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Triggerfish Animation Studios is hiring!

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Triggerfish is putting out a country-wide call to the very finest talent in South Africa to join our team in creating an exciting new half hour children’s film, based on a book by one of the worl

Adobe Red Day Invitation

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Join us on the 11th March for the Adobe Red Day Cape Town. Designers, get your full access pass to unlock the opportunities presented by Adobe Creative

Annecy Submission Deadline!

2014 has just begun and the 38th Annecy International Animation Film Festival is upon us by only five months. There is time left to register films on-line for the Festival.

King Reveals “Candy Crush” Hits 150 Billion Plays To Date

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King, the maker of the addictive and popular “Candy Crush Saga” game, and reported IPO candidate here in the U.S., released new numbers today indicating its growing user base and traction.

The Foundry User Groups in Cape Town & Johannesburg

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Touchvision are excited to bring to the creative industry "The Foundry User Groups" in Both Cape Town and Johannesburg, graciously hosted at The Animation Schools' premises.

Touchvision appointed The Foundry Reseller in South Africa

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"Adding The Foundry's range of products to our portfolio now enables us to provide creative individuals and teams with the most powerful and comprehensive tools on th

Chaos Group Ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

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Versatile Lighting, Shading, and Rendering Toolkit for 3ds Max Delivers Powerful New Feature set. Production-Ready for Teams of Any Size

Sixteen Animated Projects to Receive U.K. Tax Relief

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A total of 16 animation programs have received official certification from the British Film Institute, the first step in accessing the U.K.’s competitive new tax relief, and a further eight have rec

Animation xChange is a community-driven initiative aimed at unifying the South African community. We hold social get-togethers on the second Thursday of every month in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. Animators with vastly varied levels of experience share their work, their experiences and a few drinks. Students are invited to show their projects and constructive criticism and input is given by all. Visit the website at www.animationxchange.org

News

Etiuda&Anima Call for Entries

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One Minute Fest’s CanAnimation Challenge Open

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Brazil’s One Minute Festival–now the largest video fest in Latin America–has kicked off an innovative challenge for short film makers.

Casa Labia call for exhibitions

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Casa Labia Gallery is inviting contemporary artists to submit applications for Solo exhibitions for the Casa Labia Gallery 2013 / 2014 exhibition Calendar.

Events

AnimationxChange September CPT

13/09/2012 - 19:00
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We will have Black Ginger presenting their work on the First for Women Ads and we also have the guys from Super Strika talking about going from a comic to a series.

Articles

‘Man of Steel’s’ VFX: Building a Better Son of Krypton

Will tax breaks draw a line under British animators' UK exit?

Certain Television Fare Can Help Ease Aggression in Young Children, Study Finds

No Place Like Oz: A VFX Sampler

'Angry Birds' Publisher Rovio Slingshots Itself Into the Ad Business

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