THE WOMAN IN THE IBERO-AMERICAN ANIMATION
Tuesday June 2 at 19:00 CET / GMT + 2
Round table on the situation of women in Ibero-American animation. With the participation of RAMA – Argentine Women of Animation Group, MIA – Women in the Animation Industry and MUMA – Women in the World of Animation.
Moderator: Silvina Cornillón, Animation! Ventana Sur Coordinator
Speakers: Romina Savary (RAMA), Alicia Núñez Puerto (MIA) and Renata García Patiño (MUMA)
RAMA, Argentine Women of Animation Group, is a diverse and broad collective that brings together working women from different fields of animation. It works horizontally and supports ideals of brotherhood and mutual support. It proposes promoting equal employment opportunities and critically analyzing the vision of women in animated stories.
MIA is an open and multidisciplinary association that was born in 2018 focused on the participation of women in the animation industry and in its several areas of decision. From MIA, we work to reduce inequality by providing visibility, evidence and action, and to guarantee stereotype-free content.
MUMA is a group of women who are part of the animation industry in Mexico and whose purpose is to promote, show and encourage the work of more women from Latin America throughout the world.
Romina Savary is a Production Technician in Audiovisual Media, graduated from the Film and TV department of the National University of Córdoba. She works as a general producer with extensive experience in the development and production of audiovisual content for documentary, fiction and animation. His most recent productions include the animation series “La Comarca de Julián”, “Operas para Soñar”; “Antón y el Mundo Raro” and “Bugstin”. In the documentary area, the Documentary Feature Films “Primera Luz” by Juan Darío Almagro, “El Pintor y su Doble” by Santiago Sein and “La Invención de Castagno” by Sebastián Gilli y Pablo Checchi. She is a founding member of APA (Association of Animation Producers of Córdoba) and founding member of RAMA (Argentine Women of Animation Group).
Alicia Núñez chairs MIA, the Association of Women in the Animation Industry in Spain. Writer and producer, she has worked on more than 25 animation projects for companies such as Aardman Animations, Ánima Estudios or BRB Internacional. Currently, she also directs the Department of Feature Film Development of Ánima and is a full member of the Spanish Film Academy.
Renata García Patiño is a storyboard artist and illustrator with more than 7 years of experience in the animation industry. She has worked in animated advertising projects, feature films and animated series working in different areas such as storyboard, animation clean up, visual development, character development, among others. She is currently Storyboard artist in house for Ánima Estudios, participating in projects such as the Netflix series “Legend Quest: Masters of Myth”, “The League of 5” and some of the installments of the “The Legends” saga. She is also a freelance illustrator and professor of Digital Illustration for the Bachelor of Multimedia Design at UTECA University. She is a founding member of MUMA (Women in the World of Animation).