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#BODCT: Surprise! THIS is today's African consumer

Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

Africa's film industry gets a boost

Structures endorsed by the African Union have been finalised to promote the audiovisual and cinema industry in Africa which accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP

20 Sep 2017

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

Young African filmmaking talent showcased at festival

Africa in Motion announces finalists for its Short Film competition which takes place in Scotland

13 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

Call for animation content for FupiToons Festival

African Animation Network and Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau have partnered to launch the FupiToons Festival

31 Aug 2017

Africa's best documentaries are available to stream

In an African first, AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on www.afridocs.net with a catalogue that includes nearly 40 films available for viewing at any time

16 Aug 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

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa

23 Aug 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry

23 Jun 2016

CNIFF calls for film submissions

Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF) is calling for submissions from across Africa for feature-length and short fiction films, as well as feature-length and short documentaries. The entry deadline is 15 November 2013.

11 Oct 2013

Restless City wins at Nile Film Festival

Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City was named Best Long Feature Film at the inaugural Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF), which ran in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-11 November 2012. The Nigerian film also won Best Cinematography.

21 Nov 2012

Colours of the Nile Film Festival launches in Ethiopia

The inaugural Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF) will run in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-11 November 2012, and will introduce the best of African cinema to African audiences.

29 Oct 2012

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