Animation studio’s trio of kids’ series heads to SVOD and AVOD platforms Shahid VIP and Shahid; the deal kicks off later this month with the debut of ‘Counting With Paula’ Season 5 and ‘Leo the Wildlife Ranger.’
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13-country study, undertaken as part of network’s ‘Climate Champions’ campaign, shows health of the planet a top priority for kids 6-12.
One of several recent initiatives to help develop the African animation industry, the program is open to African citizens; shortlisted applicants will have three months of paid skills development – submission deadline is July 23.
Animaccord inks deals with leading French TV platforms for new content; preschool spinoff ‘Nursery Rhymes’ hits the airways in early June, with ‘Masha and The Bear’ Season 5 coming soon.
The “nutty” animated series about an optimistic but prone to chaos squirrel and her best friend Barry the Bunny, from South African creators Lucy Heavens and Nic Smal, was revealed today at Annecy 2021; series set to debut in 2023.
French association that supports women in animation reveals its new initiative, Parcours de Femmes, which targets French speaking women from France and Africa; aspiring filmmakers will receive support in the development of short film projects to be pitch at Annecy 2022.
As a follow-up to ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ their animated short about diabetes, South Africa’s Cabblow Studios releases new film about staying safe during the pandemic, starring the filmmaker’s aunt, who lost her life in the second wave.
New 18 language campaign looks to educate kids about climate change, empowering them to join a community of young people to take on small changes that can ‘Make a World of Difference.’
Using ‘Muundo,’ a new universal visual language created by artist Láolú Senbanjo, animation studio creates promotional spot with eye-catching lines, symbols, and patterns to inspire African youth to call on their leaders to end malaria within a generation.
MENA families will be able to view ‘Transformers: Rescue Bots,’ ‘Power Rangers Beast Morphers,’ and ‘My Little Pony: Pony Life’ on Spacetoon T.V channel and Spacetoon GO.
Cardiff Animation Festival and Cape Town International Animation Festival are collaborating on a virtual event that features a week of curated screenings, workshops, and Q+As; programs will feature Welsh and African animated shorts previously screened at the respective festivals over the past 5 years.
The Nairobi-based female-led kids’ edutainment studio partners with Oscar-winning actress and author on a new YouTube Kids & Family Original animated series featuring Africa’s first kid superhero; ‘Black Panther’ star lends her voice to the upcoming two-part episode as well as the series’ trailer.
CG animated feature tells the story of Samory Touré, an African warrior king who fought the French colonization of West Africa during the 19th century.
Animated children’s series mirrors African Ashanti kingdom tradition of teaching the importance of community life and its values.
Kabelo Maaka and Dr. Tshepo P. Maaka’s animated short, ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ which competed in Annecy 2020, artfully presents needed information about the dangers and difficulties faced by people with disease.
From the team behind global hit ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ comes a new animated sci-fi comedy series about a boy and his mum suddenly transported across the universe; global rollout begins later this year.
10-year partnership will build regional gaming hub for industry offering a training and entrepreneurial platform for cultivating talent and launching new careers throughout Middle East and Africa.
Fully African-produced animation project garners upwards of 2 million viewers a week while addressing the challenges for African teens navigating school, family, and friendship.
‘The God of High School’ director Sunghoo Park leads the production of new series based on Gege Akutami’s manga published by Shueisha in Japan and VIZ Media in the U.S.
Program encourages submissions from UK-based LGBTIQ+ filmmakers working with storytellers/filmmakers from the African continent and Middle East.
In trailer for South Africa-based collective Lucan’s new series, hand-drawn characters mixed with 3D environments create a distinct, textured look that transports viewers through the streets and coast of Mozambique.
South African-based animation studio expects to create 60 new jobs over three years in its new Galway location.
Premiering June 15 as one of Annecy 2020’s 10 feature films in competition, Brent Dawes and Sandcastle Studios’ charming new animated family adventure will be released worldwide on VOD June 26.
Africa's first animated short film festival, coming this November as part of DISCOP Johannesburg, is looking for kids’ content; submission deadline is September 1.