Triggerfish at Annecy 2015

Categories: Animation, Festival, International Industry, presentation, SA industry, studio | Posted by: Triggerfish

Earlier this month, Triggerfish attended Annecy International Animation Festival for the 4th year running. This comes after 2012, where Adventures in Zambezia screened, 2013 where Khumba premiered in competition and 2014 where Triggerfish Head of Development, Anthony Silverston was invited back to sit on the jury. This year, a group of 9 Triggerfish employees were part of a 40-strong South African delegation to the international animation festival and market in France.

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Oct 29 2014
POP the Culture!

POP the Culture!

Categories: Festival, presentation, SA industry, workshop | Posted by: Triggerfish

POP The Culture launches it’s training and workshop programme during the 2014 Kunjanimation animation festival running from 26th November – 30th November and various members of the Triggerfish team will be presenting workshops and masterclasses alongside other industry experts during the event. See below for more details and join the Facebook group for updates.

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Triggerfish at DISCOP Africa

Categories: Animation, Festival, International Industry, SA industry | Posted by: Triggerfish

DISCOP Africa is a three-day TV content event happening Nov 5-7th in Johannesburg, combining a major industry trade show, educational seminars and networking events, designed around building new relationships and growing a business.

Triggerfish partner Anthony Silverston will be attending as a member of the Final Jury for a pitching competition held as part of the DISCOPRO Program, showcasing new and original ideas for programming from African producers.

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Khumba nominated at Silwerskermfees

Categories: competition, Feature Film, Festival, khumba, SA industry | Posted by: Triggerfish

Khumba is up for an award in two categories at the 4th edition of the kykNET Silwerskermfees taking place in Cape Town August 27th-30th. The Silwerskermfees celebrates the burgeoning South African film industry and has proved itself as a renowned local film festival and aims not only to increase the exposure of young talent but to create an opportunity for dialogue between young upcoming filmmakers and established names within the industry. The awards take place Saturday 30th at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay.

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Triggerfish at Open Design Festival CT

Categories: Animation, Feature Film, Festival, khumba, kids, presentation, SA industry, studio | Posted by: Triggerfish

The 2nd edition of OPEN DESIGN Cape Town took place from August 13-23rd with the theme “Design is for Change”. The annual, cross-disciplinary event is a recognized World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 event as well as a platform for a number of other WDC2104 projects throughout the full and varied programme. Triggerfish was pleased to take part in a few events:

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The 2014 Annecy Report

Categories: Animation, Feature Film, Festival, International Industry, khumba, presentation, SA industry, zambezia | Posted by: Triggerfish

 Annecy 2014 was truly a hotbox of animation this year as producers, animators and student scurried about in the sweltering heat of the French summer sun in the hopes of securing the right deal, finding the right job or simply getting their work up on the big screen for the adoration of their peers.

Anthony Silverston and Mike Buckland from Triggerfish were among the enthusiastic participants this year and it was a great opportunity to build on the relationships that were established last year when Khumba premiered in competition at the festival.

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Triggerfish at Annecy Animation Festival

Categories: Feature Film, Festival, International Industry, khumba, SA industry, zambezia | Posted by: Triggerfish

For the next week, over 7000 animators from across the world descend on the picturesque French town of Annecy to get their yearly fill of everything animation. This includes Triggerfish partners Anthony Silverston and Mike Buckland who will be attending the Annecy International Animation Festival and attached industry market (MIFA) which runs 9-14th of June. Silverston is a guest of the festival as one of 3 jury members for TV films and Commissioned films after his film “Khumba” screened  in competition at the 2013 festival.  Last month, he was also a jury member for Stuttgart International Animation Festival. Triggerfish’s first film “Adventures in Zambezia” was selected out of competition at Annecy in 2012. This will be the second year that South Africa will have a stand at MIFA with over 20 South African delegates attending.

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Triggerfish visits Stockholm, Sweden

Categories: Animation, Feature Film, Festival, khumba, presentation, SA industry, sea monster, studio | Posted by: Triggerfish

Khumba director Anthony Silverston was invited to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the 2014 Stockholm International Film Festival Junior where Khumba was shown to almost 900 kids in 2 sold-out screenings. He also presented Triggerfish’s next film “Sea Monster” written by Raffaella Delle Donne which he has been developing since finishing Khumba as a “Work-in-Progress” as well as gave a presentation taking local and visiting filmmakers through the animation industry in South Africa.


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Khumba in Stuttgart

Categories: Animation, competition, Feature Film, Festival, khumba | Posted by: Triggerfish

Triggerfish’s second animated feature “Khumba” has been selected to be in competition at the 2014 edition of The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) along with 11 other animated films. Additionally,  Triggerfish director Anthony Silverston has been selected to be on the jury for the category Tricks for Kids Series.

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