Friday, September 7, 2012

To all our regular readers (and to those of you who may have stumbled across this blog by accident),

Triggerfish Animation Studios has upgraded / revamped / created an awesome new website (, and our blog has been incorporated into the new site!

Go to our new blog page to keep up to date with all our studio news, and check out Triggerfish Labs for an exciting surprise :)

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Innovator of the Year!

Congratulations to our CEO, Stuart Forrest, on winning the Innovator of the Year award at the Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year Awards! 

Initiated in 1989, it gives recognition to the vision, innovation, perseverance, drive and commitment of the individuals who run successful small and medium enterprises. We're so proud of Stuart and all the hard work and long hours he has put into making Triggerfish Animation Studios a contender on the world stage! With Stuart at the helm, the company is doing great things - with even greater things to come! 

Our congratulations also go out to all the other winners, including Entrepreneur of the Year, William Duk. You are all an inspiration to others that they too can succeed in the world of business!

For a complete list of winners, go to 

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Monday, September 3, 2012

Smart Monkey

Smart Monkey TV talks to Stuart Forrest (CEO of Triggerfish Animation Studios) on how a South African company came to make an animation feature; the distribution and release of Adventures in Zambezia; its next animation feature Khumba; and the South African animation industry.

For more Smart Monkey TV (interesting interviews with people who know what they're talking about and have something to say for those who are curious)go to

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At the entrance of last week's Mobile Entertainment Africa conference held at the One & Only Waterfront hotel was a big red rhino built by the AfrikaBurn collective "Space Cowboys" of which Triggerfish CFO, Jean-Michel Koenig, is a member.

The project entitled "Ex-tinct" is managed by Cape Town artist, Nix Davies, and works to raise awareness around the plight of rhino poaching and the impact we humans have on the planet.

Below is a photo of Jean-Michel standing next to the rhino in the lobby of the hotel:

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