Zambezia (also known as Adventures in Zambezia) is an English-language South African 3D computer-animated adventure film. The film was directed by Wayne Thornley, written by Andrew Cook, Raffaella Delle Donne, and Anthony Silverston, and stars the voices of Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy, and Samuel L. Jackson with supporting roles done by Jim Cummings, Richard E. Grant, Jenifer Lewis, Jamal Mixon, and David Shaughnessy. Zambezia is the first film produced by Triggerfish Animation Studios and distributed by Cinema Management Group and Sony Pictures in English territories.
Zambezia was theatrically released on 3 July 2012 and earned $34.4 million on a R173 million ($20 million USD) budget. It received Annie Award nominations for Music in an Animated Feature Production and for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production. The film won the Best South African Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival in 2012. It also won Best Animation at the South African Film and Television Awards and Best Animation at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Skywalker Sound provided post production sound services: David Acord was the sound designer and Matthew Wood & Steve Slanec were Supervising Sound Editors; Dennie Thorpe, Jana Vance and Ronni Brown were foley walkers, recorded by Sean England, Andrea Gard and Corey Tyler. Rerecording Mixer Ellis Burman at Burman Sound and Sound Engineer Stash Couvaras at Tonnic Audio contributed sound design.
Sound Effects Used
Hollywoodedge, Multi Swishes CRT054203 (swishes only)
Jeff Hutchins Stomach Growls (One of those is used on Easy in DVD Chapter 10 after the line "What does this guy EAT?"... I BigIdeas70258 think)
Sound Ideas, CARTOON, AIRPLANE - PROP PLANE POWER DIVE SCREAM (Heard briefly near the end of "Say Hello to Zambezia")
Sound Ideas, RICOCHET - CARTOON RICCO 04 (Heard once during the song "Say Hello to Zambezia")