The Women Creators Program is a paid virtual fellowship held from May-July 2022. The women creators will be paid USD 5,000 for the submission of their project.
If you know anyone who fits the bill, Asifa India would request you to support them by nominating experienced talented women creators. Experienced and talented women creators can submit registrations here: https://forms.gle/wp438sQ3FpxoXYfG8
The candidates will be selected from the following countries: India, Singapore, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.
The Women Creators Program is for storytellers, producers, VFX supervisors and VFX artists, animators, storyboard artists having industry experience over five years. The trailblazing program will have reputed evangelists and top industry experts as trainers, mentors, producers supporting your creative vision.
The program will train candidates on the Unreal pipeline, animation and DCC workflows, world-building and terrain tools, lighting and post-processing, material editor, sequence, livelink, and blueprint.
Here are the dates:
30 April 2022- Official Selection Announcement
16 May 2022- Program Commencement
27 May 2022- Pitch Submission/Shot Blocking
28 June 2022- Final Submission
Asifa India core committee member Sanjay Khimesara said, “With emphasis of the government on the AVGC Sector, we are determined to step up our efforts in building an ecosystem to bridge the gaps in making India a Global SuperPower in this space. The Women Creators Program has already shown its amazing results during its inception in 2021 and is a significant step to empower talented women creators and provide a platform to express their creativity.”
Women Creators Program batch one was held in 2021 by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. It witnessed a myriad selection of India’s talented women producers and VFX professionals who participated in the four-week long virtual training and mentoring program. The program started on 19 April 2021 and was aimed at inspiring and training women creators and forming a community of creators.
The program included evangelists and women mentors panel – Dancing Atoms creative producer Saraswathi Vani Balgam, CDL founder and director Charuvi Agarwal, Marta Ampudia Dalmau, Epic Games tech evangelist Arvind Neelakantan, Epic Games technical account manager Dean Reinhard, Green Rain Studios founder and Unreal authorised instructor partner for Epic Games Karan Parikh.