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African music producers stake claim with DISCORE

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

Lessons for production crews filming in Africa

Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key

31 Aug 2017

Stories for Life inspires pan-African storytelling

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

Issued by Creatrix 30 May 2017

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced

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

ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwriters

Applications are open for entries to Maisha Lab for its Screenwriting Laboratory during the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015

3 Jun 2015

Kenya: Omtatah wants digital migration reversed

Some 80% of Kenyan TV viewers have been denied information as a result of digital migration, activist Okiya Omtatah said yesterday

By Peter Ng'etich 27 Mar 2015

Learn to say 'No'

Saying 'No' can be a liberating experience for an entrepreneur

By Anton Ressel 9 Feb 2015

Take a walk on the wild side

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

Startimes to set up Sh6.9bn Africa hub in Nairobi

StarTimes Media has revealed plans to set up a Sh6.9bn complex in Nairobi, which will serve as its Africa headquarters and a dubbing centre for film and broadcast television

By Margaret Wahito 15 Jul 2014

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014 announces lineup

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

Madonna to direct film in Kenya

American singer, actress and entertainer, Madonna is set to direct a screen adaptation of the novel Ade: A Love Story, based on real life events set in Kenya. The novel is authored by Rebecca Walker and it is reportedly based on her life.

By Grace Kerongo 31 Mar 2014

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

Winning advertising creative - you get what you brief

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.

By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014

Africa: An advertising voyage of discovery

After a year of my boss convincing me that real opportunities are in the rest of Africa, I decided to follow him to Kenya.

By Vanita 'Bezi Phiri 15 Oct 2013

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