CGI Animated Short Film: “The Sugarcane Man” by The Animation School | CGMeetup

May 11, 2021 45885 Views

CGI 3D Animated Short Film: The Sugarcane Man Animated Short Film by The Animation School. Featured on CGMeetup

A village boy, Akello, plays his precious kalimba on a dirt road next to a sugarcane field. A strange dog slyly approaches and snatches his kalimba, running towards the field. Akello follows after it through the field and into a hollow beneath a large twisted tree. He is shown a beautiful kalimba and finds that he has been tricked into an agreement with The Sugarcane Man.

We dedicate this film not only to the children of Northern Uganda but to all children in the world who have lost their innocence and childhood through war and other forms of abuse.

The Film Consists of nine members who were graduates of The Animation school, Cape Town, South Africa 2019
The Film has been entered into a number of film festivals, it was nominated for the student BAFA awards and we came in the finals, it also won Gold at the New York Festival TV & Film Awards.

Credits –
The Animation School
Digital Artists: Tina Obo, Leroy le Roux, Nadine van der Merwe, Lauren Muller, Yaeshen Naidoo, Ivan Stoltz, Phillip Cummings, Sipho Moroosi, Gideon Redelinghuys/
Sound & Music: Abe Ayo (Jaxxy Music)
Assistant Sound: Robin Malinga

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