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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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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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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

21st New York African Film Festival kicks off in May

Themed 'Revolution and Liberation in the Digital Age', the 21st New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) will take place from 7-13 May 2014.

1 Apr 2014 14:15

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

Egyptian film nominated for Oscar, unavailable in Egypt

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

[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

African filmmakers turn to mobile, internet platforms

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

Nigerian movies to get exposure in Spain

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

Afrinolly Short Film Competition winners announced

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

African directing talents invited to international festivals

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

Wolf of WallStreet movie banned by KFCB

'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 Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

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

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