The Hidden Hand Studios is an animation company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Our mission is to develop high-end African Aesthetics and narratives which can be enjoyed and appreciated by the world.

  • produce high quality animation
  • build an industry leading position in the creation and innovation of a South African aesthetic.
  • integrate honesty, integrity and business ethics into all aspects of our business functioning
  • create opportunities for growth of the animation industry
  • work with clients and stakeholders collaboratively, providing a space of co-creation.
  • nurture and provide a space for inexperienced, talented animators to grow.

Visual Development, Storyboarding, Animatics, Character Design, Environment Design, Previs


2D Traditional Animation, 3D Animation, Cut-Out Animation, Motion Graphics and Stop Motion

Post Production
Post Production:

Compositing, Editing

Our Associates