Focus on African Animation

Les lauréats 2012 : Le Mur, court métrage de Sitraka Randriamahaly, Madagascar / Taratasy, long métrage de Ridha Andriatomanga, Madagascar / Mon perroquet parle, court métrage de Kader Ouattara, Burkina Faso / La Promesse, court métrage de Lazare Sie Pale, Burkina Faso

The projects presented

  • Le Mur, short film by Sitraka Randriamahaly, Madagascar
  • Taratasy, feature film by Ridha Andriatomanga, Madagascar
  • Mon perroquet parle, short film by Kader Ouattara, Burkina Faso
  • La Promesse, short film by Lazare Sie Pale, Burkina Faso

The jury members

  • Françoise Mas (CFI buyer)
  • Joachim Hérissé (director)
  • Stéphanie Launay (Head of Creative Focus)

The project leaders will attend different workshops taught by recognised professionals:

  • A workshop on scripts, organised by l'AGrAF and supervised by 6 screenwriters:
    - Catherine Cuenca,
    - Delphine Maury,
    - Anne Claire Lehembre,
    - Stéphanie Piera,
    - Antonin Poirée,
    - Georges Tzanos.
  • Individual meetings for advice on production with:
    - Corinne Destombes (Folimage),
    - Jean-Paul Commin (Les Armateurs),
    - Jean-François Le Corre (Vivement Lundi !)
    - Lionel Fages (Cube Creative Productions).
  • A story-board workshop under the supervision of Fabrice Fouquet, director in official selection 2012 for the series Milly Miss Questions "The Titans".
  • A workshop on artistic direction with Director, Joachim Herissé.

Organised in association with Canal France International, this focus has been initiated by CFI and is intended to identify African animation talent and to support the local development of animation film production.