When Africa Outsourced to Europe
Exploring two eye-popping, intercontinental puppet films.
Welcome! In today’s issue of the Animation Obsessive newsletter, we’re looking at two films with the distinction of being conceived by artists in Africa — and outsourced to animators in Europe.
These are puppet projects rooted in Mali and Burkina Faso, which then came to life in France and the Czech Republic. Along the way, a numb…