Eddie Chitate, through his production company, Brainstorm Entertainment, has launched a streaming platform called NoFTV...
Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2020
After buying 21st Century Fox in a $71bn deal last year, Disney is reportedly removing the word "Fox" from the production company's future branding...
Shereesa Moodley 20 Jan 2020
WarnerMedia recently hosted a panel discussion around creating relevant brands for African audiences at Discop Johannesburg 2019. Julien Borde, head of Channels for France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel tells us more about how the company plans to implement these insights across the African market...
Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2019
The live-action release of The Lion King promises to be one of the most spectacular highlights of 2019..
Daniel Dercksen 15 Jul 2019
Writer-director Wanuri Kahiu is part of the new generation of African storytellers whose second feature film Rafiki took six years to reach the big screen...
Daniel Dercksen 3 Jul 2019
It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...
Louise Burgers 4 Mar 2019
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.
The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...
Louise Burgers 16 May 2018
Nickelodeon's Alexi Wheeler shares about the talk he presented at the 2018 CTIAF, how he feels about the role of women in the animation industry and elaborates on what he thinks the industry as a whole can still improve on...
Juanita Pienaar 7 Mar 2018
The Design Indaba stage was a cathartic moment for the first speaker of day one, Zimbabwean-born filmmaker, Sunu Gonera, who told Bizcommunity.com that it was a "coming of age moment" for him to tell his own story to his peers and have it well received...
Louise Burgers 21 Feb 2018
Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young man going to the city to follow his dream and instead ends up in crime. The film was submitted for an Oscar award. Mugambi Nthinga, one of the cast members speaks to us about Kenya's growing film industry and what the submission means. [video]
Carole Kimutai 2 Nov 2012
Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young man going to the city to follow his dream and instead ends up in crime. The film was submitted for an Oscar award. Tosh Gitonga, director of the film, speaks to us about Kenya's growing film industry and what the submission means. [video]
Carole Kimutai 1 Nov 2012
Like the films they show, the story of Kenya's cinema industry has very interesting story lines, complete with new characters, a beginning and an end. In 2010, one of Nairobi's landmarks - the Kenya Cinema, run by Fox Entertainment Group, was closed after it went out of business.
Carole Kimutai 14 Aug 2012
Day 1 of the Broadcast Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference opened with a house full. The two day conference, under the theme "Innovation, investment and partnerships for local content and service excellence" takes place at the Oshwal Centre, located in the Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya.
Carole Kimutai 11 Jul 2012
VeryMuchSo Productions, a British film production company, is set to screen a film about the life of Uganda's first Olympic champion, John Akii Bua, for the first time in Kampala on 18 October 2011.
Walter Wafula 6 Oct 2011
The upcoming Broadcast and Film Africa Conference in Nairobi will feature a speaker from Cinemart, the Nigerian cinema chain, which is to open 25 cinemas in Kenya over the next year, with the first 12 screens opening in September 2011.
Carole Kimutai 22 Jun 2011
Animation is an industry which has been dominated by the West. In Africa, the concept is relatively new, but this year nine animation films from Kenya will be screened at the prestigious Africa in Motion (AiM) festival that will run 23 October - 2 November 2008 in Edinburgh, UK.
Carole Kimutai 6 Oct 2008