The second leg of the Pan-African Animation du Monde 2020 competitors, which occurred at DISCOP Abidjan, has been accomplished, with the winners now getting ready to take part within the Continental Finals going down at DISCOP Johannesburg later this yr.
The winners are:
The Oil of Amadi by Matthew Brown (South Africa) and Harrison Yinfaowei (Nigeria)
Tchamba by Doh D Daiga (Burkina Faso)
Orisha Pikin by Archange Kiyindou (Republic of the Congo)
Over the past three years, Animation du Monde, in partnership with DISCOP Markets and Annecy Worldwide Animated Movie Fest and Mifa, has considerably impacted the African animation panorama by enjoying a pivotal function in reaching the Francophone African artistic group. The standard of tasks being offered displays this outreach, and has led to new alternatives for African animation producers to compete on the worldwide stage. That is the one leg of the competitors that takes place in a Francophone African nation. Over the past two years it has developed right into a launch pad for the competition in West Africa.
Annecy 2020, which can be marking its 60th yr, not too long ago introduced that Africa would be the continent of honor as a part of the African 2020 Inventive Season. The African animation group may have additional alternative to showcase its abilities and abilities whereas sharing its wealthy historical past of artwork.
The decision for the third prelim of the Pan-African Animation du Monde going down on the Accra Animation Movie Competition (AAFFIA) in Ghana, is presently open. Contestants have till the July 12 to submit their venture. Video pitches can be accepted for these not in a position to attend the preliminary regional spherical at AAFFIA. Nonetheless, candidates who’re in a position to attend the occasion can be given choice. Extra data relating to the submission course of is accessible right here.
Supply: African Animation Community