YouNeek Studios’ African Superhero Universe Acquired by Dark Horse Comics Receives VC Funding From Impact X Capital for Animation Development
Following a monumental 10-book deal with Dark Horse Comics, YouNeek Studios has secured VC investment from Impact X Capital to develop a groundbreaking animation series based on a world of superhero and fantasy stories inspired by African history and mythology….
[Watch] Belly Flop: Swimming Through Determination One Dive at a Time
A belly flop can be painful, hilarious and embarrassing, but not if you’re Penny in this adorable animated short from Triggerfish Studios. Belly Flop is an award-winning South African animated short film written by Kelly Dillon, directed by Jeremy Collins…
Goofy African Comics & Animation Perfect for April Fool’s Day
What’s the world without some goofy? These comics have them in excess. Today is the day the whole world goofs off, laughs at jokes and appreciate people’s creativity. It’s a real bummer that Coronavirus is trying to steal that thunder….
Triggerfish 10-Second Animation Competition 2020 Open for Entries
Do you like animation and want to create your own? The Triggerfish 10-Second animation competition is a great way to start. Triggerfish, the award-winning South African animation studio is again on the lookout for Africa’s top aspiring animation artists. The…
Exciting Times Ahead for Animation in Africa
What is the state of Animation in Africa? This post which originally appeared on Multichoice Talent Factory news on July 1, 2019 offers a great insight into the industry. The article has been slightly edited here for clarity and content….
Check Out The Winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch Competition
After about 2 weeks of voting, the winners of the third Digital Lab Africa Pitch competition have been announced. Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is a platform and a call for projects dedicated to creative content linked with innovation in Africa…
Vote Your Favorite Creators in the Digital Lab Africa 2019 Pitch Competition
Writing about the implications of Netflix greenlighting Mama K’s Super 4, the first animated show from Africa on the streamer, we argued that more pitching initiatives and storytelling labs were the way to go in bringing creative projects to life….