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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Opportunities in the sports TV sector in Africa

The sports TV segment in Africa is largely under-developed despite several paradoxes; the fact that Africa holds, 1) a very strong sports audience, especially for football games; 2) a large number of TV channels and radio stations; 3) a pool of talented African sports players active in international games.

22 Apr 2014 09:43

South Africans direct new Al Jazeera series

The new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, is filmed by an award-winning South African team in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. (video)

9 Apr 2014 08:04

Nollywood pushes Nigeria to become largest economy in Africa

The new value of the Nigerian economy includes data from telecommunications, airlines, information technology and Nollywood, the country's homegrown film industry which now accounts for around 1.3% of total output.

7 Apr 2014 15:37

Madonna to direct film in Kenya

American singer, actress and entertainer, Madonna is set to direct a screen adaptation of the novel Ade: A Love Story, based on real life events set in Kenya. The novel is authored by Rebecca Walker and it is reportedly based on her life.

By Grace Kerongo 31 Mar 2014 11:23

'African Start-Up' to air on CNN International

Today, 28 March 2014, 'African Start-Up' on CNN International will air a 30-minute special that will showcase innovative SME entrepreneurs from South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda.

28 Mar 2014 08:00

Submissions open for feature-length Swahili films

Zuku TV is inviting submissions for feature-length Swahili films for broadcast on Zuku Swahili Movies, described as 'a premium movie channel tailor made for all audiences within the East African region'.

28 Mar 2014 07:38

Luxor African Film Festival winners

16-24 March 2014 saw the third edition of the Luxor African Film Festival take place in Luxor, Egypt. Congratulations to all the winners!

27 Mar 2014 13:53

Colours of the Nile International Film Festival launched today

The second edition of Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CONIFF) launched today, Monday, 24 March 2014 highlighting 48 African film offerings from around the continent.

24 Mar 2014 12:49

AiM Short Film Competition open for entries

African filmmakers are invited to submit short films for Africa in Motion's prestigious annual short film competition, to which a substantial cash prize is attached.

19 Mar 2014 09:00

Winning advertising creative - you get what you brief

A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.

By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014 15:51

[Design Indaba 2014] BizTakeoutsTV at Design Indaba 2014

The CTICC in Cape Town played host to Design Indaba 2014. BizTakeoutsTV was there to catch up with conference speakers and buyers visiting the expo for their views on this year's event. (video)

7 Mar 2014 08:20

Using animation to make sense of big data

There are a number of specialists who all contribute to analysing and interpreting big data. We'd like to add a less obvious specialisation into the mix, namely animation and gaming.

By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54

CNN International launches 'Cocoa-nomics'

CNN has launched a new CNN Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest. The documentary highlights the fight against child labour.

28 Feb 2014 13:06

[Design Indaba 2014] People want cities for people

Cities around the world all have one particular thing in common - they are made up of people. The problem is though that most cities have not been built to accommodate people - but to accommodate cars and traffic. (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 26 Feb 2014 08:00

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