ADMI and French school, Rubika partner together with AFD to open an Animation and Game Design school.
Animation Industry in Kenya.Top 5 animations
In the early 90's, there were only two TV stations in Kenya, the government-owned Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) and the privately-owned Kenya Television Network (KTN). The broadcasting at KBC commenced at 4:00 pm and the station would be switched off at 12:00 am.
Very few local programs were aired and even fewer animations were on the screens, with most of them being of American or British origin such as Danger Mouse and He-Man. Over the years, we’ve seen a rise in the number of animations produced and released locally. As you read the article, you will learn that these shows have garnered a lot of support from Kenyans; this goes to show that there is a hunger for local content
Here are the Top 5 animations that you should watch (or re-watch) before the year ends:
Game Development & Design 101.
Does anything to do with gaming sound like Greek to you? Understandable -when you don't know the lingo, it can sound like a completely different language. We talked to Amina Kombo, who does a lot of things online for a living - including making games, and what it takes. Hopefully this will give you a little more insight into what the gaming world is, particularly for women in gaming.
You know Emmanuel Nyakwada as Point Blank Evumbi, if you are at all interested in the world of graphics and animation in Kenya. Point Blank is a performing artist, event host, illustrator and animator currently known for comic book publishing and his yet to be released 2D animation feature film. We asked him what animation is all about.
Q&A on the difference between an Animator and an Illustrator.
We recently had a chat with our own Brian Omolo, a digital artist and a lecturer at ADMI, to help us better understand the difference between being an animator and an illustrator.
Since the Faiba ad emerged, many companies are opting to use animation in advertisements because it tells a brand story in a fresh and engaging way. There is evidence to show that animation in marketing brings a higher return on investment.
The date was Monday the 23rd June 2014. Wilfred Kiumi, principal and founder of Jamhuri Film and Television Academy (and subsequently ADMI), was on a plane to Heathrow International for a conference he had been informed about only two weeks before. Despite his nerve-racking situation and the prospect of having to speak before numerous ministers and professors he was excited. He tells me “I knew when they contacted me that we (ADMI) were onto something.”