List of South African animated feature films

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This is list of South African animated films. It includes theatrical films, some important short films, and International films in which South Africa's production houses and studios were involved.

Notable short films[edit]

Title Year Director(s) Studio Notes Ref.
The Rise and Fall of Tony the Frog 2008 Ambient Animation CG animation

Feature Films[edit]

Year Title
International Title
Director(s) Studio Technique Notes
2007 Tengers Michael J. Fix Mirror Mountain Pictures
Ster Kinekor Pictures
Clay animation
2011 Jock the Hero Dog Duncan McNeillie Jock Animation
ARC Entertainment
CG Animation [1]
2012 Zambezia (film) Wayne Thornley Triggerfish Animation Studios
Sony Pictures
Cinema Management Group
CG Animation Africa Movie Academy Award for best animation
Nominated for Annie award for Music in an Animated Feature Production and Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production[2]
2013 Khumba Anthony Silverston Triggerfish Animation Studios
Millennium Entertainment
Cinema Management Group
CG Animation Zanzibar International Film Festival for best animation[3]Africa Movie Academy Award for best animation [4]Annecy Animation Festival for best feature
2019 Bru & Boegie: The Movie Mike Scott Mike Scott Animation 2D Animation South Africa's first feature-length 2D animated film. [5]

Upcoming Films[edit]

Title Year Director(s) Studio Technique Notes
Seal Team TBA
Jungle Beat: The Movie 2020 Brent Dawes Sandcastle Studios
Sunrise Productions
Timeless Films
CG Animation


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Jock the Hero Dog". 29 July 2011 – via
  2. ^ "Annie Award Nominations Unveiled" – via
  3. ^ "Khumba" – via
  4. ^ "Triggerfish Takes Top Animation Prize at Africa Movie Academy Awards" – via
  5. ^ Bru & Boegie - The Movie [4K], retrieved 2019-10-20