DISCOP Abidjan in partnership with the African Animation Network (AAN) will host the 3rd annual Animation du Monde pitching competition next month and entries are now open.
This past weekend saw some of the most talented African animation creators present their work both live and through video presentations at ICON CGC. These pitches were part of The Animation du Monde preliminary round that was one of 3 international competitions taking place at ICON CGC this year.
As part of its growing acquisition of content from Africa, Netflix has announced its first original African animated series - Mama K's Team 4. The series is produced by award-winning South Africa based studio, Triggerfish Animation, and London based kids and family entertainment specialist, CAKE.
During a press conference in Paris, Annecy Int. Animated Film Fest' & Market/MIFA announced their exciting animation film line-up whilst also welcoming Nora Twomey as MIFA Campus' first female patron. Twomey, a partner at Cartoon Saloon, directed the critically acclaimed The Breadwinner.
Proudly presented by Animation SA, The Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) kicks off this Friday, 8 March 2019, with the African premiere of Zog, Triggerfish's latest BBC Christmas special with Magic Light Pictures.
Sibusiso Ngubelanga, 26, first applied to study at The Animation School in 2014 but couldn't afford the tuition. The Khayelitsha resident attended every open day for the five years since then, to the point that some of The Animation School staff assumed he was a student there.
Proudly presented by Animation SA, the star-studded programme has been announced for the eighth Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), which takes place from 8 to 10 March 2019 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.
After winning seven international awards and screening at over 60 international festivals, Triggerfish's short film Belly Flop is now on YouTube.
Yowza Animation (Canada) and Pixcomm (South Africa) have teamed up to develop Ting-Ting, a new preschool series about a patchwork girl living in a patchwork world.
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