CAFF: Behind the Scenes
CAFF: The Cultural Animation Film Festival May 20th-24th, 2017
CAFF is brought to you by Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre in association with Twiddle Productions Inc, The Center for Pacific Islands Studies UH Mānoa, and The Cultural Animators Network
CAFF: Community Partners
Kapi‘olani Community College New Media Arts
The New Media Arts (NMA) program is a two year AS degree program located at Kapi‘olani Community College (KCC) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The NMA mission is to prepare students for employment in the fields of interface design and animation.
The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a world-class research and academic institution focused on informing solutions to some of the world’s most vexing problems. Through an integrated, comprehensive, and sustained system of Earth and planetary observations, research, and education, SOEST staff work to transform the way people live on Earth by enabling a healthy public, economy, and planet.
CAFF: Organizing Partners
George Siosi Samuels is the founder of the Cultural Animators Network and creator of the Tales From Nanumea series. His passion for cultural animation stems from his past work with Polynesian, indigenous, and First Nations communities. His work has been featured by Adobe, Toon Boom, and the World Indigenous Network (to name a few). When he's not supporting the cultural animation community, he's a Community Manager for a global financial tech company by day, and a podcast host for the It Will Come Show by night.