Africa News

Nigeria plans to develop new film hub

Tue, 26 Aug 2014
 The Governor of Delta State in Nigeria, has announced he will be providing land for the construction

AfricAvenir and Franco Namibian Cultural Centre present African youth film series

Mon, 25 Aug 2014
 AfricAvenir and the FNCC will present screenings of African films specifically aimed at the youth...

AfricAvenir presents Namibia in Motion film series

Thu, 21 Aug 2014
 Four shorts will be screened as part of the Namibia in Motion film series, which takes place on 2 Se

Namibian screening of Felix to celebrate 20 years of democracy in SA

Mon, 18 Aug 2014
 AfricAvenir Windhoek and the South African High Commission present a screening of Felix at the Goeth

Documentary explores the West's fascination with "saving" Africa

Thu, 14 Aug 2014
 Director and producer Cassandra Herrman's documentary Framed takes a look at Western society’s desir

MHz Networks adds African channel to its viewing bouquet

Mon, 11 Aug 2014
 US, diaspora, channel, test, Africa Today TVFrom 5 August US global media company MHz Networks features a nation- wide, five-month market broad expands its African content offering

Tue, 05 Aug 2014
 Hollywood, Bollywood, Telenovelas, Korean,, an internet based African entertainment content platform, has diversified its viewing

SA actress appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for Africa International Film Festival

Mon, 04 Aug 2014
 Generations, Nigeria, AFRIFF, Chioma, Ude, Xolile 
TshabalalaThe Africa International Film Festival has appointed South African actress Xolile Tshabalala as the

Africa at Annecy

Sat, 02 Aug 2014
 One of the world’s leading platforms for animation film production, the Annecy International Film

The future of broadcasting in Africa: the sky is the limit

Sat, 02 Aug 2014
 Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, Senior Vice President Africa for SES, examines the possibilities that digi

Shaping the Future of Film in South Sudan

Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Is tragedy the mother of invention? Probably not, although this does appear to be so in the case o

Africa mourns the loss of three filmmakers in one week

Sat, 02 Aug 2014
 In one week, Africa lost three talented filmmakers: Adama Salle from Burkina Faso, Bakary Diallo f

Lights, Camera, Africa!

Wed, 30 Jul 2014
 The Lights, Camera, Africa! Film Festival, created by arts and culture centre The Life House, take

2014 Kalasha Awards winners revealed

Wed, 30 Jul 2014
 The 2014 Kalasha Film and Television Awards were held on 25 July at the National Museums of Kenya

EbonyLife TV celebrates first Anniversary

Tue, 22 Jul 2014
 Mo Abudu, Chairperson and CEO of Nigerian television channel EbonyLife TV, hosted guests at a live p

African Film Development Awards highlight industry leaders

Mon, 14 Jul 2014
 The African Film Development Awards, which took place at the Zanzibar International Film Festival, h

Bollywood backs the Seychelles as a new location for filming African stories

Wed, 09 Jul 2014
 In an initiative to produce more African film content, the Bollywood film industry will be offering

Intore opens the Rwanda Film Festival

Tue, 08 Jul 2014
 The Rwanda Film Festival, which runs from 12 to 18 July, will screen over 70 films divided into thre

Tanzanian filmmaker Amil Shivji to release Samaki Mchangani

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 Award-winning Tanzanian filmmaker Amil Shivji is working on a short film called Samaki Mchangan

Shungu Namutitima film festival to coincide with Zambia’s golden jubilee

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 This year’s edition of the Shungu Namutitima (Smoke That Thunders) International Film Festival of

Mozambican cinema, tudo bem?

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 In southern Africa is a Lusophone country better known for its holiday resorts than its films...

Reel women of Nollywood

Wed, 02 Jul 2014
 The second edition of the NollywoodWeek Film Festival Paris, showcasing the cinema of Nigeria to F

MTN pilots mobile VOD portal in Ivory Coast

Fri, 27 Jun 2014
 In 2013, Balancing Act, an online publication and consultancy company which has a focus on Africa’

MultiChoice Africa encourages African social upliftment

Thu, 26 Jun 2014
 Pay-TV operator MultiChoice Africa has launched an initiative to inspire Africans’ participation i

Tshwane One City Film Festival celebrates African cinema

Mon, 23 Jun 2014
 Pretoria, Hollywood, workshopsFrom 10 to 14 August 2014 the South African State Theatre in Pretoria will host the first edition of