Abel Kouamé

Afrika Toon (Ivory Coast)

Abel Kouamé aka Kan Souffle is the CEO of Afrika Toon since 2006, and president of AIFA (Ivorian Animation Association). He has directed short animated films including 4 animated feature films, some of which have won awards: “Pokou Princesse Ashanti” (2013), “Soundiata Kéïta le Réveil du Lion” (2014) and “Wê l’Histoire du Masque Mendiant” (2016), “DIA HOUPHOUET” (2017). He is also the author of two comic books, “Gbassman” and “Les Sorcières”. He has been president and/or member of the jury of festivals such as:  Les Trophées francophones du cinéma 2015, Le Festival d’animation de Meknes Maroc 2014, Discop Abidjan 2016 (on animation pitching competition)