Cambridge African Film Festival : Call for film submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The longest running African film festival in the UK is excited to open for film submissions from Tuesday 7 April until Wednesday 1 July 2015. We accept submissions from African filmmakers living on the continent, based on any topic, and also welcome submissions from the diaspora and any non-African filmmakers whose films relate to Africa. Priority will be given to submissions from African…

Future of Story Telling : Call for Project Submissions

The Rules and Regulations outlined below apply to all entries submitted for consideration of the FoST Prize. Please review this document in its entirety prior to completing your entry form. KEY DATES AND DEADLINES July 24th: Submissions Close Early September: Semi-Finalists Notified October 7th and 8th: FoST Summit, Winners Announced ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS The FoST Prize will be…

Ebonylife TV and Summview Announce Launch of Premium VOD Platform Dedicated to Content Made in Africa

At the 1st edition of DISCOP Abidjan, EbonyLife TV has announced a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) enabling the launch of a premium multi-screen VOD platform. The accessibility of the service on mobile application (Apple Store, Google Play Store) and online platforms (vod.ebonylifetv.com), will allow EbonyLife TV to offer African Diaspora users around the world, the ability to…

Al Jazeera’s “Liberia: Living With Ebola” documentary wins Best Documentary at Mohamed Amin Africa Media Awards

Al Jazeera’s Liberia: Living With Ebola was named Best Documentary at the inaugural Mohamed Amin Media Awards (MAMA) in Nairobi, Kenya. Launched by Africa24 Media and Mo Sound, MAMA honours “the best quality, most innovative content and rising platforms that are changing the face of Africa.” In Liberia: Living with Ebola, Sierra Leone’s Emmy, BAFTA…

“Nollywood Cinema Just Became More Accessible – iROKO Inks Deal with Netflix’s Streaming Platform”

If you’re a Netflix streaming subscriber, you just may have noticed the service’s recent Nollywood (Nigerian cinema) additions to its library! It’s because Netflix, the world’s leading internet based movie and TV series streaming service, and iROKO TV, the leading distributor of Nollywood films online recently, have inked a deal, after what are said to…