The International Images Film Festival for Women (Zimbabwe) : 2016 call for applications

Be part of the coolest, most independent festival in Zimbabwe, run by Zimbabwean women passionate about film! The International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) 2016 retains the theme WOMEN ALIVE: WOMEN OF HEART! The theme celebrates for the third year running tough women who possess the rare gift of loving unconditionally; daring women, women who…

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Canal+ Group and iROKO partner on SVOD service for Francophone Africa

Canal+ Group and iROKO are partnering to create and launch the first Francophone SVOD service aimed at bringing affordable, popular mobile TV content to French- speaking Africa. Canal+ Group and iROKO have previously worked together through content distribution deals for linear TV channels such as Nollywood TV, and are now consolidating their partnership to launch…

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LAFF (Luxor African Film Festival) launches new African Film Student Competition (Egypt)

The management of Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) has officially launched a new competition for African students of cinema at film institutes, schools and universities worldwide. Twelve films will be selected to compete for three prizes: gold, silver, and a best artistic achievement award, in addition to financial support for the winners to complete their…

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Fight Against Piracy : Official launch of DIFUZ, a platform for secure and legal downloads.

DIFUZ is a security application and sells African audiovisual digital content (music and movies), compatible with any type of electronic device that uses the Internet (smartphones, tablets, PC’s). DIFUZ is the 1st African Codec designed by N’GUESSAN Cyprien, a young Ivorian, to fight effectively against the piracy of Audiovisual works. The DIFUZ Store is available under…

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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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The Lusophone and Francophone Cinema Festival (France) : call for projects

Dates : 1-9 April 2016, Paris (France). Dead-line : December 23rd, 2015. No registration fee. The Lusophone and Francophone Cinema Festival of France, the Festafilm, is an event dedicated to all kind of films for a wide audience as well as professionals in the cinema industry, in order to promote, support and broadcast features, documentaries and arthouse films,…

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The Mokolo Project Symposium at JCC 2015 : Mokolo strengthens its presence in the African and Diaspora cinema sector

As part of activities marking the 26th Carthage International Film Festival, the Mokolo Project and its Foundation brought together about thirty key professionals of the film sector from Africa and the Diaspora from 21 to 23 November 2015 at the Tunisia Palace Hotel in Tunis. The purpose of this meeting was to present the progress…

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