Disney reveal animation titled Iwájú set for release (video)

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Disney reveal animation titled Iwájú set for release (video)

In a statement released at the ongoing Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Walt Disney animation studios has announced details on ‘Iwájú’ series.

With collaboration with African comic book entertainment company, Kugali, it’s the first of its kind.

Working remotely from Nigeria, Uganda, London, Montreal, and Burbank Disney confirmed that production has commenced.

‘Iwájú’ will share themes of inequality and class divide Kugali co-founder and series director Ziki Nelson revealed.

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He said, “That’s the everyday reality of life in Nigeria and other parts of the world, and [themes include] the consequences they have on a society and challenging the status quo.”

highlighting how its “unique and distinct feel” provided an interesting base for the story, Tolu Olowofoyeku Kugali co-founder noted the team’s choice of the commercial city which is set in futuristic Lagos.

See details about Iwájú below

 

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