Animation & Special Visual Effects Companies in South Africa

Easily find the best Animation and Visual Effects Companies in South Africa – based in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

Chocolate Tribe

Chocolate Tribe is a high-end award-winning visual effects and animation studio specializing in short and long form projects.


MD: Nosipho Maketo-van den Bragt
Executive Creative Director / VFX Supervisor: Rob van den Bragt
Executive Technical Director: Tiaan Franken
Senior Producer: Tracy-lee Portnoi

Dare Content Studio

Dare is a radically transparent production company that values the freedom of creativity. We believe the world of content has evolved. Dare’s existence is by virtue of evolution.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Creative Producer: Chris Coetsee
Junior Producer: Tristan McCarthy

Left Post Production

Left Post Production is an award-winning visual effects, grading and editing facility in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Cape Town

Editors: Andrew Traill / Daniel Mitchell / Evi Katz / Jade de Jager / Julian Redpath / Paul West / Saki Bergh / Willie Saayman
Grade: Keno Naidoo / Jarryd Duthoit / Craig Simonetti
VFX: Lead by Senior Flame Artist and Creative Director Keno Naidoo

Lung Animation

Lung is a well established boutique style animation studio.

Cape Town

Animators: Arri Reschke
Studio Manager: Jean Mortlock

Mind’s Eye Creative

Mind’s Eye Creative is an independent, award-winning 2D animation studio. We develop and produce animated content which communicates ideas and tells stories.


MD: Nick Cloete
Head of Production: Jenna Gien


A Cape Town post-production house with a highly experienced team specializing in Offline Editing of TVCs, Feature Films and Series and offering finishing with Adobe Premiere, Motion Graphics Design, Colour Grading, Compositing, AfterEffects, 2D, 3D Blender and Visual Effects.

Cape Town

Producers: Cal Kingwill / Michelle Barrow


You are the magician. We’re your bag of tricks.

Cape Town

General Manager: Lauren Van Rensburg / Head of VFX: Rory Mark
Producers: Peta Synnot-Marzetti & Ancois Human
Colourist: Kyle Stroebel & David Grant
Audio: Barry Donnelly

Sinister Studio

Sinister Studio is a high-end Visual Effects, Virtual Reality and Animation studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We specialise in technical projects and assist directors in the planning and shooting of these projects.


Producer: Henriette Van der Walt


Cape Town based 2D, 3D Animation and Illustration Studio

Cape Town

Riaan Myburgh (Editor / Producer & Creative Director)
Amy Knight (Producer)