The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar...
22 Nov 2017
Nigerian startup Caketunes has launched its music distribution and production platform for artists and music producers...
Tom Jackson 3 Nov 2017
9mobile, Nigeria's fourth largest telecommunication company, has launched the 9mobile Photography Competition...
1 Nov 2017
Africa is a land of storytelling, ambitious talent and outstanding filming facilities. Its time has come to make a mark on international drama...
26 Oct 2017
Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...
Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017
Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution...
20 Oct 2017
With revenue from Africa's pay-TV market sitting at $4.4 billion and expected to exceed $6 billion by 2021, the time is now to continue the momentum of content production as a significant economic booster for African economies...
16 Oct 2017
Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it...
Leigh Andrews 22 Sep 2017
DISCOP has announced a new programme, DISCORE, that will bring the world of African music production closer to the film, television, digital content markets...
18 Sep 2017
Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key...
31 Aug 2017
The Hardy Boys worked closely with Creatrix to write and produce Stories for Life embodying the notion that the heard word and music are essential ways of transmitting creativity and literacy to very young children...
Creatrix 30 May 2017
Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...
1 Jul 2015
Applications are open for entries to Maisha Lab for its Screenwriting Laboratory during the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015...
3 Jun 2015
The opportunity to create memorable and effective advertising has never been greater, says Chris Thomas, chair and CEO of the BBDO network in Asia, the Middle East and Africa...
15 Dec 2014
The 17th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, which kicks off on 14 June 2014, will screen 79 films in the 10-day festival foregrounding films from Africa and the Dhow Countries.
9 Jun 2014
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
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.
Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Broadcasters with more than one frequency per broadcast spot or site will from next month pay higher fees for the spectrum. The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) last week revised the broadcasting frequency fees in an attempt to address the existing disparities in the distribution and use of broadcasting spectrum in the country.
26 Jun 2013
Mondia Media South Africa, as the local division of the global digital entertainment company based in Hamburg, is increasing its digital footprint into Africa through various partnerships and providers, including a new deal with MXit and Look & Listen.
21 Jun 2013
MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians.
2 Apr 2013
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria's foremost financial institution, has partnered with the Goethe-Institut of South Africa and Steven Markovitz to support African Metropolis, an initiative of the Goethe-Institut and executive producer Steven Markovitz, with further support of the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
11 Mar 2013
With her new play, Sunflowers Behind a Dirty Fence, acclaimed Ugandan playwright Angella Emurwon won for a second time a BBC award, this time round, the 23rd BBC International Radio Playwright competition.
22 Feb 2013
There is what it takes locally to reach the required standards in making a good and professional movie. The problem is that people don't want to reach these standards, the assistant lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Edgar Ngelela, said.
5 Feb 2013