Animation & Graphics


Exciting additions to CTIAF as countdown starts

Thu, 23 Feb 2017
 Presented by Animation SA, the festival takes place from 3 to 5 March 2017 at the River Club in Obse

African Animation Network and SSTREAMM partner to create mobile channel on MTN 

Thu, 09 Feb 2017
 The African Animation Network is partnering with SSTREAMM to create an African Animation Network mob

ATEME powers the first UHD VR experience for Super Bowl LI

Tue, 07 Feb 2017
 ATEME announced that its advanced video compression technology was used for the VR near-live coverag

Facebook loses $500m VR headset battle

Fri, 03 Feb 2017
 The VR headset maker that Facebook bought in 2014 for US$2bn used stolen computer code, a jury award

Virtual Reality Africa at Berlinale Africa Hub

Wed, 01 Feb 2017
 Electric South and the Goethe-Institut present 'New Dimensions – Virtual Reality Africa', a selectio

Something for everyone at sixth Cape Town International Animation Festival

Tue, 31 Jan 2017
 Presented by Animation SA, the sixth Cape Town International Animation Festival takes place from 3 t

South African visual effects artists receive VES nomination

Fri, 27 Jan 2017
 Inspired Minority’s visual effects artists have been nominated for their work on Roots...

Ericsson’s Nuvu to distribute 20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks animated features across Africa

Mon, 16 Jan 2017
 Nuvu, Ericsson’s SVOD will distribute 20th Century Fox TV’s DreamWorks Animation-produced titles alo

Turner Kids and Animation SA announce winner of DISCOP 2016 Animation Pitching Competition

Wed, 23 Nov 2016
 Animation has been growing at a breakneck speed in SA, its artists proving themselves every bit as c

New South African VR game a crowd favourite

Wed, 16 Nov 2016
 Tyron Janse van Vuuren, the innovator behind the new kid on the SA gaming block – Echoplex....

South African animation up for BAFTA

Wed, 26 Oct 2016
 Triggerfish’s collaboration with UK production company Magic Light Pictures, is one of four nominees

ASA partners with MIFA for Africa's first Animation Lounge

Wed, 19 Oct 2016
 Animation South Africa has announced a new partnership with none other than MIFA...

The NFVF announces call for animation slate proposals

Mon, 10 Oct 2016
 The NFVF is calling for proposals for an animation slate to the value of R7.5m over a period of thre

Animation SA partners with Turner for DISCOP JHB 2016

Fri, 07 Oct 2016
 Animation SA is proud to welcome Turner as an official partner for the inaugural Animation Lounge at

VR hardware revenues to exceed $50bn by 2021

Thu, 06 Oct 2016
 Virtual reality may at present be making smalls steps, but it is primed to make giant leaps over the

SPT's Picture This campaign presents a VR experience

Tue, 04 Oct 2016
 As part of the Sony Pictures Television Picture This campaign, devoted to raising global aw

Video game pioneer ATARI to unveil new plans at DISCOP JHB 2016

Fri, 30 Sep 2016
 ATARI will unveil their offline and online strategy to conquer television audiences with new cutting

Animal Logic chooses FilmLight Baselight as end-to-end finishing solution

Fri, 23 Sep 2016
 Award-winning digital animation and visual effects studio, Animal Logic, has installed two Baselight

Triggerfish to animate Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book

Wed, 14 Sep 2016
 Triggerfish is animating an adaptation of 'The Highway Rat', a 2011 children’s book by the UK’s Juli

Ncam and The Foundry drive Dreamspace project for virtual production

Thu, 08 Sep 2016
 The European collaborative project creates new creative opportunities for immersive user experiences