The African Film Development Foundation, established in May 2012 in response to the need to promote ventures by Africans in the film industry and support stakeholders and organisations that make the films, seeks country representatives.
21 Jan 2013
DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival in 2011 will take place over two and a half days, 27- 29 March and the Dubai Lynx Awards, honouring North Africa and the Middle East's best work in advertising and creative communications, will be held on 30 March. Both events will take place for the first time at the Arabian coast resort, the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai.
12 Nov 2010
Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.
22 Nov 2007
Due to popular demand from filmmakers, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has, for the first time, opened its annual short film competition entry gates to the African, the Middle Eastern and European industries (EMEA).
21 Jun 2007
It’s no surprise, given its position, climate and natural beauty, that Morocco is a favourite destination for US and European film production companies.
20 Apr 2007
Culminating a week of winning news, Gavin Hood's 'Tsotsi' received the Critics Jury award for Best South African feature film at the Cape Town World Cinema Festival on 19 November. Hood was in Hollywood for the long, arduous 2006 Oscar-nomination lobby process, beginning with a screening of Tsotsi for the Foreign Press Association.
21 Nov 2005
Government has issued a statement in response to questions raised in parliament this week, about its delegation to the Cannes Film Festival, stating that the benefit was to local filmmakers who had the chance to network with their international counterparts.
10 Jun 2004