FESTIVALS AWARDS EVENTS NEWS

Durban FilmMart jumpstarts emerging filmmakers


Thu, 25 May 2017
 Ten South African emerging filmmakers will have an opportunity to hone their pitching skills at this

Loeries partner with Facebook for new student award


Thu, 25 May 2017
 In partnership with Facebook, Loeries Africa Middle East has introduced a new category within the St

Ghanaian entries top the 2017 Golden Movie Awards Africa


Mon, 22 May 2017
 Director of GMAA, Mimi Andani announced that unlike the Nigerian reign last year, Ghanaian filmmaker

CaribbeanTales and Durban FilmMart join forces to support African female filmmakers


Mon, 22 May 2017
 CaribbeanTales Media Group and the DFM announce a partnership to support the development of original

ZIFF partners with mahala.tv to launch first Zanzibar film market


Mon, 22 May 2017
 Zanzibar International Film Festival in partnership with mahala.tv is excited to announce the first

Akin Omotoso’s Vaya gets ten nominations at AMAA 2017


Wed, 17 May 2017
 Vaya, the South African movie directed by Akin Omotoso has been nominated in ten categories

South African HorrorFest Film Festival 2017 - submissions now open


Wed, 17 May 2017
 The South African Horrorfest showcases indie and rare movies from around the world, and also acts as

Turner Africa sees gold!


Wed, 17 May 2017
 Cartoon Network Africa has walked away with two notable accolades at the first African SABRE Awards

Local film wins at Harlem International Film Festival


Fri, 12 May 2017
 Local film, Krotoa, will only be released in South Africa in August, yet it has already man

Entries open for the Africa in Motion short film competition


Wed, 10 May 2017
 African filmmakers are invited to submit short films of no longer than 30 minutes for the 2017 Afric

DFM 2017 address the role of women in film


Wed, 10 May 2017
 DIFF and DFM presents an in-depth programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successe

Spotlight on five Nigerian directors at Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival


Mon, 08 May 2017
 The 5th Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival is taking place at the L’ Arlequin cinema in Paris this w

8th Durban FilmMart announces Official Project Selection for 2017 edition


Mon, 08 May 2017
 A record 22 fiction feature film and documentary projects in development from around Africa have bee

CTIAF goes from strength to strength


Fri, 05 May 2017
 CTIAF took place in March this year at River Club, Observatory. With over 1 200 guests this year...

Encounters Documentary Festival announces its 2017 line-up


Thu, 04 May 2017
 The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be taking place next month with

Al Jazeera-Encounters Pitching Forum extends submissions deadline


Wed, 03 May 2017
 African filmmakers are invited to submit proposals for the Al Jazeera-Encounters Pitching Forum in J

NAB Show 2017 draws in 103 000+ attendees


Wed, 03 May 2017
 Of the 103 000+ attendees there were 26 714 international attendees from 161 countries. News media a

Tedial wins third IABM Game Changer Award for Augmented STorage


Wed, 03 May 2017
 Winners in each category were announced and the awards were presented at an IABM Awards Reception on

KZNFC extends call for entries for 5th annual Simon Sabela Awards


Wed, 03 May 2017
 The deadline for submissions has now been extended to 9 May 2017 for all 21 categories...

Vaya opens the 24th New York African Film Festival


Tue, 02 May 2017
 The NYAFF is a U.S. showcase of celebrated films from the African continent and the diaspora, and th

Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film Awards 2017


Wed, 26 Apr 2017
 The call for entries for the 2017 Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film Awards opened on 2 February 2017 and wil

DISCOP Johannesburg aims higher


Tue, 25 Apr 2017
 Organisers are launching a new initiative to put film and television content from sub-Saharan Africa

Cape Union Mart opens entries for 2017 Adventure Film Challenge


Mon, 24 Apr 2017
 Entries are open for the 2017 Adventure Film Challenge. Local filmmakers and outdoor enthusiasts are

Delegate registration for 8th Durban FilmMart now open


Tue, 18 Apr 2017
 Africa’s premier film finance and co-production market, the Durban FilmMart (DFM), opened delegate r

Realness Pan African Screenwriters’ Residency update


Thu, 13 Apr 2017
 Realness Pan African Screenwriters’ Residency reflects on their inaugural year of championing Africa
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