Egyptian film "The Square", named after the infamous Tahrir Square which has been the centrepoint of anti-government protests over recent years, has been nominated for an Oscar, although the film is not available to watch in Egypt. (video)
By Gabriella Mulligan 3 Mar 2014 08:44
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
In an aim to get their work noticed by viewers and festival organisers, African filmmakers are increasingly turning to mobile and internet platforms, reports Mail & Guardian.
24 Feb 2014 08:36
The ambassador of Spain, Alvaro Alguela, has announced a bilateral collaboration to exchange movies produced by Nigeria and Spain, reports Naijalog.
5 Feb 2014 13:09
The winners of the second season of the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition have been announced. The awards presentation ceremony themed 'Lions Rising' will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 February 2014.
24 Jan 2014 09:42
Directing talents from six African countries were invited to present their African Metropolis short film project in a premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on 26 January 2014.
22 Jan 2014 08:31
'The Wolf Of WallStreet' movie has been banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) due to "explicit sexual content, profanity and abuse of drugs," reports TechMtaa.
17 Jan 2014 10:26
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014 11:21
The panel of judges has finally narrowed the Afrinolly Short Film Competition shortlist down to 20 finalists - ten in the Short Film category and ten in the Documentary category.
9 Jan 2014 14:43
The recently released 'Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom' has received three Golden Globe nominations.
13 Dec 2013 08:13
MTN Nigeria and dobox have entered into a partnership to provide customers with access to the latest blockbusters, premiers and exclusive movies on their mobile devices, reports Ventures Africa.
2 Dec 2013 12:08
The 3rd Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) took place from 10-17 November in Calabar, Nigeria. The awards aim to raise awareness in Africa about the vast potential the entertainment industry holds and the impact it can generate in the economy. Here are all the winners...
22 Nov 2013 08:45
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
20 Nov 2013 16:08
Balancing Act is publishing a report on VoD platforms in Africa. Operators need to understand that all the evidence points to VoD platforms meeting a need that up until this point has been met by pirated DVDs. There is now a bewildering array of film and music platforms in particular.
4 Nov 2013 07:34
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