Princess Zahara, art by John Agbaje
 
 

Watch: Trailer for Animated African Fantasy Series, "The Spider Stories"

Sometime in early 2013, we stumbled upon a Kickstarter by brothers John and Charles Agbaje of Elite Studios. Through their blog the Central City Tower, the duo sought funding for an 11-minute pilot for their animated high fantasy adventure series The Spider Stories. The Spider Stories follows the story Princess Zahara, who was forced into hiding after her kingdom was invaded by the Hawks, a ruthless, corrupt kingdom with whom […]

 

South African animator semifinalist for Radiohead competition

I know I’m late on this but I think it’s really cool that a South African animator was one of 13 semi-finalists for Radiohead‘s animation competition. [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=71fcidMBK2w] The video didn’t make it to the finals, which were announced today. The competition was a chance for fans from around the world to create animated video for any song off the band’s latest album In Rainbows. The winner gets $10,000 and a […]