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Passionate About Animation, Illustration and Game Cinematics

Freelance Animators in South Africa

A filterable list of local animators in South Africa with their portfolios displaying experience,skills and projects they have worked on.

Animation Studios in South Africa

A filterable list of local animation studios in South Africa with their portfolios displaying clients,skills and projects they have created.

Animation Schools in South Africa

A list of Animation Schools in South Africa, online and offline. If you have a school to suggest then please contact us so we can add it!

Animation Articles

Articles on Animation,VFX,Illustration,Game Cinematics and Interviews, our personal playground.

Interviews with Experts and Locals

We love chatting to experts and locals from South Africa as well as internationally. If you know someone we can interview please mail us!

Game Cinematics

Because we’re Gamers and we love a good cinematic trailer! So much Wow!


Our Love for Animation

Animators, Gamers and VFX Artists Interviewed

How Many Times We Died in Fallout 3

Meet The Team:

Ruan Smit

Ruan Smit


Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of bringing all the most dedicated animators,vfx artists and illustrators to his blog. The idea behind this project is to create a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development and most importantly, helping each other in the industry.

Neal Strydom

Neal Strydom


Neal is a Freelance Digital Artist from Cape Town, South Africa. He is always found experimenting with new ways to create and is up for a challenge.

Nathan Johnston


Nathan Johnston is an experienced strategist in the fields of e-commerce,marketing and user experience.