Digiart Fest 2018




Entry Fee: UGX 5,000

Theme: Discover

Themed "Discover" we saw more creatives and digital art enthusiasts show up for the two day event at Design Hub Kampala. Exhibitions from Mongola studios, Loukman Ali, Elupe House of comics , Creatures Animation, Reminac comics, Agix creative, Mango tree, Sketch Clan, Leaves animation, and Gamers Nights that led the Call of Duty tournament.


Digiart Fest 2018 Schedule

Day 1

09:00am EAT
Design sprint: Animation for social change.
6 Animation studios work on 6 social justice topics with civil society organisations (Results to be presented at 4:00pm)
01:00pm EAT
Lunch Break
03:30pm EAT
i3 Media Panel
Sunjata: Soft launch of first Ugandan video game.
04:00pm EAT
Design sprint presentations
05:00pm EAT
Tribe Panel: Presentation of the Animation and Illustration Collective.
05:30pm EAT
Premiere of Tribe Animation
06:00pm EAT
Social drinks / Mix and Mingle

Day 2

09:00am EAT
Master Classes:
- Animation (Exclusive insight into developing animation)
- Illustration (Broaden your illustration skills)
12:00pm EAT
01:00pm EAT
Lunch Break
03:00pm EAT
Kab Comics Panel
Mongola Panel
04:00pm EAT
Guest Speaker - Kwizera
Creatures Animation Panel
05:00pm EAT
NAICON Panel - Sunjata Gameplay Presentation
06:00pm EAT
Mix & Mingle DJ

The attendance significantly increased to 1000 on both days compared to 800 of the previous year. The event was graced with Naiccon representatives all the way from Nairobi Kenya in attendance.

Reminac comics conducted a story writing challenge amongst primary schools and awarded the winners at the event with Barasa Brian Wafula of Naiccon as the main celebrant.