5 International speakers you won’t want to miss at CTIAF (18 – 21 Feb)

Less than a week to go before the Cape Town International Animation Festival! Are you ready, Cape Town? The CTIAF is just around the corner… and booking is now open! Time to get to grips with the programme for 18 to 21 Feb – we’re starting to get ridiculously excited about our lineup of speakers, […]

Less than a week to go before the Cape Town International Animation Festival!

Are you ready, Cape Town? The CTIAF is just around the corner… and booking is now open! Time to get to grips with the programme for 18 to 21 Feb – we’re starting to get ridiculously excited about our lineup of speakers, events and screenings and we know you won’t want to miss out. So get booking now at http://www.ctiaf.com/buy-tickets. It’s only R500 for a full festival pass, giving you access to 76 hours of pure animation goodness! And don’t forget, Animation SA members get full festival passes for only R100.00!*

 

Here are five of our most highly anticipated events:

 

A talk by Mark Shapiro of Laika Studios, creators of Coraline, Paranorman and Box Trolls

A talk by Dreamworks animator Nedy Acet (for an extra R500, you can also attend his full-day masterclass)

A brief from Nickelodeon on the kind of content they are looking for from bright sparks like YOU!

A panel featuring Arnauld Boulard, head of production on Despicable Me

A workshop with Christine Ponzevera, producer of Aardman’s Chop Socky Chooks and the Oscar-nominated short This Way Up, on how to develop and produce IP

That’s just the tip of the iceberg, but we’ll leave you to check out the rest of the programme at www.ctiaf.com and start making some tough decisions!

 

We’re also screening some beautiful, award-winning films at the Labia Theatre and on the RiverClub Lawns, including Song of the Sea and Boy & the World.

 

So what are you waiting for? Stop reading and start booking!

 

Yours sincerely,

Animation SA

*Considering the saving you’ll get with an ASA membership, and the other great benefits it offers, including eligibility for delegations to international festivals, you might as well just mosey along to www.animationsa.org and sign up now – you’ll be able to get the CTIAF discount right away!

 

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