Young artist and animator exchange project Animated Alphabet 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 aims also to promote Latvian and Georgian animation art awareness and visibility, so the project is designed also 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 open air with techniques like drawing, modeling clay, animation applications.
This 6 month project is going to involve 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 final product - animated short film presented in public show during the closing event.
For all selected participants project is covering 70% of travel costs Georgia-Latvia-Georgia, 100% catering and 100% accommodation in Latvia.
For additional information contact: animatedalphabet2013[at]gmail.com
DEADLINE OF SUBMISSIONS: APRIL 15, 2013