CT International Animation Festival

2 to 4 March 2018

cape town international animation festivalThe 7th annual Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) offers something for all ages, presenting the best of local and international films by award-winning animators, as well as providing a unique platform to engage with global industry leaders in a series of insightful workshops, talks and panel discussions.

The CTIAF has become a significant fixture on the international festival calendar as a marketplace for the fast-growing and internationally acclaimed African animation industry. The Festival also hosts live drawing classes, business-to-business sessions, producer events, networking opportunities and government panel discussions in addition to student competitions and an outreach programme.

This year’s line-up features Big Bad Fox, The Highway Rat, Mary and the Witches Flower, Pear Cider and Cigarettes and Mune, The Moon Guardian. The speaker line-up includes John Shuzo Shiota, Robert Valley, Alexandre Heyboyan and Lorna Withrington. There is also a workshop with animation artists, including South African Manga group, Umlando Wezithombe, as well as a selection of screenings of work by international artists curated by the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Other events in the programme include a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) component, ADOBE demo sessions and talks from CTIAF supporters, such as the Department of Arts and Culture and the City of Cape Town.

“The CTIAF is a space where people connect, share ideas, build bridges, learn and explore the fascinating world of animation.” Read Mustapha Hendricks’ review of the Cape Town International Animation Festival.

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Venue: The River Club, Liesbeek Pkwy & Observatory Rd, Observatory, Cape Town
Time: Various
Cost: Screenings R40 | Day Pass R350 | Festival Pass R250 – R500

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Website: www.ctiaf.com
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Twitter: CTanimationfest

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Discussion18 Comments

  1. i would love to take my Dad and kids to this My Dad loves these modern day cartoons and as he has just turned 70 his hearing is going as is his eye site so taking him to a theater would be fantastic

  2. My partner and I are animation fanatics. We wouls so love to attend this festival. It would be our belated Valentines date.

  3. Candice van Litsenborgh

    My husband and I fell in love watching “Up”. He cried nearly as loudly as me. We can never go back to that cinema. It was very ugly crying.

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