Next Level Summer Camp 2021

The future of technology and creativity is here and now is the perfect time to level up your skills to start your own creative project, amplify your current skills or work in animation, games or 3D! Our 2021 Digital Summer Camp takes your animation, game design story bible and 3D modelling skills to the Next Level by participating in only one week!

 

Learn the industry fundamentals to animation, use industry software with 3D computer-aided design (CAD) trainers and design the game plan for a gaming idea from top Guyanese talent in Guyana and Canada.

 

This is our second online, but sixth Annual Summer Camp and is filled with highly interactive feature training sessions to empower and educate you on the fundamental and practical skills you need to get started on your next animation, gaming or 3D project. Our trainers are young professionals in the industry with academic and experiential practical tools and advice to help you to join the digital workforce. 

2021 Courses

Camp Details

  • Summer Camp Dates:

 

August  14 – 21, 2021 (One FULL week)

 

  • Summer Camp Venue:

 

Our e-learning platform – Guyana Animation Network Inc’s Virtual School (thinkific.com)

 

 

  • Summer Camp Times: 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM

 

(Sign in between these hours at any time convenient to you on specific training days) Team members may be unavailable to answer queries or technical questions outside of those hours; as the case arises.

 

Costs

 

  • Principles of Animation – GY $18,000/ US $90

 

  • 3D Modelling (Computer Aided Design) – GY $20,000 / US $100

 

  • Intro to Game Design (Story Bible) – GY $16,000 / US $80

🚀 As a student participant, you will have the exclusive opportunity to receive direct feedback from our team of your respective trainer(s) and team members and engage with us during and after the Camp on our Discord channel.

🚀 Discounts are available for participants who use select partner codes and community groups.

🚀 This is a paid training event and is open to all, designed by the Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc. to help make entry into the digital and global creative jobs and other opportunities more valuable, accessible, community-empowered and fun.

🚀 Have your work showcased to our global audience and access to opportunities as part of our Network.

The Summer Camp is part of our long term goal to build an international school for Guyanese and Caribbean citizens to learn from industry professionals local and global in skills relevant to animation, gaming, new media, and digital media. This 2021Summer Camp marks our 6th Annual Summer training experience and it is our second time hosting it fully virtually (online). Our facilitators, team of volunteers and organizers are ready to serve you, the participants. The programme will be highly interactive and will feature training sessions to empower and educate anyone, but especially young Guyanese on immersing themselves into the digital world.

 

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SPACE IS LIMITED. All successful applicants will receive an email from our organization.

 

Contact us on +592 677 5858 or +592 610 6636; or Whatsapp +592 626 6736; or email info.animationgy@gmail.com for more information. 

Join our Discord Community

You’re invited to join GAN’s Discord server.
In our server, you’ll be able to:

  • Access our Summer Camp content & other activities
  • Connect & network with our creatives
  • Access creative resources and information

Watch our instruction video for new members to our Discord Community.

Getting Started

Thank you for your interest in signing up for our Next Gen Summer Camp 2021.

We are the first virtual learning platform emanating from the Caribbean where registered participants will have access to digital and creative skills-training opportunities and resources.

Our training is open to all Guyanese, Caribbean, South American and global citizens.

As such, we would like to provide three(3) important steps for completing sign up, registration and accessing our virtual digital training experience:

Before Step 1

 

View this short video on how to ‘Create Your Thinkific Student Account’ . This will help you to understand the Steps below.

 

Step 1: Sign Up

 

Sign up as an interested participant in our online form at https://bit.ly/3Brnt3Y

(If you have already done this, continue to Step 2)

Step 2: Create Your Student Account

 

Create your student participant account on our virtual platform (‘platform’) at https://destinationdigitaldesign.thinkific.com/
Please use the same email address that you signed up with, in our online form, to create your  student account on the platform.

 

You can do this by:

  • clicking on “Sign in” anywhere on the platform, OR
  • choosing and enrolling directly into the course that you signed up for, by clicking “Pre-Order Available Now” then “Buy…” (as seen in the photo below).

 

After clicking “Buy”, you will either be directed to sign up by creating an account before reaching our international or special code payment options.

 

Local Payment Options

  • GTT MMG (Please see our MMG information below if this is your option of choice)

If you have paid using our local GTT MMG option, upon email receipt of your electronic payment, we will provide you with a code to enroll and access your course on the virtual platform without the need to pay online.

 

 

International Payments

  • Payment through the virtual platform 
If you are an international or local partner or participant paying online, you can pay for the course(s) of your choice directly through the virtual platform by clicking “Pre-Order Available Now” then “Buy…” thencreating your student account, then proceeding to “Checkout”. Once you’ve followed these steps for online payment, you will be enrolled into your course.

Sponsored Partner or Individual Beneficiary Codes

 

Special code

If you are an individual beneficiary or partner beneficiary being sponsored, please enter the code  specially provided to you by our team or given to you by your partner, to access the course of your choice, without having to pay online.

Email us to redeem your code.

(Once you’ve completed creating your account and paying (locally or through the platform) or entering a special code, continue to Step 3)

Create your student participant account on our virtual platform (‘platform’) at https://destinationdigitaldesign.thinkific.com/
Please use the same email address that you signed up with, in our online form, to create your  student account on the platform.

 

You can do this by:

  • clicking on “Sign in” anywhere on the platform, OR
  • choosing and enrolling directly into the course that you signed up for, by clicking “Pre-Order Available Now” then “Buy…” (as seen in the photo below).

After clicking “Buy”, you will either be directed to sign up by creating an account before reaching our international or special code payment options.

Step 3: Start Your Training

Training begins on August 14, 2021 until August 22, 2020. The course content for each day will be activated and published on each respective day, for you to access.

Each day’s training may take you 30 minutes to just over 1 hour. You can sign in at any time during the day to access the training and complete your course objectives. 

Payment Options

Mobile Money Guyana (MMG)

Merchant: Guyana Animation Network Inc.

Code: m20372

Mobile #: +592 610 6636

PayPal on https://destinationdigitaldesign.thinkific.com/

Direct Deposit:

Name:  Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc. (Chequing Account)

Account number: 100000042837

Bank: Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd. (Camp Street)

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