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One Source by Khuli Chana/Directed by Egg Films' Sunu Gonera/Produced by Native VML for Absolut.
Sunu Gonera announced as speaker at Design Indaba 2018

Afrofuturist director Sunu Gonera has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2018

14 Nov 2017

Lucky Kwapa.
Brand campaign showcases stories of upliftment in Africa

Barclays Africa is celebrating Africa's indomitable spirit through a series of films in a new brand campaign

10 Nov 2017

Bringing the best African movies to the world
Bringing the best African movies to the world

Africa's first all-Africa movie review platform calls for collaboration to showcase and crowdsource the best African-made movies to a local and global audience

7 Nov 2017

The power of cinema advertising: A big screen with a captivated audience
The power of cinema advertising: A big screen with a captivated audience

At a time when reach appears to be seen as the be-all and end-all of advertising plans, cinema advertising offers more - a captivated target audience

By Motheo Matsau 30 Oct 2017

Zanzibar film festival open for entries
Zanzibar film festival open for entries

The 21st annual Zanzibar International Film Festival announces the opening of submissions for competition and screening for 2018

27 Oct 2017

#MIPCOM: It's Africa's time in film
#MIPCOM: It's Africa's time in film

Africa is a land of storytelling, ambitious talent and outstanding filming facilities. Its time has come to make a mark on international drama

26 Oct 2017

Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distribution
Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distribution

Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution

20 Oct 2017

‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies
‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies

With revenue from Africa's pay-TV market sitting at $4.4 billion and expected to exceed $6 billion by 2021, the time is now to continue the momentum of content production as a significant economic booster for African economies

16 Oct 2017

Simelane and Cooper.
#BODCT: Surprise! THIS is today's African consumer

Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

Supporting girls' education through film
Supporting girls' education through film

The Zambia Accountability Programme (ZAP) has commissioned a second film titled, ‘Nyamuka Moye', to raise awareness about the barriers girls face in accessing secondary school education in Zambia

10 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Mduduzi Simelane
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Mduduzi Simelane

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business

By Jessica Tennant 4 Oct 2017

African Union member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) to boost the African cinema industry.
Africa's film industry gets a boost

Structures endorsed by the African Union have been finalised to promote the audiovisual and cinema industry in Africa which accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP

20 Sep 2017

African music producers stake claim with DISCORE
African music producers stake claim with DISCORE

DISCOP has announced a new programme, DISCORE, that will bring the world of African music production closer to the film, television, digital content markets

18 Sep 2017

Black Rose
Young African filmmaking talent showcased at festival

Africa in Motion announces finalists for its Short Film competition which takes place in Scotland

13 Sep 2017

Lessons for production crews filming in Africa
Lessons for production crews filming in Africa

Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key

31 Aug 2017

Call for animation content for FupiToons Festival
Call for animation content for FupiToons Festival

African Animation Network and Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau have partnered to launch the FupiToons Festival

31 Aug 2017

Africa's best documentaries are available to stream
Africa's best documentaries are available to stream

In an African first, AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on www.afridocs.net with a catalogue that includes nearly 40 films available for viewing at any time

16 Aug 2017

Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems
Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems

A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge

15 Aug 2017

Tiso Blackstar Group's headquarters at Hill on Empire in Parktown. Photo:
Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name

12 Jun 2017

The selection of this year’s Realness Screenwriter’s Residency was announced at the Cannes Film Festival by Realness co-founder Cait Pansegrouw (second from right).
African screenwriters selected for prestigious residency

The names of the talented African screenwriters selected to be part of the Realness Screenwriter's Residency, were announced at the Cannes Film Festival

5 Jun 2017

Zanzibar hosts international filmmakers
Zanzibar hosts international filmmakers

This year the Zanzibar International Film Festival celebrates 20 years with the theme “Finding Joy”

5 Jun 2017

iflix launches iflix Africa for continent
iflix launches iflix Africa for continent

iflix Africa will make iflix's Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service available to over 500 million consumers across the African continent

2 Jun 2017

Support for female-led African film projects
Support for female-led African film projects

An Accelerator Incubator Program provides an exciting new platform to support the development of women-led audio-visual content in Africa

19 May 2017

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Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmaking

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry

11 May 2017

African short films sought for festival
African short films sought for festival

Call for entries for short films for Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival 2017

11 May 2017

Nomfundo film
SA film heads to African film festival

Nomfundo, a short film produced by Passion Seed Communications, has been selected for the 8th edition of the Helsinki African Film Festival

9 May 2017

‘Made in Africa' content from DISCOP Jhb
‘Made in Africa' content from DISCOP Jhb

DISCOP Johannesburg aims to be the World's number one destination to buy film and TV content "Made in Africa"

9 May 2017

Dilek Doyran
Entries for Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award close at month-end

The entries for Jozi Film Festival's ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' close on 31 May 2017

5 May 2017

Bollywood comes to Nollywood
Bollywood comes to Nollywood

The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series

2 May 2017

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