Monday, 05 November 2018 16:31


Written by Oro TIPC

The City Government of Cagayan de Oro is a longtime advocate of the creative industries. This event highlights the growing but largely unmined local digital creative sector by:

  • Bringing together the various clusters of the creative industries in Cagayan de Oro;
  • Connecting them to the local business community and education sector, as well as domestic and international networks; and
  • Positioning Cagayan de Oro as a major hub of the creative industry.


I.  Creative Digital Output Challenge (24-25 November 2018, DICT Skills and Training Center)

The Cagayan de Oro ICT Business Council sought to seed as fertile a digital creative ecosystem in Cagayan de Oro as those already thriving in Cebu and Davao by conducting a series of animation workshops, hoping to spark interest and direct attention to this emerging sector of the creative industry.

The Creative Digital Output Challenge is the culminating event for this workshop series conducted in cooperation with Syntactics, Inc., Cebu Animation Guild (CAG), and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) where participants will be competing in the following categories:

Onsite Theme-based Storyboard Pitching;

Onsite Theme-based 2D Unique Character Design;

Onsite Theme-based 3D Unique Character Modeling; and

Theme-based 10-second Video with Visual Effects

II.  Digital Illustration Workshop (25 November 2018, 9:00 a.m.-  3:00 p.m., Centrio Mall Activity Center)

To be conducted by noted Cebu-based illustrator and 3D artist,  and member of the Cebu Illustrators Guild MICHAEL JOHN  PUNSALAN ( who has worked  for high profile comic book publishers Marvel and DC.

III.  Exhibition and Awards Ceremony (25 November 2018, 4:30  a.m.-7:30 a.m., Centrio Mall Activity Center)

Showcasing digital arts in its many forms, music, animation, film  with guests and speakers who are leaders in the field.

Read  all about it in this gazette.