Welcome, visitor! [ Register | Login

Loading...

Systraat on SABC 3

Entertainment January 25, 2016

About Systraat

SABC3 brings you the first adult animated sitcom exclusive to its YouTube channel

Show Schedule

Tuesday

08:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Show Contributors

Show Details

Systraat is an Afrikaans comedy with subtitles that goes live weekly on Tuesdays at 20:00 on the channels Youtube page. The comedy depicts the exploits of the Kotze family, who live in a humble suburban home. Gys is the man of the house, an enthusiastic but also dim character who has trouble staying at one job for more than a month. His short attention span causes him to quickly lose interest in anything he does, and so he is tempted to keep trying new things. He also sees himself as an aspiring inventor and often spends his time inventing…well, junk.

His lovely wife, Estée, is a driven woman. She owns her own hair salon called the Kotze Kut. She is professional and often portrays herself as being classier than she actually is. She is a good, caring but also strict mother.  Heinrich, the younger of the two sons, is an absolute academic. He is smart and logical, but this unfortunately gives him the all too familiar label of being a nerd. He is completely unsociable and would rather spend the day behind his computer than anywhere else. Luckily for him, his best buddy, Themba, is always there to be his wingman and voice of reason.

READ  [TV] Soapie: Skeem Saam

In contrast, Hein’s older brother, Werner, is a sportsman supreme! He plays first team rugby and is athletic, well-built and strong. He does however have a habit of lying about his achievements to get extra attention, (and girls)! His lies often get him into compromising situations. He also gets his intelligence from his father (which is not a good thing)!

Systraat deals with relevant and universal topics such as father mother-son relationships, teenage love, High school struggles, conditions at the work place, friendships and family squabbles in a unique and local setting.  A topic such as sibling rivalry for example, is prevalent in most families, and so the viewers will be able to identify with an argument between two brothers. The premise of a family set up has universal appeal, and being an animated family, these identifiable topics and situations can be exaggerated in a humorous and entertaining fashion. The storylines throughout the series deal with engaging and hilarious events which take the Kotze family from the bushveld to Margate and even Cape Town. Systraat aims to explore recognizable situations in a humorous tone and in doing so; the viewers can experience the lighter side of life.

READ  WHATSAPP APPLES - What's the deal with women and colourful apples on Whatsapp as Profile Pictures

Retro style animation, also known as graphic animation, is a style which originated in the 1960’s. This period was known as the golden age of 2D animation. Characters were designed in a very crude, but “straight to the point” manner. The drawings were highly stylized, clearly depicting the emotion and the appeal of the characters.

Today, this style of animation is being digitized and animated by computer, and is known as flash animation. This is the animation style which will be utilized for Systraat.

This style is best known for being economical in both time and cost. The approach is to have highly stylised characters and backgrounds, which grab the viewers’ attention, along with drawings which are produced efficiently, yet are still able to convey the emotion and the appeal that allows us to breathe life into the characters. The ensemble of characters forms a distinctive animated community which represents all South Africans. The characters and their reactions and attitudes towards the situations they find themselves in are identifiable across all cultures.

READ  #Sesethu - The Trend in South Africa

The series is a fresh new look at the lives of a group of South Africans and how they deal with their day-to-day lives. It is a humorous look, a witty look, a ridiculous look, and best of all, an animated look! A first for South African television!

Catch Systraat, Tuesdays at 20:00 on SABC3’s YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1LxrRvu

Loading...

 

15 total views, 1 today

  

Leave a Reply

  • Minister of Water Affairs in Sudan

    The Minister of Water Affairs in Sudan

    by on March 28, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Here’s who everyone is talking about – The Minister of Water Affairs in Sudan. We may not know the fact and how real this is. Reports say:  The man pictured here is Hon. Mabior Garang De Mabior, the current minister for Water Resources and Irrigation in the Republic of South Sudan. Hon. De Mabior who […]

  • Sesethu video breaks the internet

    by on March 23, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Isn’t it sad what the world has become. There’s a 14 year old who is trending on Social Network known as #Sesethu. What is the story behind the Trend. There’s a video of a 14 year old (Sesethu) – In the video she is self stimulating herself with the hand for pleasure – I guess I […]

  • WHATSAPP APPLES - What's the deal with women and colourful apples on Whatsapp as Profile Pictures

    by on April 21, 2017 - 0 Comments

    COLORFUL WHATSAPP APPLES It is now confirmed as in yesterday that women are in fact DRAMATIC. All of this just to confuse men, and boy weren’t we just confused thinking it’s the end of the world or something. I actually thought it was a fruity day, no matter how much nonsense I was feeding myself, […]

  • SA Lotto Results

    SA Powerball Results - Friday 07 April 2017

    by on April 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

    Powerball and Plus Results: Friday 07 April 2017 The winning numbers for Friday 07 April 2017 Powerball  Draw. Here are the winning numbers (Powerball and Powerball Plus) (SA POWERBALL RESULTS) Powerball: 20, 21, 24, 34, 43 Powerball 20 Powerball Plus: 23, 29, 30, 31, 33 Powerball 20.   Related Posts Two Broke Girls S2 on SABC […]

  • #Sesethu - The Trend in South Africa

    by on March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

    REPORTS: An unseemly video of a young lady, named Sesethu, is as of now doing the rounds via web-based networking media. A considerable measure of jokes have been made. Sharing the video and passing uncouth remarks about the young lady is online networking disgracing. While you may play around with your peeps on Twitter and […]