Workshop: a GIF a Day

Led by Francois Beaurain, whose work is featured in AFF 2018, the workshop will be articulated around the techniques used to create his piece “Monrovia Animated” ( The workshop will teach participants basic techniques of using GIFs (Graphic Interchange Format) covering topics such as stop-motion animation, how to create a seamless loop, and the creative possibilities of GIFS. Participants will produce a GIF a day over the course of the workshop. Each day is split between shooting and then editing.

The Addis Foto Fest (AFF) was established in 2010 by award-winning photographer and cultural entrepreneur, Aida Muluneh. The festival is organized by Desta for Africa Creative Consulting PLC. AFF is a biennial international photography festival held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It has previously featured exhibitions, portfolio reviews, conferences, projections and film screenings in many different renowned venues. It is also the first and only international photography festival in East Africa.