CALL FOR CONTENT: MSHINI TV
F****D UP AFRICAN CARTOONS
The African Animation Network (AAN) isn’t only focusing on children’s content and has opened a call for content for its new MSHINI TV brand. This will be another Open Network Platform and home for animated content of a more mature nature. Making it possible for creators who want to focus on the +16 target market with a platform to showcase their work.
AAN has partnered with DISCOP Markets and Annecy Int. Animated Film Fest. & Market/MIFA (Annecy/MIFA) to present MSHINI TV. MSHINI TV will make its European debut at Annecy/MIFA 2020 as part of the official festival program and the Africa 2020 Creative Season before screening at DISCOP Johannesburg 2020. Creators can submit their content HERE.
MSHINI TV is a corruption of the isiZulu phrase “mshiniwamahlaya” with “mshini” meaning “machine (gun)” and “wamahlaya” meaning “joke“. Combined, “mshiniwamahlaya” is a pun which means both “machine (gun) jokes” and “joke machine/factory“.
The African Animation Network is a pro-profit, talent-driven social enterprise and open network with a core mandate to empower African animation professionals and build a sustainable African animation industry.