Essence Festival 2023 nominates Francis Y Brown's Animation Film, ROOM 5

Essence Festival 2023 nominates Francis Y Brown's Animation Film, ROOM 5
Room 5

Ghanaian short animation film, Room 5, has been nominated in the 2023 Essence Film Festival. The film which was directed by Francis Y. Brown showcases how patients are treated by nurses when they visit the hospital, it also portrays how people are afraid of injection.


In 2021 the film was shortlisted to be screened on New York Shorts International Film Festival. It has also received various awards across the world including Best Animation at the Africa International Film Festival in 2016, Best African Film at the Abidjan Animation Awards in 2023 and many more.


The animation was created by Production Company Animax FYB Studios which has other films to their credit, including Jabari, set for a 2023 premiere, TuTu, which is in the development stage and Room 5 which can be found on YouTube.


The founder of Animax FYB Studios, Francis Y. Brown, has received recognition across the world including features in the international media space. The Ghanaian filmmaker was honoured at a laureate of Africa 35 under 35 as one of the inspiring young entrepreneurs under 35.


The 2023 Essence Film Festival of Culture takes off from June 30-July 2. The event will take place in New Orleans a city in Louisiana. This was announced in a post by Essence Festival on social media.


The Essencefest presented by Coca-Cola seeks to showcase storytellers across the African Diaspora through original screening of film, television, new media plus a panel discussion, workshops, celebrity events and more.


The event this year will have performance by African artistes - Wizkid, Tems and Kizz Daniel. 

Comments

MORE FROM
entertainment

More From 3Music News

Reggie Rockstone Hints at Historic Collaboration with Obrafour and Okyeame Kwame

Reggie Rockstone Hints at Historic Collaboration with Obrafour and Okyeame Kwame

During his interview on 3Music TV's Big Conversation, Reggie Rockstone hinted at an upcoming historic collaboration with fellow Hip Life legends Obrafour and Okyeame Kwame.

Reggie Rockstone Reflects on 30 Years of Hip Life and Reconciles with Promzy

Reggie Rockstone Reflects on 30 Years of Hip Life and Reconciles with Promzy

Ghanaian music legend Reggie Rockstone celebrated 30 years of Hip Life, reflecting on his journey and the genre's evolution on 3Music TV's Big Conversation.

Stonebwoy Unveils His Latest Single, YOUR BODY

Stonebwoy Unveils His Latest Single, YOUR BODY

Stonewboy unveils his latest offering, YOUR BODY.

Nacee Set To Host KAVOD in London

Nacee Set To Host KAVOD in London

Get Ready for Nacee's Spectacular KAVOD Show in London!

Dr. Chris Aminarh Explains Airborne Diseases on The Big Conversation

Dr. Chris Aminarh Explains Airborne Diseases on The Big Conversation

Dr. Chris Aminarh illuminates the topic of airborne diseases.

Dentaa Spearheads Grammy Expansion Into Africa And Middle East

Dentaa Spearheads Grammy Expansion Into Africa And Middle East

The Recording Academy announces a historic expansion into Africa and the Middle East, spearheaded by Dentaa Amoateng, Senior Consultant to the President and CEO, Harvey Mason Jr. This landmark move aims to support music creators in these regions through various programs and collaborations

Stonebwoy Denies Role in Shatta Wale's Event Cancellation at University of Ghana

Stonebwoy Denies Role in Shatta Wale's Event Cancellation at University of Ghana

Stonebwoy, the Ghanaian dancehall artiste, has categorically denied rumors that he was involved in the cancellation of Shatta Wale's event at the University of Ghana.

Jordan Ayew Celebrates 100 Caps for Ghana with Hat-Trick and Golden Boot

Jordan Ayew Celebrates 100 Caps for Ghana with Hat-Trick and Golden Boot

Jordan Ayew achieved a milestone on June 10th, earning his 104th cap for Ghana in their 4-3 win over the Central African Republic at Kumasi's Baba Yara Sports Stadium

Baka Dabri Shines on 3Music TV's Morning Bite

Baka Dabri Shines on 3Music TV's Morning Bite

Baka Dabri recently graced the set of 3Music TV’s Morning Bite, delivering a performance that left hosts Jay Foley and Lerny Lomotey, along with the viewers, in awe. Following his captivating performance, Baka sat down for an engaging conversation, delving into his musical journey, current and upcoming projects, and his unique fashion sense.

Frenna and Davido Team Up for MORE PRETTY GIRLS

Frenna and Davido Team Up for MORE PRETTY GIRLS

Frenna and Davido are set to release their collaborative single, MORE PRETTY GIRLS, this Friday.

Rihanna Unveils Fenty Hair Line

Rihanna Unveils Fenty Hair Line

Rihanna launched her highly anticipated Fenty Hair line at a glamorous event in Los Angeles on Monday, June 10.

Rihanna Talks  Rediscovering Music, Gives Album Updates, and Addresses Pregnancy Rumors

Rihanna Talks Rediscovering Music, Gives Album Updates, and Addresses Pregnancy Rumors

Rihanna Says Music is a New Discovery for Her, Gives Album Updates, and Addresses Pregnancy Rumors

More Similar Videos

No similar videos to show related to this post. Explore other sections.