Comfort Arthur 

Is an Artist based in Ghana and UK

Comfort Arthur is a British born Ghanaian award-winning animator, illustrator and visual artist. She trained at the Royal College of Arts before moving to Ghana to set up The Comfy Studios.  Her short film Black Barbie has been an international hit and has screened in more than 50 film festivals across the world and has won several awards. Comfort is currently working as a Festival Director for FUPiTOONS FESTiVAL, Africa's first film festival dedicated to short form animation for kids. She is also  working with researchers to explore how digital immersive technologies through animation can help African and Caribbean men who may be experiencing mental health issues access the appropriate treatment and assist in engaging in dialogues with clinicians.

Awards 

Nominee Best Animation AFRICA ACADEMY MOVIE AWARDS 2016 (peculiar Life for A Spider)

Best Animation GOLDEN MOVIE Award 2016 (Imagine)

 

Best Spoken Word film REAL TIMES FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Black Barbie)

Best Animation GHANA MOVIE AWARDS 2016 (Black Barbie)

 

Nominee Best Animation AFRICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Black Barbie)

 

Nominee Best Animation QUEENSWORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Black Barbie)

 

Nominee Best short short film QUEENSWORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Black Barbie)

 

Best Spoken Word film REAL TIMES FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Untitled)

 

Best Spoken Word film REAL TIMES FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Untitled)

 

Nominee Best Animation AFRICA ACADEMY MOVIE AWARDS 2017 (Untitled)

 

1st Runner up Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Ghanaian Art 2018

 

1st Grand Prix Project D’Animation R.A.F.A (Fespaco Film Festival 2019

 

Best mixed media for the Animation SA short film awards at Fak'ugesi African 2019 (Black Barbie)

 

Best Voice Over CAMEROON ANIMATION INTERNATIONAL Film Festival (I’m living in Ghana Get Me Out of Here) 2019 

 

Nominee Best Web Series Womanhood Festival (I’m Living In Ghana Get me out of here) 2020

Nominee Best Animation AFRICA ACADEMY MOVIE AWARDS 2020  (I'm Living In Ghana Get me out of Here)

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