Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF

This week saw the unveiling of the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme during Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. The programme is focused around how Cape Town and the Western Cape can better position itself as a Muslim-friendly film and media destination...

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Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

16 Oct 2018

New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively...

5 Oct 2018

Africa in Motion announces finalists for short film competition

Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the final short list of its annual Short Film Competition...

27 Sep 2018

#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

Lionheart is Netflix's first original film from Nigeria

Lionheart, directed by Genevieve Nnaji, is the first Netflix original film from Nigeria. The movie is her directorial debut...

11 Sep 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

Film festival distribution startup launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup Festivilia has launched its film festival distribution platform, which enables filmmakers to submit to over 500 curated film festivals...

By Tom Jackson 1 Aug 2018

The revenue potential of Africa's film market

How to unlock up to $2bn of annual box office revenues in Africa...

24 Jul 2018

Developing Africa's women filmmakers

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists...

17 Jul 2018

APO in exclusive Getty Images partnership

APO Group announces exclusive partnership with Getty Images for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Support for African women filmmakers

CaribbeanTales and Durban FilmMart Partnership 2.0 encourages African women filmmakers to think co-production...

21 Jun 2018

Anthony Bourdain's window into Africa

I was drawn to how Bourdain upended the travel show genre, telling compelling and complicated stories about people and places most Western viewers tend to view through a lens of simplistic stereotypes or caricatures...

By Jacob Henry 14 Jun 2018

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