Annual industry gathering strictly dedicated to the production and distribution of multi platform, film and television content across Africa. As a B2B annual event, DISCOP AFRICA supports the development of Africa’s television content production and distribution industries by providing participants with adequate exposure and services to help them license their content and find coproduction partners.


Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:10:00 +0200
JOHANNESBURG / LOS ANGELES, 17 October 2012 - Basic Lead, the Los Angeles based organizers of DISCOP AFRICA, the premier digital content market and co-production forum...
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Over 1000 delagates expected for DISCOP Africa 2012
Organizers of the annual DISCOP Africa television content market and co-production forum, have announced that over 1000 non-exhibiting and exhibiting delegates representing 700...
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Piracy has been a curse on African artists, producer and broadcasters who desperately need secondary income from the sale of physical CDs. About 48 hours after a copy of...
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Discop Africa conference headlines
Over 60 international speakers will take the stage, sparking thoughtful conversations through insightful, high-energy, presentations. The CONFERENCE PROGRAM will...
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:57:00 +0200
New initiative for DISCOP Africa
Basic Lead, organisers of the annual DISCOP AFRICA film and television content market, will subsidise the attendance of up to 100 international content buyers at the Johannesburg...
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Discop Africa 2012
The 2012 edition of Discop Africa (31 October - 2 November, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg) will combine a market, a co-production forum and a conference programme...



Sandton Johannesburg
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The 2012 edition of DISCOP AFRICA will take place from 31 October to 2 November 2012 in Johannesburg and will feature:
1. An exhibition with +175 SELLERS representing African and overseas suppliers of popular and high-quality film, series, animation, comedy shows, formats, sports content, documentaries, educational programming and thematic channels, as well as distributors of international digita

l broadcasting and content management solutions providers.

2. A market and co-production forum welcoming + 700 NON-EXHIBITING walk-in delegates representing African broadcasters, Pay-TV platforms, mobile networks, TV services via broadband, independent producers and advertising agencies.

3. A conference program with +16 sessions and +50 speakers offering unparalleled opportunities to initiate business deals, establish partnerships, access valuable information, connect with key players and learn from experts.