The South African animation industry cemented its position as a key industry player when locally produced film Belly Flop was screened at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France.
“The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers.” There’s the story of Little Red Riding Hood that everyone knows and then there’s the Roald Dahl version.
Hendrick’s Gin’s tagline is ‘Undeniably peculiar, utterly delicious” – a phrase that could equally describe Tulips and Chimney’s acclaimed animations.
New York City is the least hospitable place on earth to live - at least for the downtrodden creatures living there. That’s the premise of Animals., HBO’s hit animation for adults, which Vulture calls "one of the funniest, most idiosyncratic shows on television.”
Revolting Rhymes won the International Emmy Kids Award for Animation on Tuesday at a ceremony held during MIPTV in Cannes.
The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, in partnership with MIFA brings you the first ever “Road to Annecy” pitch session that will be hosted at the Cape Town International Animation Film Festival (CTIAF) on the 2nd of March 2018.
South Africa will be represented at the 90th Academy Awards by the animated film, Revolting Rhymes. The film is the adaptation of Roald Dahl's twisted fairy tales and has been nominated in the category of Best Animated Short making it the first animation nomination from African continent.
'Revolting Rhymes' is one of five animated short films nominated for an Oscar, directed by Jakob Schuh (Oscar-nominated for 'The Gruffalo') and Jan Lachauer (Oscar-nominated for 'Room on the Broom') and co-directed by Bin Han To.
M-Net Movies is once again doing an Animania festival for the December holidays on one of its channels on MultiChoice’s DStv platform, kids and family animation films that be rolled out this year, from 6 December, and will this year be divided into themed weeks. by Thinus Ferreira
On Monday, 11 December 2017, Cartoon Network Africa will reveal the first ever, wholly produced in Africa, animated shorts. In the weeks to follow, local audiences will be able to take delight in three more locally produced animated shorts to be broadcast every Monday until 1 January 2018.
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