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.
Revolting Rhymes won Best Animation at the BAFTA Children's Awards last night, beating off strong competition from The Amazing World of Gumball, Shaun the Sheep and We're Going On A Bear Hunt.
Revolting Rhymes is nominated in the Animation category at the International Emmy Kids Awards, where it's up against Oddbods, Siesta Z, and Trude's Flatmate.
Toon Boom Animation has released the latest edition of its flagship technology: Harmony 15. Available now, the new version introduces features that aim to revolutionize how artists create and animate. Harmony 15 is the first and only software to break down the barrier between bitmap and vector.
Leading kids' entertainment specialist CAKE has announced its partnership with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios to coproduce comedy action series Mama K's Super 4.