Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305), one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for kids, is participating in the Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) for the first time.
London-based, Alexi Wheeler, Senior Director of Development and Production for Nickelodeon International will join a panel of speakers from Nickelodeon Africa to discuss how the channel works with animators from all over the world. Joining Alexi will be Tasania Parsadh, Channel Director, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons & Nick Jr and Pippa Tshabalala, Senior On Air Producer, Comedy Central / Nickelodeon / Nicktoons.
Nickelodeon has also partnered with Animation South Africa to sponsor the CTIAF Student Awards, offering 2 students the opportunity to go to the Nickelodeon Animation Studios, in Burbank, California for a 2-week work experience session. Winners of the animation competition will be announced at the CTIAF Student Awards on 19 February.