Tag Archives: animation

Marvel drops ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer

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Marvel dropped the very first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War  — which is set to be the biggest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to-date. It is the penultimate film in the Avengers franchise, ahead of Avengers 4, and is the first phase of wrapping up the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it. The film brings together all of … [Read more]

CTIFM&F Attracts Hundreds of Filmmakers

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The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival took place in October with ten days of film screenings, workshops, master classes and exhibitions. Hundreds of local, national, and international filmmakers and industry professionals gathered at venues across the V & A Waterfront to share, learn and network. With collaboration as its key vision, the CTIFM&F … [Read more]

‘It’s Africa’s Time For Animation’

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African animators Triggerfish are looking to swim with the big fish in this multi-million-dollar pool. One of them is producer Vanessa Sinden who left the movie business to work in a barn and make one of South Africa’s most successful films. When Vanessa Sinden turned her back on South Africa’s growing movie industry to work … [Read more]

Cartoons for African children are frozen by a lack of funding and imagination

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For a century, animated films have shaped the childhood memories of children all over the world. Children in Europe and North America, though, have had the privilege of recognizing themselves in these characters. This is why Disney princesses Jasmine, Mulan and Tiana were almost revolutionary for being Middle-Eastern, Chinese and African-American, respectively. Those characters just don’t exist … [Read more]

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