Spoof Animation has agreed upon a partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria via the Nigerian Film Corporation to establish an animation training academy which will begin on August 5. The venue is at the Lagos Office of the NFC, beside Radio Nigeria second gate and Passport Office, Ikoyi Cemetery Road, Obalende, Lagos. Each session of the academy will run for 13 weeks (Saturdays between 10am to 3pm). See below for Course Outline, Lecturers and course time table.


Benefits for students of the Animation Academy include;
* Graduates will be given contracts to work with Spoof Animation in producing Area Daddy 2D Animation TV series.
* Being trained by Nigerian and foreign world class animators.
* One on One mentor-ship by lecturers even after the training.
* Chance to do Internship with Spoof Animation and work on real projects like the award winning Area Daddy Animation.
* Receive a recognized certificate issued by the NFC and Spoof Animation.
* Motivated to start and finish your won animation project together with other students before end of course.
* And lots more.


Mr. Ibrahim Ganiyu

Managing Director of IC Studios, he has a 20 years experience in illustrations and animation. Mr. Ganiyu Studied Graphic Design at Yaba College of Technology.

Mr. Segun Kolade

Technical Director of Spoof Animation. He is formally an animator for the foremost Sporedust Animation Studio.

Mr. Ayodele Elegba

MD of Spoof Animation. He is the creator and Creative Director of the Area Daddy animation which won the maiden edition of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch competition.

Mr. Harry Dunkwu

MD of Scroll Entertainment. He is an expert in digital arts and animations. Harry is certified by the London Professional Training Center with a HABC Level 3 International Award in Delivering Training.

Maxwell Oginni,UK

2D Character Animator at Dot To Dot production, UK. He is also Animation Director/Visual Development Artist at BE Animation. He was trained at the Glamorgan Centre for Arts and Design Technomolgy.

Nick Wilson, South Africa

Project Manager at Africa Animation Network. He is Managing Director at and Director of Operation, Pop the Culture. He served as Chair of the Export Missions Executive Committee, Animation South Africa from 2015-2017


Newman Nwankwo, Jonathan Sanni, Collins Momodu, Osas Asemota, Raymond Anyasi, Stanley Nweke.

Lecture Schedule and Course Outline

Course Outline

The Art of Story Telling for Animation

Character & Environment Design

Storyboard Development


Software Usage 1: Flash

Software Usage 2: Toonboom

Classical Animation

Digital Painting for Animation

Digital Animation

Business Development for Animation

Professional Ethics in Animation


Pay the fee of N50,000 to the bank details below.
Account Number: 4011099999
Account Name: Spoof Media Limited
Bank: Fidelity Bank
Then call 08134770219 or email to confirm your payment. Your student profile will then be created and further details will be given you.

Venue: Nigerian Film Corporation, Forest Road (Ikoyi Cemetery Road), beside Passport Office, Ikoyi Road, Obalende, Lagos, Nigeria.
Time: 9am every lecture day. See lecture schedules above.

- Candidates need to come with a laptop.
- Candidates must be 15 years old and above.