Winner of search for animation talent in Africa

Cartoon Network's Creative Lab winners of its search for the next African animation talent, have been announced. After three months of searching for Africa’s next animation talent, Cartoon Network has announced Ridwan Moshood as its winner for the Cartoon Network Creative Lab competition. Moshood, from Nigeria, is the creator of Garbage Boy and Trash Can – a project which bowled the selection panel over with its graphic style, absurdity, unique and extremely funny characters.

The story follows Garbage Boy, a self-proclaimed superhero who believes he has real super powers, along with his sidekick, Trash Can, on their mission to fight for justice.

Ridwan Moshood, Cartoon Network winner. “Ridwaan’s style is a perfect fit for the channel and shows fantastic graphism that makes the show instantly lovable, unique and full of energy,” said Ariane Suveg, programming director and head of kids content for Africa.

This project is also currently selected among The Annecy International Animation Film Festival’s Animation du Monde pitches.