CTIAF 2020 Sponsors

Animation South Africa

Founded in 2006, Animation South Africa (A.S.A) is a non-profit organisation mandated by industry to develop, promote and represent South African animation and VFX. We currently have two chapters, one in Cape Town and one in Johannesburg. 

Our vision is to nurture a vibrant, sustainable and transformed Animation and VFX industry for South Africa, offering a diverse range of content and services that is unique and globally competitive.

Department of Arts & Culture

We are a thriving arts, culture and heritage sector contributing to sustainable economic development, leveraging on partnerships for a socially cohesive nation.

We enhance job creation by preserving, protecting and developing arts, culture and heritage to sustain our democracy and build our nation.

City of Cape Town | Film Cape Town

Film Cape Town is a joint initiative between the City of Cape Town and the Cape Town film industry. It’s a focused project, designed to make the most of the City’s amazing locations, diverse talent pool and world class infrastructure to create a thriving and sustainable industry that’s the crown jewel of the continent.

What defines Cape Town as a premium film and media destination is the best “can do” attitude in the business. Beyond world-class skills and infrastructure, it’s our ability to innovate and creatively solve problems that sets the city apart.

Chaos Group

Chaos Group is a worldwide leader in computer graphics. We create the technology that helps artists and designers create photoreal imagery and animation for design, television, and feature films. Our physically-based rendering and simulation software is used daily by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and visual effects companies around the globe. Our research and development in cloud rendering, material scanning, and virtual reality is shaping the future of creative storytelling and digital design.

Gauteng Film Commission

The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) develops, promotes and coordinates the film and television production industry in South Africa's wealthiest province. An agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government, we are tasked with positioning the province as a world-class destination for film-making as well as attracting local and international investments in the film and television industry.

Embassy of Japan


Nickelodeon Africa is a 24-hour children's channel. Nickelodeon currently reaches 1.5 million households in 49 countries across the continent.

Wacom / DDS

Creativity has always been at the heart of human development. It has shaped our thinking and inspired our imaginations. We are proud of the role we have played in applying digital technologies to creativity. We are part of a generation that is creating powerful new tools of connectivity and expression that influence every aspect of the human experience.

DDS is the official distribution Partner for Wacom products in South Africa.

Come and see the range of Wacom interactive drawing screens and tablets available in SA.

Direct Distribution Services established in 2000 as a value added distribution company servicing the Southern Africa region as well as Africa.  Servicing approved resellers to the creative markets, animation, graphic design, educational,  print publishing, video, photo and film industries with World leading brands.



If location is everything, Cape Town and the Western Cape have it all. Think towering mountains and rolling waves, bustling cityscapes and desolate landscapes, and much more. Some of the most popular locations in the Western Cape are found in Cape Town’s central business district, with a variety of urban looks and various types of architecture, as well as stunning natural beauty. We are so diverse that almost any country in the world can be replicated within a two-hour radius of Cape Town. The only limit is your imagination.

CTIAF 2020 Partners