Call for African creatives: New Dimensions AR/VR Lab

Our partner Electric South launched the 4th call for candidates to participate in its annual AR/VR Lab. What is the New Dimensions Lab? Now in its 4th year, the New Dimensions Lab, created by Electric South, brings together diverse African artists to develop stories told through creative technology alongside leading industry mentors. The Lab takes [...]

By | Jun 26th, 2019|home, NEWS, Uncategorised, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Throwback: the Annecy Festival

The incubation of our Animation mentees kicking off, an important partnership signed, and more! This year's Annecy International Festival of Animated Film was full of important events for our DLA and Tshimologong team. South African creatives were well represented for this 2019 edition, with 20 delegates, including the 3 DLA Animation mentees, Naddya Adhiambo, Justus [...]

By | Jun 20th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Two new agreements to support South African animation industry

France and South Africa celebrate once again their collaboration in the field of animation with the signature of two major partnerships! On the 12th of June 2019, South African startup innovation hub, the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) have strengthened their ties with international partners by signing official [...]

By | Jun 13th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

DLA#3 Animation winners starting their incubation at the Annecy Festival

Digital Lab Africa is taking 3 of its 2019 winners to the legendary Annecy animation festival! From the 10th to the 15th of June, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival will take place in France. This reference event in the animation world is welcoming over 115000 people and 11000 industry professionals, and is featuring 88 [...]

By | Jun 6th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Tshimologong signs official partnerships with SACEM and INA

May 2019: Tshimologong signs important partnerships with prestigious SACEM and INA french organisations South African digital innovation hub Tshimologong Precinct strengthens its international ties with the signature of two official partnership agreements with the French National Audiovisual Institute (INA) on May 16, 2019, and with the French Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|Digital Music, home, NEWS, Uncategorised, Web creation/Transmedia|0 Comments

Opening of the DLA#3 Pitch Competition

From the 15th to the 28th of April, 30 creatives will compete in the 2019 Pitch Competition! The DLA#3 call for projects closed on the 31st of January, after over 500 entries from 30 sub-saharan african countries. The DLA digital content industry experts have now chosen the 30 finalists who will compete in the DLA [...]

CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER THE 30 DLA#3 FINALISTS!

The 30 DLA#3 finalist projects have been announced! Our DLA experts reviewed all the applications and here they are... 6 projects per category (Animation, Digital Music, Video Game, Virtual Reality) will compete in the Online Final Pitch Competition, from the 15th to the 28th of April 2019. The 10 winners will be announced on the [...]

Uzi

Uzi Animation category by Naddya Adhiambo Oluoch-Olunya | Sunflower Pictures | Kenya Uzi is a 3 minute long 2d animated short about a perfectionist seamstress and her precocious daughter Kpokpo. The two of them are on a quest to make the world’s most beautiful dress, so they travel all over Kenya looking for finest [...]

By | Mar 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Baba

Baba Animation category by Justus Macharia | Kenya Baba (Swahili for Father) is a 3 min spoken word paper animation that deals with the complicated feelings that a young man at the prime of his youth has about his aging father. Narrated in a four stanza spoken word poem, each stanza details four stages [...]

By | Mar 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Little Little Orishas

Little Little Orishas Animation category by Archange Kiyindou | Republic of the Congo A naive demigod wants to become King of Heaven… He just has to get through school first! Little Little Orishas is an Action/Afrofantasy animated series targeting high school goers. In postcolonial society that is craving positive representation of the Black community, Little [...]

By | Mar 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments