ZIFF 2015 at a glance

  ZIFF CEO and festival director, Prof. Martin Mhando SCREEN AFRICA EXCLUSIVE: One day after the 2015 edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) wrapped up, Screen Africa caught up with festival director, Professor Martin Mhando, who provided an overview of the festival’s major themes and highlights. The first thing that Prof. Mhando mentions…

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List of Nominees : Africa Movie Academy Awards 2015

Nominees for the 11th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards were announced on Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. South African film, iNumber Number, and Ivorian film, Run, topped the nominations with 12 nominations each. Mauritanian film, Timbuktu, followed with 11 nominations. Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 received the fourth highest number of nominations, with 8 nominations.…

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CANAL+ Looks to Strengthen Its African Offerings w/ Films, Series, Sports + Content Made by Africans for Africans

CANAL+ Group is strengthening its offerings in the African continent by adding four dedicated sports channels, and beefing up its “African content,” as the press release states, on the film and TV networks, CANAL+, CANAL+ Cinema, CANAL+ Series and CANAL+ Family channels, which are distributed across the continent. The operator is planning to add 600 new films…

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