Proudly presented by Animation SA, The Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) kicks off this Friday, 8 March 2019, with the African premiere of Zog, Triggerfish's latest BBC Christmas special with Magic Light Pictures.
Sibusiso Ngubelanga, 26, first applied to study at The Animation School in 2014 but couldn't afford the tuition. The Khayelitsha resident attended every open day for the five years since then, to the point that some of The Animation School staff assumed he was a student there.
Proudly presented by Animation SA, the star-studded programme has been announced for the eighth Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), which takes place from 8 to 10 March 2019 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.
After winning seven international awards and screening at over 60 international festivals, Triggerfish's short film Belly Flop is now on YouTube.
Yowza Animation (Canada) and Pixcomm (South Africa) have teamed up to develop Ting-Ting, a new preschool series about a patchwork girl living in a patchwork world.
The South African animation industry cemented its position as a key industry player when locally produced film Belly Flop was screened at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France.
"The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers." There's the story of Little Red Riding Hood that everyone knows and then there's the Roald Dahl version.
Hendrick's Gin's tagline is 'Undeniably peculiar, utterly delicious" - a phrase that could equally describe Tulips and Chimney's acclaimed animations.
New York City is the least hospitable place on earth to live - at least for the downtrodden creatures living there. That's the premise of Animals., HBO's hit animation for adults, which Vulture calls "one of the funniest, most idiosyncratic shows on television."