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Winx Club Makes its Way to South Africa

According to a recent announcement, Rainbow’s globally popular animated series Winx Club will be making its way to South Africa this month, courtesy of a landmark deal with one of the country’s leading free-to-air channels, ETV. The channel will be broadcasting the fifth and sixth seasons of Winx Club by July, with a broad multiplatform marketing campaign to follow across TV, press, and ...


Official Trailer for Khumba Released

As preparation for the US release of Khumba, the South Africa-based Triggerfish Animation Studios has just released the first official film trailer for the CG-animated full length feature. Khumba is scheduled to arrive in theaters and Video on Demand on December 6, 2013, making it Triggerfish’s second animated feature – the first one being Adventures in Zambezia, which was released ...


Zambesia is South Africa’s Highest Grossing Film

The animated feature Adventures in Zambesia has recently grossed an estimated $18 million worldwide, which makes it the top grossing South African film in the past 30 years. The Triggerfish Animation-produced film was recently sold to French distributor Metropolitan Films, which signed up for both Adventures in Zambesia and Triggerfish’s next animated project, Khumba. Among the other final ...


Xilam: from France to the UK

Xilam, an animation studio based on France, is hoping to bring its cartoons to a wider audience. To do so, the studio has signed a deal with JC Media, which will help bring its shows to the UK, Ireland, and South Africa. This would include Oggy and the Cockroaches, Mr. Baby, Rahan, and A Kind of Magic. ...


Carl² hits the world (world²?)

Carl² (That’s “Carl Squared”) has been signed to appear on televisions across the globe.  Already seen in Poland on Canal + Cyfrowy/Zig Zap and in South Africa on KTV, Carl2 will also appear in Italy on DeA Kids and in Belgium on RTBF.  The show explores what would happen if a regular teenage kid had a clone of himself.  Sounds like it could come in handy sometimes ...

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