Tales from Teachers is a a back-to-school campaign by Fruits of the Loom. It is inspired by real notes, given to students by their teachers to take home, ranging from “why Maya may have a worm in her pocket”, “how a boy got a nacho in his eye” and “how Nikki’s friend accidentally ate her lip-balm”.
AVA are a boutique digital agency who strive to connect brands to their fans through film, animation, motion graphics & designs. Here are a few favourite recent projects and behind-the-scenes perspectives on their work and values.
Feral Child, an animation and illustration studio based in Durban, hand-picks pieces to showcase their skills and portfolio of work and talks us through each of them for a behind-the-scenes view on their origins.
New animated video for David Guetta’s “Don’t Leave Me Alone” is racking up millions of views on YouTube.
The Diver, a short story by We Are Batch TV, looks at the struggle that many face to do what they truly love.
AHEM! is South Africa’s first gallery dedicated to illustration, concept art and animation. Read our quick interview with its founders.
Based on the much-loved children’s book, ‘Stick Man’ is a festive tale brought to life by Cape Town based animation studio, Triggerfish.
Jean-Pierre Le Roux’s creations leap off the screen with ultra-real textures, light and colours. Come step into the world of 3D graphics.
Triggerfish are at the forefront of animation in South Africa. We chatted to them about the process of getting their stories screen-ready.
Written by Carl Stemmet, ‘Systraat’ is making TV history by being SA’s first animated sitcom and the first SABC show to premiere on YouTube.
Using puppetry, shadow-play and dark sand on a light box as ‘ink’, Dryfsand ingeniously creates beautifully evocative monochrome sand drawings set to live musical soundscapes.
Triggerfish Animation Studios has established The Story Lab, which aims to give Africa’s most talented storytellers the opportunity to develop their ideas.
Because cracking a rotten egg into a batch of perfectly good ones is no-one’s idea of a good time, Studio Bolland initiated and produced ‘Do It Yourselfie’ – a sweet series of bite-size DIY videos.
Created by Shy the Sun, ‘The Curse of the Sad Mummy’ follows the perpetually lonely Amumu as he embarks on an unfruitful journey to find friends.
Kariba is a modern African fairytale inspired by a mixture of historical events, African folklore and pure imagination. It’s a proposed feature-length animated film developed in house by the Blue Forest Collective.