRY PROCESS
Competitions are open during the period April 23 – August 31, 2018. Apply by midnight Eastern Standard Time, August 31, 2018. No entries will be accepted past the posted deadline.

Entry is completely FREE!

On the form you will be required to upload videos or documents.

File requirements:

Videos must be either .mov, .mp4 or .avi.
Documents must be in PDF
Email any questions of concerns to info@kingstoonfest.com or send a message on the KingstOOn Facebook group.

MULTIPLE ENTRY

Entrants are allowed a maximum of one (1) submission per category. Those who register more than once per category will be disqualified.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Apply by midnight Eastern Standard Time, August 31, 2018. No entries will be accepted past the posted deadline.

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  • Gabriel Oliveira

    It was an honor to participate and meet wonderful people like that!

    May 2016