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Ethiopian Negash Abdourahman, presents 'Cuba in Africa' at the Embassy of Cuba in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Cuba's history in Africa documented

Premiere in Africa of the documentary 'Cuba in Africa'...

3 days ago

The entrance to Fespaco’s main venue, Cinema Burkina. Credit: Pier Paolo Frassinelli.
Showcasing African films on the continent for 50 years

Africa's top film festival celebrates 50 years: what's to celebrate, and learn...

By Pier Paolo Frassinelli 3 days ago

FESPACO prize for film that tells a positive story of Africa
FESPACO prize for film that tells a positive story of Africa

Jean-Pierre Bekolo's 'Miraculous Weapons' scoops Ecobank Foundation Prize at FESPACO...

6 Mar 2019

Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
#DesignIndaba2019: We need to believe in African mermaids

It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...

By Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

African film festival receives prize sponsorship from Ecobank
African film festival receives prize sponsorship from Ecobank

The Ecobank Foundation has lent its support to the African Film Industry through its sponsorship of a FESPACO prize...

25 Feb 2019

Screengrab from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQhfOgu3KCg&feature=youtu.be Youtube video].
South African entry wins best foreign film at The One Club's One Screen Film Festival

Bheki The Mbhaco Maker by FCB Africa, Johannesburg for South African Tourism was announced as the winner in the Foreign Film category at last night's seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival...

14 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

11 Feb 2019

More directors and films added to 2019 RapidLion lineup
More directors and films added to 2019 RapidLion lineup

The 2019 RapidLion South African International Film Festival will be held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg from 1 March to 10 March 2019...

6 Feb 2019

Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest
Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest

The man behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Peter Ramsey, and the man who produced all the Shrek movies, Aron Warner, are set to attend the 2019 Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF)...

6 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

By Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

Content deals for Africa at DISCOP Johannesburg
Content deals for Africa at DISCOP Johannesburg

DISCOP Johannesburg played host to 487 independent film, television, digital and animated content producers from 35 Sub-Saharan African countries...

22 Nov 2018

Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace new
Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace new

The inaugural Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) will be as part of the Global Festival Week in South Africa from 26-29 November 2018...

16 Nov 2018

#MyEscape.
Changing the narrative on migration through film

AfriDocs: Migrant stories changing the narrative on migration...

15 Nov 2018

How women in African film can achieve influence
How women in African film can achieve influence

The Ladima Foundation: women of influence panel discussion DISCOP Joburg...

14 Nov 2018

Joburg Film Festival showcases African films
Joburg Film Festival showcases African films

Joburg Film Festival opened on Friday with Kenyan feature film, Rafiki...

12 Nov 2018

Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators
Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators

The third edition of Digital Lab Africa will kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg this month and opportunities exist for participants in the field of digital content creation...

7 Nov 2018

Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF
Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF

This week saw the unveiling of the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme during Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. The programme is focused around how Cape Town and the Western Cape can better position itself as a Muslim-friendly film and media destination...

18 Oct 2018

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP
Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

16 Oct 2018

New film production hub for Africa
New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads
Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively...

5 Oct 2018

Agya film (Japan).
Africa in Motion announces finalists for short film competition

Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the final short list of its annual Short Film Competition...

27 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

Lionheart is Netflix's first original film from Nigeria
Lionheart is Netflix's first original film from Nigeria

Lionheart, directed by Genevieve Nnaji, is the first Netflix original film from Nigeria. The movie is her directorial debut...

11 Sep 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

Film festival distribution startup launched in Nigeria
Film festival distribution startup launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup Festivilia has launched its film festival distribution platform, which enables filmmakers to submit to over 500 curated film festivals...

By Tom Jackson 1 Aug 2018

The revenue potential of Africa's film market
The revenue potential of Africa's film market

How to unlock up to $2bn of annual box office revenues in Africa...

24 Jul 2018

The ZIFF Ladima Adiaha Award for New Moon.
Developing Africa's women filmmakers

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists...

17 Jul 2018

Getty Images.
APO in exclusive Getty Images partnership

APO Group announces exclusive partnership with Getty Images for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Durban Film Mart.
Support for African women filmmakers

CaribbeanTales and Durban FilmMart Partnership 2.0 encourages African women filmmakers to think co-production...

21 Jun 2018

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