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South Africa’s Cabblow Studios Brings a Cute 2D Twist to Important Diabetes Education

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.

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Call for Entries: More Films for Freedom – Deadline August 16

Program encourages submissions from UK-based LGBTIQ+ filmmakers working with storytellers/filmmakers from the African continent and Middle East.

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Animated Series ‘Isaura,’ Tackles Climate Change and Ocean Conservation

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.

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DISCOP Abidjan Animation du Monde 2020 Winners Announced

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.

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‘Mama K’s Team 4’: Nexflix Launches Their First Original African Animated Series

Streaming giant is collaborating with Triggerfish Animation studio and CAKE to launch a continent-wide search for local female writing talent for new series.

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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.

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Masters & Savant Showcases South Africa’s Production Talent

Award-winning multi-disciplinary production company based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and with a U.S. affiliate office in Chicago, launches a new website showcasing its strong collection of motion graphics, animation and visual effects artistry.

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‘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. 

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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.’

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