New Feature Animation Projects from Wanuri Kahiu, Nnedi Okorafor, Others Are Triggerfish Story Lab Finalists

Triggerfish Animation Studios has selected four features and four TV series for development from the inaugural Triggerfish Story Lab, established with the support of The Department of Trade and Industry and The Walt Disney Company. “From misfit Zambian girls who become low-budget superhero-super-spies, to a stubborn 12-year-old Kenyan girl who defies tradition by racing camels; from…

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Lagardere Group brings DIFFA to Africa starting in Côte d’Ivoire

(Ecofin Agency) – It was about time DIFFA settled in Africa. The Paris-based firm whose acronym stands for Distribution Internationale de Films et de Fictions en Afrique (distribution of films and dramas in Africa) has indeed opened its francophone Africa bureau in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. According to the French magazine “Jeune Afrique”, a second office…

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Discover Digital secures rights to first African superhero series

Local digital entertainment and technology company, Discover Digital, has officially secured the rights to be the African digital distribution partner for the first mainstream African superhero television series, Jongo. Produced by Johannesburg-based film and TV studio, Motion Story, Jongo tells the story of Eli King, a young man who acquires supernatural abilities through an alien…

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Algeria: a boost for the communication and the audiovisual sector

A partnership has been concluded between the International Press Centre and the Professional Distance Learning Centre. The agreement signed on the 16th of November, focuses on the training of Communication and Audiovisual professionals.Among the communication jobs covered there are: Communication Management, Press Agency and Media Training. In the Audiovisual field, training will focus on audiovisual techniques, computing, arts, design…

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