Eugénie Diecky of Africa N°1 launches Radio Télévision Africaine

Eugénie Diecky, famous presenter of numerous radio programs on Africa N°1, is the developer of this Pan African television channel which will at first broadcast its programs on Internet before being available on satellite bundles. Program clips are already available online. Eugénie Diecky is confident that her channel will “create a revolution on the African…

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Call for Entries for the 9th Annual FilmAid Film Festival: Theme of “Home Away from Home”

Background Held annually in Kenya, FilmAid’s Film Festival strives to fulfill FilmAid’s vision of informing, inspiring and empowering refugees and other marginalized populations throughout the world. Through FilmAid’s extensive programming in Nairobi, Kakuma and Dadaab, each year, FilmAid is able to train, support and empower more than 50 refugee youth to tell their own stories through the power…

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Active Film Distribution Companies in Nigeria and the Vicious Circle of Movie Piracy

Nigeria has a peculiar film industry. The Nigerian film industry does not have a formal film market, but there is active film distribution in Africa’s largest film industry. The Nigerian film industry which comprises of Nollywood and Kannywood is estimated to be worth more than US$ 590 million annually; producing over 2, 400 movies annually…

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Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage : appel à inscriptions / Carthage International Film Festival : call for submissions

Les Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage, qui auront lieu cette année du 21 au 28 novembre, ont lancé leur appel à inscriptions pour les différentes sections : -La competition officielle, inscrivez vos films  http://www.jcctunisie.org/inscrip_film.php -La Bourse d’Aide Takmil, pour les projets ayant besoin d’une aide à la finition http://www.jcctunisie.org/inscripTakmil.php -Le Producer’s Network, pour les courts métrages,…

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Collaborative technology solutions are breaking down cultural borders

The attraction of high-growth markets is strong, and companies of all sizes are looking to develop in new regions that are full of potential. However the rules of the game have changed. There are regulatory, political, infrastructure and cultural considerations. There are also local players, who can be just as innovative, high-tech, well-branded and service-orientated,…

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