WELCOME TO KATANIMATE STUDIOS
Katanimate Studios, formed in 2016, is an Animation & Visual Effects company based in Durban, South Africa that produces 2D and 3D animation for local and international television broadcast.
As we push the boundaries of artistic and technical achievement in computer-generated animation, we’re constantly challenging ourselves to produce the type of effects that enhances the art of visual storytelling with every moving image that comes out of our studio.
OUR RECENT WORK
PRINCIPAL CREATIVE TEAM
PRODUCER / OWNER
After living and working abroad for 15 years, keen artist Clare returned to South Africa to complete a Master’s Degree in 3D Animation at Wits University. She is now able to put to good use the business acumen she’s gained in her three years as producer at Coal Stove Pictures and leverage her experience as well as those international networks to access various international markets. Clare was instrumental as Producer/Post-production supervisor at Coal Stove Pictures from March 2014 – Nov 2016, overseeing both animation and live-action projects being developed within the company. Amongst her credits is Asst. Producer on “Hear ME Move” (2015), South Africa’s biggest dance movie, as well as several animated shorts.
RIAZ K EUSEOUFF
Riaz studied at Studied Media Design at Damelin College in Durban. He began his career at PaperCut Studios on an Alphanim Project, before moving to Mind’s Eye Creative, a successful 2D animation studio in Johannesburg. Riaz now freelances as a Digital artist concentrating on Creature and Character Design, as well as creating sweeping backgrounds
“To captivate the world with inspiring animated stories”
WHAT WE DO
“To provide a stimulating environment for talented, passionate artists to execute animated stories and characters that appeal to global audiences.”
HOW WE WORK
Our engagement varies with stages of the project. In some cases we join a relay of expertise, taking over work in progress and passing it on to experts who do something different. Sometimes our brief starts from research, all the way through.
11th Floor Musgrave Towers
115 Musgrave Road
031 325 0020
+27 78 506 8155