Wallace and Gromit Creators Open Animation Academy in South African Township

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Here’s a cracking idea! Aardman Animations, the makers of the Oscar-winning animation series Wallace and Gromit, have opened their first animation academy, hoping to train the next generation of world-class animators.

Nothing unusual so far, except this academy is in a South African township – a place where any opportunities to receive world-class training are thin on the ground.

The BBC’s reporter in Johannesburg, Jonah Fisher, visited the school and joins us to tell us more about it.

Guests:

Jonah Fisher

Produced by:

Kate McGough

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