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SEA (South America – Europe – Asia) is a 2-week intensive concept development master class based on cooperation between three continents, each represented by the partners: Anima Mundi (Brazil), The Animation Workshop (Europe), and Office H (Japan). Together, the three partners aim to strengthen the network between the international animation industry and young concept development artists, across the three territories.

This intensive master class is for concept development artists and animation creatives with a background of a junior or intermediate professional directors, concept artists, storyboard artists and designers from the international animation film industry. SEA focuses on creating new and unique animation based concepts for the market that can form the basis of new animation-based storyworlds, brands, and universes.

Furthermore, the master class will strengthen the participants´ ability to create strong commercially viable concepts through case studies, and hands-on development processes. The main goal is to create new concepts and make them ready for the market.

The SEA Concept Development Master Class is supported by the MEDIA MUNDUS programme of the European Union.

Who is it for?
SEA is aiming for a maximum of 15 participants from the international animation industry and related fields of Brazil, Europe, and Japan.

SEA offers an excellent opportunity, if the participant wish to:

•    Strengthen the international network
•    Acquire knowledge of the markets in Brazil, Europe, and Japan
•    Be equipped to participate in high-level international co-productions
•    Take the next steps into actual international co-productions

Contents of the master class
The participants of SEA will get the opportunity to work in a fantastic environment, supported and inspired by professional guest speakers from the International media and animation industry. The participants will work in groups of three, one from each continent, in developing universes and storyworlds for comics, films, TV-series or games – an exclusive network opportunity to work with other concept development artists.

SEA is also an opportunity to become a part of a world-wide network of professionals from the International animation industry. SEA will support the participants in making these new concepts ready to take to market on all three continents.