• Welcome to the website of the French Institute of South Africa!

  • Bienvenue sur le site de l'Institut Français d'Afrique du Sud !

IFAS & Cap Town International Animation Festival

The French Institute of South Africa is partnering once again with the

Cape Town International Animation Festival

 

CTIAF 1

 

From March 2nd to 4th 2018, the only African Animation Festival of the continent is coming back to show you the best of the animation industry from Africa and all over the world! Be ready!

 

This year again, the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) – represented by Erika Denis (Head of TV, Media & Film and Digital Lab Africa Director) – is partnering with the Cape Town International Animation Festival. On this occasion, the French producer Ivan Zuber from Laïdak Films (French/German Production Company for animation, live action and VR Films created in 2015), with a major in animation film at Gobelins School of Visual Communication in Paris, will participate to a talk and speak about quality films, regardless of their format, length, or type.

 

 

But there is even more to come!

 

Alexandre Heboyan is invited as well with the courtesy of The Animation School. This renowned director will inspire you, from 'Mune, Guardian of the Moon' to Jonas, by his experience in films projects development. As a foretaste, you can already listen him on the Animation SA's podcast interview...

And not to be outdone, the dazzling movie 'The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales' will have his first African premiere during the festival. This French animated anthology is produced by Benjamin Renner, who wrote the comic of the same name, and was one of the 2014 Academy Award nomination for Ernest & Celestine at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

 

To not miss anything, check here the complete CTIAF program

 

Complete program of the French presence @CTIAF:

Friday 2 March 2018

11h00 – 12h45 – Orange Room
The Road to Annecy
A pitching Competition hosted by the NFVF

14h00 – 14h45 – Orange Room
The NFVF and the French Institute of South Africa discuss the coproduction Treaty

15h00 – 15h45 – Congo Room
Waterloo, Trafalgar, and other tales about working between SA and Europe
Producer Ivan Zuber and director Matt Torode talk about the challenges and opportunities of working remotely on their latest project "Waterloo & Trafalgar", based on the book from Olivier Tallec

 

Saturday 3 March 2018

15h30 – 16h15
Are tri-coproductions the best way to make your film? We hear from The High Commission of Canada, French Institute of South Africa and a local SA producer

 

SCREENINGS:

Best of Annecy 2017
Saturday 3 March, 13h30, Orange Room

Best of Annecy Kids 2017
Thursday 1 March, 15h00, Isivivana Centre in Khayelitsha
Sunday 4 March, 15h30, Clubhouse

Big, Bad Fox & Other Tales
Sunday 4 March, 16h30, Congo Room

 

Cinema & Media - Events & News

  • Bannire les misrables - Copy - Copy
    Events & News

    Award winning French film "Les Misérables" released in South Africa

    French film Les Misérables has been released in South Africa on 17 January, by Videovision Entertainment through United International Pictures (Africa), in eleven participating cinemas in Cape Town, Durban, Joburg and Pretoria. The film has been on a winning streak since it has won the prestigious… Read more
  • DLA-Linkedin-e1578499916222
    Calls for applications

    Digital Lab Africa - Call for projects for DLA#4

    The Digital Lab Africa call for applications is open to anyone from the field of digital content creation: artists, producers, designers, start-ups, SMEs, collectives, students or entrepreneurs, based in Sub-Saharan Africa or a national of a country in this region. The call targets innovative… Read more
  • 2020-MyFFF-FB
    Cinema

    MyFrenchFilmFestival 10th edition

    The cosiest film festival is back in South Africa from 16 January to 16 February! After 10 million streams recorded across 200 territories in 2019, MyFrenchFilmFestival, the first online French film festival will be back on 16 January for its 10th edition. Across the globe, and from the comfort of… Read more

Frenchlinks.sa.logo

According to your personal taste and interests, Frenchlinks helps you get in touch with the French speaking community and agencies in South Africa and Lesotho. Learn more...

Contact

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Audiovisual Attaché for Southern Africa

Tel. (+27) 11 403 0458 
Direct (+27) 11 727 5105