Amusement of Wednesday, 6 January 2021
Ghanaian-British Animator Convenience Arthur states her triumph at the 2020 African Motion picture Academy Awards (AMAAs) is “not just a private win” for her but for Ghana as well.
Her website collection ‘I’m Living In Ghana, Get Me Out OF HERE’ – a comedic appear at her activities moving again to Ghana from London received ‘Best Animation Award’ at the once-a-year awards exhibit.
Arthur’s historic acquire is the 1st for Ghana in 16 years.
“Winning the award for Very best Animation at the Africa movie Academy awards arrives as a enormous shock. I did not imagine it would acquire as I have been nominated four occasions and each yr missed out,” expressed Arthur exclusively to MuseAfrica.com.
“But this earn is not just a private win for me but also for Ghana as ‘ I’m dwelling in Ghana get me out of here’ is the initial animation to earn in this class for Ghana.”
Arthur is also an editor, a graphic designer, a visible artist, a writer and an actress.
She was the 1st runner up at the 2018 Kuenyehia Ghana modern Artwork prize for her ‘Naughty Nii’ set up.
Her animated limited ‘The Peculiar Lifetime of a Spider’ earned ‘Best Animation’ award nomination at the 2015 Ghana Motion picture Awards and The Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Her operate ‘Imagine’ won ‘Best Animation’ award at the 2016 Golden Film Awards.
‘Black Barbie,’ a limited film and poetry animation by Arthur featuring Ama K. Abebrese has been screened at about 40 film festivals.
The film gained greatest-spoken piece movie at the Actual Periods Film Competition 2016 and Most effective Animation at the Ghana Movie Awards 2016. Arthur gained Ideal Woman director at the Black Star Worldwide Movie Pageant for the shorter film.
She is also a 2017 Ghana British isles Dependent Accomplishment (GUBA) Awards ‘Animator of the Year’ nominee.
Arthur is the founder of The Comfortable Studio, a Ghana-based multimedia studio specializing in animation, illustration and comic art.
Productions from the studio focuses on social problems like sexual harassment, skin bleaching and psychological overall health concerns.
Browse a lot more about The Cozy Studio here> https://www.thecomfystudios.com/
Arthur has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Graphic Structure from Central St Martins, College of the Arts London and a Master’s Diploma in Animation from the Royal College of Arts in London.
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