T.A.L.E.N.T
Trekvoy Art & Literary Endowment for the Naturally Talented (Registerd Charity #882)
 


Cherisse Brewster ~
A freelance 2D animator and character illustrator. She graduated from the Barbados Community College and owns an Associate Degree in Visual Arts. She has worked 3-4 years as an animator for West Toonz Inc during which she has worked on projects for the Costal Zone Management Unit Barbados, Unicef and Spider Eye studios. Other projects she has worked on includes Harris Paints Perma Colour commercial, GO! insect repellent commercial and Future Centre Trust Bri & Luk.



 




Raashid Ifill ~
As a passionate creative and technical person, he enjoys both the freedom of creative expression and the diligence of technical application. After completing his Bachelors of Computer Science, he continued his passion for animation in the professional arena when he was hired to work at the Caribbean Digital Media Centre in 2012, where he eventually claimed a supervisory role. Most recently he opened his own company, Ifillium Studios which offers Animation and Game Development 
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Alexander Matthews ~
Pursued his degree in graphic design at Barbados Community College after successfully achieving this, he moved on to further increase my education at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus where he studied for and was rewarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and Linguistics. Alex has been in the animation industry in Barbados for the past four (4) years having started his
journey from Caribbean Digital Media Center 2012. Since then he has worked for a few  Canadian animation companies, most recently Big Jump Productions in Ottawa.  Currently, Alex is the Creative Director /Manager for 40hrs & a Paycheck Films.
 


Marsha Tull ~
Her journey in animation began back in June 2012 at the Caribbean Digital Media Center where her initial training commenced. Ever since then, she has been pursuing animation as a career of choice, aiming to be the best she can be and producing works that are not only entertaining, but true works of art. Marsha specializes in 2D animation and rigging, with a hint of 3D animation on the side.
 

 



Nikita Williams ~
A creative and expressive young lady. From her active imagination, she created stories and illustrations from a very young age. Setting out to learn something different, Nikita tried her hand at Computer Studies at Barbados Community College. There she succeeded but art was still her passion. Surprisingly surrounded by like-minded classmates, she pursued it again on her own which lead her to Caribbean Digital Media Centre in 2012 to 2013. There she learned animation, its industry and the heavy importance that team work plays. With four years in the field of animation, Nikita isn’t looking back instead she wants to learn more and develop her skills. 
 

Aisha King ~
A published author, animator and the creator of The Zana Series. Her first introduction to animation came when she was hired to train as an animator for Caribbean Digital Media Company (CDMC) in 2012.  There she learned how to use Harmony and Storyboard Pro from Toon Boom and thus the journey toward creating an animated series began. Her non-profit T.A.L.E.N.T has been successfully awarded grants from the EU (European Union) and the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) for the Zana Series project which aims to educate children about the environment.
 

 A.J Cote ~
Experienced Animation Leader with a demonstrated history of working in the animation industry. Skilled in almost all aspects of production with strong leadership skills leading global teams through to post-production. I am a strong business development professional who graduated from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology. I have lived and worked around the world for almost 20 years and have a global network of business partners.