Animation

Selections

Animation short
19 minutes / 2017
Director: Adebimpe Adebambo
Country: Nigeria
The beautiful and peaceful kingdom of Apata is threatened by the circumstances of the birth of princess Tejumade—a gift to the royal family through the magical powers of the great Iroko tree and its emissary; Baba Ogbon. She must journey to the dreaded forest to obtain the last gold leaf from the great Iroko tree otherwise, Apata will be destroyed forever. Ika, the evil water spirit stands between her and the safety of her kingdom.


Animation short
8 minutes / 2017
Director: Stephen Shima Iosun
Country: Nigeria
A timid boy develops a crush on a girl he runs into at a bus stop. Will he summon the courage to talk to her, or will he let the opportunity pass him by?


Animation short
9 minutes / 2017
Director: Jibril Mailafia
Country: Nigeria
Grouf Poto is a comedy that satirize the situation when its up to one person to break the imperfect chain of imperfection but the odds out weigh the will.

 


Animation short
15 minutes / 2017
Director: Gatumia Gatumia
Country: Kenya
Democracy... illusion or reality? 
KURA, which is a Swahili word for VOTE, is an animated short film about some of the issues Kenyans have had to consider regarding their Electoral Process and the Democracy it is supposed to serve. It is the eve of a General Election and disturbing happenings have given the nation cause to question the system. Amidst very uncertain circumstances, the incumbent Head of State grapples with the burden of leadership, that ultimately requires him to make some tough decisions.


Animation short
4 minutes / 2017
Director: Bertil Toby Svanekiaer
Country: Ghana
Oko, a boy who loves things that fly, builds a kite. While flying the kite, a strong wind blows, the kite gets stuck on a nearby tree. After failing to get the kite from the tree, he discovers an injured bird and helps the bird fly again.


Animation short
3 minutes / 2017
Director: Afotey Nii Odai
Country: Ghana
A short animation that talks about the relationship between Man and Tree. What if trees could hold and prevent Oxygen from reaching man; would Man survive?


Animation short
15 minutes / 2016
Director: Mohamed Mowafi
Country: Egypt
The film is a collective stop motion short film consists of ten different films that used the captured frames by disabled children, the frames captured of stuff that children dealing with it daily.