Sanibonani, Molo, Welkom, Thobela, Dumela, Lumela, Abusheni, Sanibona, Avuwani, Salibonani, and Hello!

Welcome to my webpage! As things have gotten rather busy, I’ve tried to keep it lean and mean! Follow the links to check out the projects I’ve been involved with.

You can also find my most recent animation showreel at: https://vimeo.com/208757289

For the password, please email me at: daniel.snaddon@gmail.com

Above is the trailer for our award winning short film: Stick Man

STICK MAN

Stick Man is based on the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, and is the 4th in a series of TV specials by Magic Light Pictures.

The film screened on BBC1 on Christmas day in 2015 to over 9.2 million viewers (4th most watched TV programme on the day) and we were delighted with the response!

excerpt from “Christmas morning” sequence

excerpt from “Seasons montage” sequence

I’m extremely proud this little film and the team that made it!

You can order the DVD at Amazon, and watch it on Amazon Prime now!

AWARDS SO FAR

NOMINATED FOR

  • Children’s BAFTA 2016: Best Animation
  • Le prix jeunesse 2016

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KARIBA

As one of the founding members of Blue Forest Collective, I’m currently working with Daniel Clarke to bring his feature film Kariba to the big screen.

Inspired by the mysterious events surrounding the destruction of the Kariba Dam in Zimbabwe in the late 1950’s, our story follows the journey of Siku, a young girl who discovers that she is the daughter of the great Nyami Nyami, the spirit of the Zambezi river.

Samples from the graphic novel.
Samples from the graphic novel.

We recently raised over US $40,000 on Kickstarter for the graphic novel version of the project, which has made it the most successful crowd funding comic and animation project in Africa at the time. We’re aiming to ship the book in mid 2017.

Preorder the comic here.

(Please note, all KARIBA images are copyright Daniel Clarke)

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Revolting!

For the past year I had the great pleasure of serving as animation supervisor on Jan Lachauer and Jakob Schuhs’ delightfully irreverent adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes. For those of you not familiar with the book, it’s Dahl’s take on the classic fairy tales, often told with an adult edge or a grim twist. Naturally, …

CTIAF in Animation Magazine

So proud that our little Kunjanimation festival has grown up into a really steller event! You can read all about it here: http://www.animationmagazine.net/events/field-report-cape-town-international-animation-festival/