The prodigal animator returns

I’m sorry. It’s been 7 months without an update! Let me catch you up on all that happened. Approximately 3 weeks after I posted my last update, on the 4th of August 2014 to be exact, I received an email informing me I had won a scholarship to study at Kobe Institute of Computing – …

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Traffic School Update: Scripts done!

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m working on Yambi’s first series – Traffic School. Well, I thought I should give an update: I have some good news and some bad news. I’ll start with the bad news: I applied for business grants from two different “startup support” institutions and, a few days ago, …

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How to make a cartoon series

Right now I am working on Yambi Animation Studios’ first project – a cartoon series called Traffic School to teach road safety lessons to children.┬áTo create an animated series you need three things – tools, talent and time. All three can be quite expensive and since I’m working on a budget of close to zero, …

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How to build an animation studio

When I began working on a business plan and model for Yambi Animation Studios, I did an Internet search for “how to build an animation studio in Africa”, which gave me lots of links to websites of studios in Africa, but none about how they actually went about setting them up. Searching “how to build …

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