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Sony Expertise League by THU Winners Reimagine Life on the Ivory Coast

Sony Expertise League by THU, a world problem organized by Sony Group Company (Sony) and Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU) to assist the expansion of younger creators and empower revolutionary concepts by artwork, introduced the profitable workforce of its third version. After months of intense work alongside their digital leisure mentors, workforce Djossi 225 was chosen by the Grand Jury; Asako Tomura (Producer of Superior Contents Improvement, Sony), Gilles Gaillard (Co-Founder, Animaj) and André Luís (Founder & CEO, THU).

The workforce of 4 creators impressed the judges with their creativity and revolutionary mixture of a live-action documentary format with 2D and 3D animation, used to make clear the on a regular basis heroes of Abidjan on the Ivory Coast. The workforce’s mission, titled Djossi Heroes, transforms on a regular basis struggles within the nation’s largest metropolis into animated superpowers, reflecting their topics’ tenacity and perseverance.

“We’re thrilled to announce Djossi 225 because the profitable workforce of this 12 months’s Sony Expertise League by THU,” mentioned Luis. “Their mission is every little thing we seek for when creating these challenges. To push folks into attaining their full artistic potential, regardless of their background or the format through which they selected to do it. It was an honor giving Nandy Diabate, Achille Djadja, Aristide Kouakou N’dri and Moussa Bagnon a platform to make themselves seen. We sit up for seeing what they may obtain sooner or later.”

Team Djossi 225
Group Djossi 225

Because the winners of Sony Expertise League by THU, the workforce will now get an opportunity to journey to Barcelona, together with its fellow finalist groups, for the THU Creators Circle in July, to be part of a “Pitch Bootcamp.” For his or her unique grand prize, Djossi 225 will get pleasure from an all-expenses paid journey to THU Japan, the group’s Storytelling Retreat in Kaga Metropolis (September 20-23).

“It’s a sense of pleasure, of delight that drives us,” mentioned a consultant from Djossi 225. “We found Sony Expertise League, we benefited from loads of diversified data. It was a powerful journey for 3 months and the tour topped by the victory, it’s simply unimaginable!”

As part of the general problem, all 5 finalist groups had entry to unique mentorship alternatives, and as much as 10,000€ in residing bills to concentrate on their mission.

Sony Expertise League by THU began in 2020, designed for all creators between the ages of 18 and 35 keen to point out their concepts to the world. Partnering up with Sony, it reached over 100 nations with greater than 150 submissions, giving beginning to initiatives that blend a number of disciplines and supply one thing distinctive to the world.

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