In 2014 Sundance Institute started a new project named "Short Film Challenge" that will use independent filmmaking to shed light on poverty and hunger around the world......
M-Net is bringing TV fans another first in 2015, a brand-new format, Power Couple......
The 65th annual Berlin International Film Festival runs from 5 to 15 February 2015 and is the largest public film festival in the world, screening around 400 films......
Sound of Tears, by Cameroonian director Dorothy Atabong, made its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival in 2014 and will feature at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles from ...
SCREEN AFRICA EXCLUSIVE: Indian television and media company Zee Entertainment has had a presence in Africa for over 16 years with their flagship channel Zee TV, which still has 60% market share o...
On 27 January 2015, Calrec Audio announced two new developments in the company's product range......
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Cameroonian-Canadian film explores arranged marriage
Sound of Tears, by Cameroonian director Dorothy Atabong, made its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival in 2014 and will feature at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles from ...Read more


Facebook Lite app to cater to developing markets
A basic version of the Facebook app is being developed to cater to users with older or less advanced Android devices, living in regions with poor internet access......Read more

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RTI, Ivory Coast, Takes Delivery of New PlayBox Technology CIAB Broadcast System
Radiodiffusion-Télévision ivoirienne (RTI) has taken delivery of a new CG titling and television playout solution from PlayBox Technology......Read more



DaVinci Resolve used to grade new Ridley Scott film
DaVinci Resolve, created by Blackmagic Design, was used at Deluxe Creative Services' Company 3 by colourist Stephen Nakamura to grade 20th Century Fox’s Exodus: Gods and Kings......Read more


Engineer service chooses ATEME's Kyrion Encoders for its news fleet
ATEME recently announced that Engineer Service – Ukraine service provider to the broadcast industry – has chosen its Kyrion line of contribution encoders and decoders, which has been certified by the ...Read more


Layout Configurator added to Orad’s video wall
Orad has announced that its video wall solutions have been enhanced with a Layout Configurator, allowing operators to create or edit the layout of their HDVG video rendering signals from a web bro...Read more


HitFilm 3 Pro features enhanced 3D capabilities
HitFilm 3 Pro, video editing and visual effects software from FXHOME, features editing tools, 3D compositing, 3D object rendering and an industry leading particle simulator and an expansive toolki...Read more
Target: June 2015?
As we kick off 2015, we find ourselves just five months away from the supposed deadline for Africa’s complete switchover to digital terrestrial television......Read more
The year that was…
This final edition of Screen Africa for 2014 is linked with two industry events. The subjects surrounding these give us a lot to think about as we head into 2015... ...Read more
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Death's (Man)date trailer
Death's (Man)date is the winner of the Best Film, Best Acting and Best Dialogue awards from the Johannesburg instalment of the 48 Hour Film Project (48 HFP), which ran from 21 to 23 November 2014.
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Timbuktu trailer
Timbuktu is a film directed by Abderrahmane Sissako which tells the story of a family living close to Timbuktu...
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Adrien Brody to star in Jameson First Shot 2015
Finalists in the Jameson First Shot competition have the opportunity to produce shorts starring Adrien Brody...
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Interview: Irdeto CTO Andrew Wajs
The below clip features an interview by Advanced Television with Andrew Wajs, CTO of Irdeto...
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