currently researching african animation : interested in compiling a database of practitioners in various sub-saharan countries : welcome any postings from practitioners

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Motion Capture Suite in Kigali, Rwanda

Africa Digital Media Academy in Kigali announced the arrival of its Motion Capture Suite (the first of its kind) on September 22nd. The academy that employs Kenyan animator Alfred Muchilwa as their lead animation instructor. This is the third country on the continent following Nigeria and South Africa to secure these facilities, with a view to contribute to the growth of the creative industries in this sector.
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Animation Training in Dakar

BBC World News - 'Embracing Animation in Africa' ran a story on a new initiative based in Dakar that uses EU funding to train 10 African artists in animation. The artists come from various countries including Senegal, Mali, Madagascar, Congo and Comor...Their work includes 2D and 3D animation and upon completion they will return back to their countries with seed funding to make their own films. You can watch the video at