Film as Africa’s key economic driver for 2016 (interview with Stuart Forrest)

Triggerfish Animation Studios walked away from the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) as Overall Winner, along with the titles of Business of the Year and Business with Global Reach. CEO Stuart Forrest explains how film is transforming business on the continent. […] Extract 4) Definitely. Explain how film can be a key economic driver in…

The Cinema from Africa Festival in Lausanne (Switzerland) : call for projects

The Cinema from Africa Festival in Suisse – Lausanne, just launched its call for projects. The 11th edition will take place from 18-21 August, 2016. Registration: The selection is open to fictions, documentaries and animations of all kind. You can provide either a DVD or a Internet link. Download the registration form here and sent it to info@cinemasdafrique.ch…

Doha Film Institute Grants Programme

The goals of the Doha Film Institute Grants Programme are to identify new talent, seek out new cinematic voices and discover universally resonant stories. The Institute’s approach is to champion projects whose thrust is to explore, expand and cultivate authentic storytelling, with a keen interest in propelling forward contemporary work that demonstrates a deep understanding…