Finally, here on your screens, Cartoon Network will unveil the three Cartoon Network Africa shorts produced in Africa as part of their Shesha Fest, an on-air stunt in January 2020 as a special gift for its viewers.
From Saturday, 11 January, at 3:15pm and repeating on 12 January at 4:10pm on DStv channel 301, it’s Africa’s time to shine as viewers get to see, for the first time, a melting pot of highly innovative shorts, produced around the globe as well as in Africa!
You can immerse yourself in a wonderful blend of unlikely characters, facing unexpected, hilarious situations in typical Cartoon Network style! All this energy and adrenaline is just what the doctor ordered for the New Year! Shesha, and don’t miss out on some remarkable, and funny, African storytelling as part of the first Shesha Fest with Ridwaan Moshood’s Garbage Boy and Trash Can (Nigeria), Andrew Phillips’ Intergalactic Ice-cream (South Africa), and Mark Kinuthia’s Majitu (Kenya)!
“Our Shesha Fest block is a fun-filled, special window showcasing Cartoon Network’s creativity, tone and humour through innovative and content from Cartoon Network’s local and international productions,” says Ariane Suveg, Programming Director and Head of Kids Content. “Cartoon Network is all about being unique and surprising, and we are super excited to share these innovative, unexpected and imaginative animated comedies specially curated for our Cartoon Network African viewers!”
Along with the Cartoon Network Africa Creative Lab winning shorts, Cartoon Network will bring viewers The Cherry Brothers, produced by the Cartoon Network French team in collaboration with the school Les Gobelins, and the Sketchy Show, produced by Daley Pearson and Charlie Aspinwall for Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific.