The animated short film The Satchel, created by animation company, CREELE, founded by London-based Afro-jazz singer, songwriter and uber-talented creative mind, Nissi, bags the much-coveted award for “The Audience Choice” for “International Best Animated Short Film” at the recently held 2021 Cannes Independent International Film Festival (CIIFF) in France.

The heritage-rich animated film directed and co-produced by Nissi Ogulu, was recognized by the Cannes Independent International Film Festival, whose aim is to celebrate new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world. Nominated alongside other outstanding animated films, “The Satchel” by CREELE emerged winner, proving that the redefinition of the entire concept of African storytelling with the use of modern technology is here to stay.


Receiving the award, an…

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