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.
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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.
Three projects chosen from 2nd leg of competition; submissions due July 12 for the third competition leg taking place at upcoming Accra Animation Film Festival.
Streaming giant is collaborating with Triggerfish Animation studio and CAKE to launch a continent-wide search for local female writing talent for new series.
Award-winning short that screened at Annecy 2018 closing ceremony, about a fearless girl learning to dive, is now available.
South Africa-based company also has the short film ‘Belly Flop’ screening during the festival’s closing ceremony and ‘The Highway Rat’ TV special, which it animated for Magic Light Pictures, is in competition.
Inspired by the theatricality of puppetry, Magic Light Pictures delivers a varied yet coherent ensemble of characters for the Oscar-nominated CG-animated short that is true in essence to Blake’s designs.
Award-winning Roald Dahl adaptation is directed by Oscar-nominated team Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer.
Popular Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge Alesha Dixon will voice Bliss, the action series’ new star character.
CAKE sets deal for more episodes of the award-winning comedy series, which it co-produces with TeamTO.