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Animation du Monde @ DISCOP Zanzibar

The third round of the Pan-African Annecy – MIFA Pitches Animation du Monde was contested at DISCOP Zanzibar. In the end the judges decision was unanimous and the 2 projects selected to compete in the continental final at DISCOMICS Joburg (in no particular order) are: My Friendly Tokoloshe & Hiraeth.

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Ingrid Agbo on making history

Ingrid Agbo laughingly points out that “… I can’t even draw a line.” This Paris-based Togolese director and camera operator didn’t let her lack of experience in the art form stand in the way of working towards producing an animated series about African history.

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AAN bridges global community @ Annecy

The African Animation Network (AAN), the pro-profit, talent-driven social enterprise, embarked on a journey 18 months ago to bridge the global animation community.  And today, the first day of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival & Market (Annecy/MIFA), represents the accomplishment of this goal.

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  • 10 Best Graphics Card Under $100 (2019 Guide)
    by Matthew on March 29, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    In the current technological climate, as prices fall and spec standards rise as they do, having a powerful graphics card is an integral part of working as a digital creative. With even your most mid-range laptops arriving with non-integrated graphics, and some even having more powerful cards than their package-built desktop counterparts, there’s really no […] The post 10 Best Graphics Card Under $100 (2019 Guide) appeared first on Pixelsmithstudios. […]

  • 10 Best Digital Notepads of 2019
    by Matthew on February 20, 2019 at 9:56 am

    If you’re anything like us at Pixelsmith, you’re a hands-on kinda person who likes to be able to work, sketch, jot notes and plan in a natural manner – but still be able to organise and store everything digitally. Until a few years ago, this wasn’t really possible, or at least not ideal. Now, however, […] The post 10 Best Digital Notepads of 2019 appeared first on Pixelsmithstudios. […]

  • Top 10 Best Wireless Pen Mouse in 2019
    by Matthew on December 21, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    With not much evolution in computer mice since their inception, apart from the change from ball to laser mice, it wasn’t going to be long before something like a Wireless Pen Mouse came into being. Shaped like a pen, yet functioning like a mouse, these pocket mice are some of the only innovate and ergonomic […] The post Top 10 Best Wireless Pen Mouse in 2019 appeared first on Pixelsmithstudios. […]

  • MattePaint Academy with Conrad Allan
    by Neal Strydom on December 10, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    The post MattePaint Academy with Conrad Allan appeared first on Pixelsmithstudios. […]

  • Top 12 Affordable 3D Printers 2019
    by Matthew on December 4, 2018 at 10:32 am

    First becoming available for home use in the late 2000s, cheap 3D printers have fast become even more affordable and easy to use for personal and small-scale creative projects. 3D printers for the home are a step up from increasingly popular 3D pens, but not quite the same level as the industry standard printers used […] The post Top 12 Affordable 3D Printers 2019 appeared first on Pixelsmithstudios. […]

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