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Coming Up: BWA Boot Camp and Black In Animation Awards 

By November 10, 2021 No Comments

The 4th Annual Black Women Animate Boot Camp kicks off this Saturday, November 13 and runs till Sunday, November 14. This fantastic event features an array of amazing talent, from industry veterans to up-and-comers, and everyone in between!  

We are thrilled to share that 9 Story’s very own Director, Brand Management, Nygia Hearn will be speaking on the Making Herstory Together: New Approaches Diversifying Animation panel at 9:30am EST, Saturday, November 13. The session also features Asalle Tanha (Director of Development, Cartoon Network Studios), Rebecca Perez (Disney, lead animator on Encanto!), and Priya Desai (EP at BWA), and will be moderated by Taylor K. Shaw. 

9 Story is also excited to be presenting two Break Out Sessions: 

Hop on the Production Track with 9 Story and Brown Bag Films 

Featuring: Wendy Harris (SVP, Content & Creative Affairs, 9 Story Media Group), Colm Tyrrell (Director of Production, Brown Bag Films, Dublin), Hannah Cope (Producer, 9 Story Media Group), Jackie Payton (Producer, 9 Story Media Group) and Zeeshan Mallick (Associate Producer, 9 Story Media Group)

12pm EST, Saturday, November 13 

Building an Episode of Karma’s World 

Featuring: Halcyon Person (Head Writer, 9 Story Media Group), Keion Jackson (Story Editor, 9 Story Media Group), Noriko Louison (Senior Manager, Research and Curriculum, 9 Story Media Group) and Sheryl McGloffin-Pinto (Senior Coordinator, Research and Curriculum, 9 Story Media Group)

12pm EST, Saturday, November 13 

Admission is free to attend! So, what’s stopping you, register now via the link below. And don’t forget to tune in to the Black In Animation Awards at 5pm EST, on Sunday, November 14, which acknowledges and honours Black Professionals in the animation industry. 

Register for FREE here! 

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