Eurodoc program : call for participants

Participants with projects : The workshops are designed for European producers with documentary projects – one-offs or transmedia – with real international potential. Participants without projects : Some participants attending the workshops will come from the documentary departments of the broadcasters or from institutions defending, promoting and funding documentary productions. This will fulfil a long-lasting…

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Encounters Documentary Festival (South Africa) is hiring a new director

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, the premier African festival dedicated to the documentary genre, is calling for applications for the position of Director of this 18 year old Festival. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate reasonable knowledge of the documentary industry in South Africa, of international platforms (broadcasters, commissioners and festivals), and good…

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Restless Global : the first studio engaged in all aspects of development, production and distribution of African content within and outside Africa.

Founded in 2015 by Marie Lora-Mungai and Tendeka Matatu, Restless Global works with the new generation of exceptional creative talents from across Africa and its diaspora to produce remarkable film and television content and distribute it through every channel of the growing African media landscape, including cinema, television, and VOD.   TALENT Restless Talent Management…

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Global OTT Players offer African Content Producers New Distribution Opportunities in Europe and America

  A recently announced deal between Lebara Play and various African producers for OTT rights in Europe illustrates how VoD will allow content owners new channels to diaspora markets. But this is not the first of these kinds of deals as Russell Southwood outlines. Lebara Play is the VoD channel run by discount international minutes…

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INTERVIEW WITH DOROTHEE WENNER, BERLINALE FESTIVAL PROGRAMMER

The Mokolo Project team met with Dororthee Wenner during her stay in Nigeria. She kindly agreed to spend some time with Mokolo and shared her experiences and advice on the framework of the African Film Industry. She sheds light on what being a programmer of African films at International Festivals is all about.   MOKOLO PROJECT TEAM: Hi Dorothee,…

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BERLINALE TALENTS 2016: CALL FOR ENTRIES

                                             BERLINALE TALENTS 2016 – CALL FOR ENTRIES! Until 1 September 2015, the application for the 2016 edition of Berlinale Talents is open. We look forward to your application and say thanks for spreading the word. Berlinale Talents is the creative summit and networking platform for emerging film and drama series professionals at the Berlin International Film…

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