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Nairobi 'Fatboy' takes on Hollywood with animation firm

Africa could one day produce popular animated movies to compete with American blockbusters.

The growth of information technology means Africans are learning skills that have piqued the interest of the big studios - and Hollywood now regularly chooses locations on the continent to shoot films.

Young entrepreneur Michael Muthiga is the founder of Nairobi-based Fatboy Animations.

His 3-D cartoons have appeared in several adverts on Kenyan television and he is planning much more.

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  • 14 Nov 2014
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