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Pictures From the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - An Ordinary Blue Monday Morning

In the first of a weekly focus on contemporary independent animation, Chris Robinson puts the spotlight on a powerful sand animation short from South Africa that depicts everyday neighbourhood violence through the eyes of a young girl.

Education & Training Headline News

The Animation School Enters Three-Year Partnership with France's École Émile Cohl

South Africa's leading tertiary school launches a teacher exchange program to boost The Animation Schools 2D curriculum and Émile Cohl's 3D offerings.

Turner Broadcasting Headline News

Turner Ups Cecilia Persson to VP Programming & Content Strategy Kids EMEA

Retaining her previous role of acquisitions and co-production international, Persson will now also manage and lead programming strategy across EMEA for all Turner’s kids linear and digital platforms.

Triggerfish Headline News

Triggerfish Story Lab Announces Top Stories from Continent-Wide Search

Selected storytellers include Lucy Heavens, one of the writers on the breakout South African animation hit ‘Supa Strikas,’ which is broadcast in 120 countries around the world.

Picture Box Distribution Headline News

‘Annedroids’ Sells to Disney and YLE Finland

The Walt Disney Company picks up first two seasons of award-winning CGI/live action hybrid series ‘Annedroids ‘for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Mobile Headline News

Hopster Goes Global with 100 Territories

Following a raft of multi-territory content deals with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Millimages, CAKE, and EarthTree Media, kids TV & learning platform arrives in countries across Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

The Mill Headline News

The Mill+ Brings LEGOLAND to Life for ‘Awesome Awaits’

The Mill+ creates a host of colorful characters, including dancing camels, pirates, pharaohs and parrots, all led by a LEGO dragon which sweeps through the city, mimicking the iconic LEGOLAND rollercoaster ride.

Triggerfish Headline News

Triggerfish Hooks Aardman’s Arthur Sheriff

Cape Town-based studio is currently in production with Magic Light Pictures on the animated adaptation of U.K. author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler’s best-selling children’s book, ‘Stick Man.’

9 Story Entertainment Headline News

Disney XD Picks Up Season Two of ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26  episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S. 

Triggerfish Animation Studios Headline News

Triggerfish Takes Top Animation Prize at Africa Movie Academy Awards

For the second year running, Triggerfish Animation Studios receives the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation for their second feature film, ‘Khumba.’

Time Headline News

Guru’s 'Justin Time' Explores the World with Disney Jr.

Disney Channel acquires Guru Studio’s hit preschool show for its channels in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, extending the show’s reach throughout every continent.

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