Claire Hamel-Smith

Claire Hamel-Smith, (Trinidad) Winner of the 2011 Animae Caribe/Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Pitch This! Scholarship to attend the CaribbeanTales Incubator Program, this 20-year-old animator formed Lab206 with some classmates after graduation from the University of Trinidad &Tobago. The studio’s pilot project ñThe Upstarts,î is an animated sitcom targeting 13 to 18 year-olds.