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Animation SA is calling on animators to submit examples of their work and company details for a brand new South African animation industry showreel and industry information booklet for the prestigious Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France in June 2013.

The industry showreel will demonstrate the best of what the South African animation, VFX and motion-graphics industry has to offer while the booklet will have information on studios, projects, schools, directors and financial incentives for potential investors, buyers, coproduction partners and collaborators.

The deadline for submissions is 17 April 2013 at 19h00.


For inclusion in the Animation SA Showreel 2013, filmmakers must submit ONE of the following:

  • Company show reel (2 minutes maximum)
  • Short demo reel of your series/film/short/web content (2 minutes maximum)
  • 2 best commercial pieces (2 minutes maximum for both files)

File format: H264 Quicktimes, 720p/PAL.

Naming convention: Company Name Showreel

Information booklet

For inclusion in the Animation SA industry booklet, Filmmakers must submit ALL of the following:

  • The name of the company
  • The contact details of the producer (or point of contact): their name, international telephone number, email address, and the company's website address
  • A short bio of the company, areas of focus, products, clients and any awards a filmmaker has won (250 words maximum)
  • A short list of any projects in development or production and the status of those projects (150 words maximum)
  • Three images of your strongest work – 300 DPI is preferable and concept/illustration art is encouraged.

File formats

  • One ".rtf" document for all the information.
  • All images must be jpegs.

Naming conventions

  • Company Name Information
  • Company Name Image

How to submit

For submission, click here to follow a link to the Animation SA dropbox url and choose "Download to my dropbox"; create a folder using your company's name, save all the above files in the folder and send through a link to your folder to

Deadline: 17 April 2013 at 19h00