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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Namibia: New film law causes ructions

There is a storm brewing in the local film industry over the provisions of a new law that filmmakers fear would curtail their freedom of expression...

By Jade Mcclune 15 Apr 2015 12:38

SceneFlix launches mobile cinema portal

Nigerian startup, SceneFlix, has launched Android and iOS apps, with the aim of becoming Africa's leading mobile cinema portal...

By Gabriella Mulligan 23 Dec 2014 11:42

Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm

LOS ANGELES, US: Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologised on Thursday for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails, the latest in a series of leaks that have left Hollywood reeling...

12 Dec 2014 12:08

AiM 2014 Short Film Competition winners

Africa in Motion (AiM) 2014 was the event's ninth edition and in just over three weeks of films and events, it once again showcased the wonder, diversity and prowess of African cinema to Scottish audiences...

1 Dec 2014 08:37

Nigeria to get 15 new cinemas

Filmhouse Cinemas has announced that it will be opening an additional 15 cinemas from December 2014. This is according to reports on AllAfrica, ThisdayLive and Screen Africa...

27 Nov 2014 09:23

Nollywood films launch on Amazon, iTunes

Black Speech Media Group, in conjunction with Autonomous Entertainment, have launched Nollywood films on two major digital platforms, Amazon and iTunes...

17 Nov 2014 09:33

CAFF presents 'Visions to be Heard: Empowering Young Africans through Film'

CAFF, the Humanitarian Centre and the French Society (Trinity College) presents 'Visions to be Heard: Empowering Young Africans Through Film' - a special event to launch the Humanitarian Centre's new themed year...

30 Oct 2014 13:16

Online film submissions for ZIFF 2015 now open

The 18th edition of ZIFF will take place from 18-26 July 2015, and for the first time ever, will be accepting film submissions online via the web platform...

15 Oct 2014 06:10

13th Cambridge African Film Festival kicks off November

The Cambridge African Film Festival (CAFF) returns to the city of Cambridge from 1-9 November, showcasing more than ten films from a variety of countries, including Mali, Senegal, Tunisia, Cameroon, South Africa and Nigeria...

6 Oct 2014 10:58

10 Nigerian students to be sponsored for filmmaking training in US

10 Nigerian students will be sponsored on an all-expense paid trip to the United States of America by the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF...

1 Oct 2014 16:37

Ninth Africa in Motion Film Festival programme released

The ninth annual Africa in Motion Film Festival, taking place from 24 October-9 November, has released its 2014 programme today, Monday, 29 September, with tickets to all events now on sale...

29 Sep 2014 10:15

Sudanese-South African documentary wins at Toronto International Film Festival

Beats of the Antonov, a Sudanese-South African documentary, won the People's Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, beating master filmmakers to claim the prestigious award... (video)

22 Sep 2014 13:27

Delta State Nigeria to get new film hub

In an aim to promote Nigeria's entertainment industry, Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, will be providing land for the construction of a film hub in the area...

1 Sep 2014 10:27

Unilever launches Academy for African Filmmakers

In an aim to empower, equip and celebrate African filmmakers, Unilever is launching the 'Academy for African Filmmakers' (AAF) initiative...

19 Aug 2014 11:57

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