CAFÉ recognizes the importance of the visual effects and animation industry becoming more inclusive and diverse. That’s why we are committed to promoting and reflecting an inclusive culture through our activities by creating a safe environment that supports the values of equality, accessibility, inclusion, and respect.
Learn more about our various diversity and inclusion resources below and discover the Rolling Green program, initiated by the Québec Film and Television Council (QFTC), whose mission is to facilitate the adoption of eco-friendly measures for audiovisual productions in Québec.
ACCESS:VFX is a global, industry-led, non-profit comprised of 40 leading companies, industry bodies, and educational establishments in the VFX, animation, and games industries. It focuses on actively pursuing and encouraging inclusion, diversity, awareness, and opportunity under its four pillars of Inspiration, Education, Mentoring, and Recruitment.
Asians in Animation‘s mission is to create space and support the global Asian animation community throughout their entire careers. By creating more access to industry education and a streamlined communication channel between Asian animation communities all across the globe, we hope to empower Asian creatives to take the next step in their careers and thrive in what they do. We help the animation industry support their Asian employees and create more diverse and inclusive Asian content through advocacy, research, talent development, focus groups, and resources.
LatinX in Animation (LXiA) represents a diverse group within the Animation, VFX, and Gaming industries dedicated to uniting a talented pool of innovators with a heart to create exceptional stories across multiple platforms.
QueerTech strives to queer the tech ecosystem by breaking down barriers, creating spaces, and connecting communities to support and empower LGBTQ2S+ people to thrive.
Rise Up Animation is dedicated to increasing diverse talent in the animation industry by providing BIPOC with industry advice, portfolio feedback, resume feedback, and the tools needed to turn their dreams into a reality.
Women in Animation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring together the global animation community to empower and advocate for people of underrepresented gender identities in the art, technology, production, and business of animation, inspiring excellence, and justice in all facets of the industry.