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Triggerfish are looking for experienced African female writers on a Netflix animated TV series based in Zambia. Applicants must have had their work produced for either TV or film and should be English-speaking African citizens or permanent residents who can identify with the source material centering on four teenagers from Zambia navigating the hurdles of daily school life, while working together to save the world. Prospective writers must submit a maximum one-page letter of motivation, a CV and a script sample in English of no more than a combined 10 pages, preferably demonstrating a passion for animation and an ability to write for children in the action-comedy genre. DEADLINE for submissions - 17 MAY 2019
Starts 18 July 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Character Animators with a strong sense of performance, weight, timing to create compelling and appealing character animation. Positions open from August 2019
Starts 1 August 2019


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We are looking for an experienced Art Director who is excited about leading on a unique and exciting Netflix original series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. They would need to lead the Art department and create and maintain the visual style and quality of the series. The series is about to go into Development and will move straight into pre-production as the funding is in place. This role will see the Art Director working with the visual development team in Cape Town (South Africa) and CG 3D team in Dublin (Ireland). Our Art Directors are responsible for creating and maintaining the visual style and quality of the show. As the leader of the Design Team, the Art Director should also inspire and elevate the artists to deliver their best work—and have fun while doing it! This exciting new opportunity for an Art Director to join its in-house team in Cape Town, South Africa asap for a long contract. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the animation pipeline and experienced in hands-on production work for design and color.
Starts 31 May 2019


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Triggerfish occasionally provides financial support for exceptional candidates who want to study animation at a reputable institution. Current applications are for the 2020 academic year.
Starts 1 November 2019


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Triggerfish are looking for experienced and super talented Character and Environment Concept Artists to join on a unique and exciting (add streaming platform name here) original TV series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. You will work closely with our Art Director to concept original concepts from early production to final render, while also expanding and influencing the future direction of the series. You will create a range of assets from characters, villains and environments while working closely with the AD and the CG Design Team in Dublin.
Starts 31 May 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Crowd Animators with a strong sense of performance, weight, timing to create compelling and appealing animation for crowd and background characters. Positions open from October 2019
Starts 1 October 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Fur artists create hair and fur systems and develop the look for furred and hairy animated characters to match detailed concept and brief. Positions open from June 2019
Starts 1 June 2019


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The 9 month paid internships run from January 2019 to the beginning of October and are an invaluable opportunity to get practical experience working alongside the best artists and animation professionals in the country while being directly involved in high quality animated film productions for international release. These Internships are limited to South African graduates who have not yet been employed in the industry, but who hold an Animation or Film and TV-related Degree, National Diploma or National Certificate from a recognised South African institution. Interns will be placed within teams working on one of the projects based on their career goals and skillsets. Triggerfish strives for workplace diversity, and BEE applicants are encouraged.
Starts 1 November 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Lighting Artists with a strong sense of lighting, colour and mood to meet creative brief and ensure a high standard of visual quality. Positions open from October 2019
Starts 1 October 2019


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Triggerfish are looking for an experienced Production Manager to join the team on a unique and exciting Netflix original TV series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. You will work closely with the Producer and be the bridge between the International Partners, Production team, HODs and Series Director. This role will see the PM manage and facilitate the smooth running of production on the TV Series and to effectively manage, organise and oversee the workflow of production in all the pre, production and post phases of the TV Series process.
Starts 1 June 2019


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