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A KALABANDA ATE MY HOMEWORK \ 7 mins \ Uganda

A Kalabanda is a mythical creature that is said to haunt schools in Uganda. Tendo, shows up to class one day without homework claiming that a "Kalabanda" ate it. Who'd believe such a lame excuse? No one! How will Tendo prove his story? The story brings a Ugandan twist to the popular excuse "a dog ate my homework.”

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Zanzibar Film Festival; BlackStar International Film Festival; Silicon Valley African Festival

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Raymond Malinga

Raymond Malinga achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Animation and Visual Effects from Multimedia University Cyberjaya Malaysia. His graduation short film White Collar Time (2014) earned him several accolades in several International student film award competitions

He has as well worked on two animated TV shows in Malaysia; Didi & friends and Ejen Ali under Digital Durian Studio and Wau Animation Studio respectively. The experience varied as an Animator, Screenwriter and Concept Developer.

In 2014 he decided to quit his job and return to start his journey towards making an impact on the local and continental animation industry in Africa. He has years of experience working in the local professional animation field as the Executive Director of the Creatures Animation Studio, which has produced a variety of commercial work in Uganda for local and international clients such as MIATv, Optimetriks, Gravity and Africa Premier Health. He was also the Director of the animated short, A Kalabanda Ate My Homework.

AWARDS: APICTA ñ Best Tertiary School Film Project; FPP Malaysia ñ Best Animated Film, Best Screenplay; MMU Awards- Best Animated Film; HELLOFEST INDONESIA; DIGICON INDONESIA (2014)

All from this director.

SPEAK YOUR TRUTH!