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Support for female-led African film projects

An Accelerator Incubator Program provides an exciting new platform to support the development of women-led audio-visual content in Africa

19 May 2017

Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmaking

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry

11 May 2017

African short films sought for festival

Call for entries for short films for Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival 2017

11 May 2017

SA film heads to African film festival

Nomfundo, a short film produced by Passion Seed Communications, has been selected for the 8th edition of the Helsinki African Film Festival

9 May 2017

‘Made in Africa' content from DISCOP Jhb

DISCOP Johannesburg aims to be the World's number one destination to buy film and TV content "Made in Africa"

9 May 2017

Entries for Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award close at month-end

The entries for Jozi Film Festival's ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' close on 31 May 2017

5 May 2017

Bollywood comes to Nollywood

The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series

2 May 2017

Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins

Award-winning Australian filmmaker Rachel Perkins in Accra to hold workshops and discussions on storytelling, film-making and rights and activism with Ghanaian film producers and students

28 Apr 2017

African film database launches

The Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the launch of its new African Film Database with a catalogue of over 1,500 films

21 Apr 2017

Film scoops two prestigious awards at FESPACO

Rwandan short film scoops two prestigious awards at the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO)…

By Moses Opobo 8 Mar 2017

East Africa conference on burgeoning content industry

Broadcast, film and music professional meeting opens next week in Nairobi

16 Nov 2016

Five key shifts shaping Africa's entertainment and media industry

The internet, video games, television, and filmed entertainment segments of sub-Saharan Africa's entertainment and media industry are projected to continue to show growth up to 2020

26 Sep 2016

Al Jazeera DRC documentary up for an Emmy

'Conflicted: The Fight Over Congo's Minerals' is nominated for an Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine'

16 Sep 2016

Finalists for short film and documentary competition

Africa in Motion Film Festival announces finalists for short film and documentary competition

12 Sep 2016

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International

#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Inma selects new office bearers, includes South African Sandy Naudé

The International News Media Association (Inma), a global community of market-leading news media companies, has selected the new board members and officers for 2017/18.

1 day ago

International media groups to discuss fighting fake news

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) and The Straits Times will hold a two-day conference on fighting fake news on 19-20 June 2017 at the Singapore Management University. Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, K Shanmugam, will deliver the opening address.

2 days ago

South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards

The International News Media Association (Inma) presented 40 first-place winners with awards in the annual Global Media Awards in New York, this week. Norway's Aftenposten took home the competition's top prize, ‘Best in Show' award.

2 days ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

3 days ago

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