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The Cape Town International Animation Festival 2016

If you're wanting to learn more on the intricacies of making an animation, looking to hone in on skills or are simply an appreciator looking to marvel at the boundless creative talent from across the globe, then make your way to the River Club in Observatory on 19 - 21 February 2016.

The festival offers a wide spectrum of events to look forward to, including masterclasses, workshops and various screenings of never-before-seen films at the Labia Theatre.

Learn all the ins-and-outs of bringing 3D Characters to life with a presentation by senior Dreamworks animator, Nedy Acet. If you're an animation, movie boffin there will be diverse screenings of films happening through the course of the weekend. Films to look forward to include the likes of Farmer Llamas, Lost & Found, Stickman and Phantom Boy. While all these productions are made locally, animations that have gone on to receive global recognition and success include Triggerfish Animation Studio's award-winning productions of 'Khumba' and 'Adventures in Zambezia'. This widespread recognition is a testament of South Africa's and the world's thriving industry, showcasing a treasure trove of boundless creativity.

Other workshops that one should look into include a presentation of Adobe animation by Matthew Gyves, and an in-depth exploration into Software Licensing for those who are interested.

Finally, movie enthusiasts best not missed out on the highlight of the festival, a screening of the 'Best of London International Animation'

Come on along for a weekend of having your mind opened to the world of animation.


The Cape Town International Animation Festival 2016

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Event Details

Type: Conferences & Expos
Start: 19 Feb 2016 09:00
End: 21 Feb 2016 21:00
The River Club
Liesbeek Parkway,
Cape Town
South Africa
Adults Full Festival Pass :
R 500
Day Pass:
R 350
Students Full Festival Pass:
R 250
Labia Screenings :
R 250
Outdoor Cinema Screenings at the Labia:
R 40
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