Kevin Jackson is a Jamaican Writer, 2D Animator, Filmmaker and Fight Choreographer. His passion for
telling stories is evident in his awards, accolades and contributions to the film and animation community
as he served as President of the Jamaica Animation Nation Network, the animation association for
Jamaica from 2014 to 2021. He is also Director and outgoing Communications and Marketing officer for
the Jamaica Film and Television Association. In addition to storytelling, Kevin is an avid contributor to
the creative scene in Jamaica archiving knowledge through several design articles he has published in in
the Jamaica Observer and Wealth Magazine. He is also an educator, lecturing in the film, digital media
and animation programmes at The University of the West Indies, Mona; The HEART VTDI and the
Northern Caribbean University. To date Kevin’s accolades include.
- Winner Best Animation at the Columbus Black International Film Festival 2018
- Winner Best Animation at GATFFEST Film Festival 2018
- Winner Best Animation, Best Actor and Best Script at the Lignum Vitae Film Festival 2018
- Winner “Best Short Film” & “Best Director”, GATFFEST Lignum Vitae Film Festival 2016
- Winner “Viewer’s Choice Award”, GATFFEST 2015
- Winner “Lenny Little White Award Best Local Film” GATFFEST 2014
- Winner of the “Best Animation” & “Best Foley”, NCU Lignum Vitae Film Festival 2013
- Winner of the One Minute Mobile Caribbean Film Festival 2012.
- President of the Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN), Jamaica’s Animation Association 2014.
- Director of Communications and Marketing the Jamaica Film and TV Association (JAFTA) 2016
- Director of Public Relations, Jamaica Design Association (JDA) 2013.
- Director of Promotions for Reggae Film Festival 2012.
- Director of promotions for Animae Caribe Jamaica 2012.
- Volunteer Animae Caribe Jamaica 2011.