Ebonylife TV and Summview Announce Launch of Premium VOD Platform Dedicated to Content Made in Africa

At the 1st edition of DISCOP Abidjan, EbonyLife TV has announced a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW (https://summview.com) enabling the launch of a premium multi-screen VOD platform. The accessibility of the service on mobile application (Apple Store, Google Play Store) and online platforms (vod.ebonylifetv.com), will allow EbonyLife TV to offer African Diaspora users around the world, the ability to…

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Al Jazeera’s “Liberia: Living With Ebola” documentary wins Best Documentary at Mohamed Amin Africa Media Awards

Al Jazeera’s Liberia: Living With Ebola was named Best Documentary at the inaugural Mohamed Amin Media Awards (MAMA) in Nairobi, Kenya. Launched by Africa24 Media and Mo Sound, MAMA honours “the best quality, most innovative content and rising platforms that are changing the face of Africa.” In Liberia: Living with Ebola, Sierra Leone’s Emmy, BAFTA…

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“Nollywood Cinema Just Became More Accessible – iROKO Inks Deal with Netflix’s Streaming Platform”

If you’re a Netflix streaming subscriber, you just may have noticed the service’s recent Nollywood (Nigerian cinema) additions to its library! It’s because Netflix, the world’s leading internet based movie and TV series streaming service, and iROKO TV, the leading distributor of Nollywood films online recently, have inked a deal, after what are said to…

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Seedstars World competition : discover the best start-ups from emerging markets

Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1.5mn in emerging market startups through its exclusive startup competition in over 50 countries. Check out the dates of the Africa Tour Read the Competition rules and regulations Source : Seedstars world, June 2nd, 2015 Review of Maputo’s kick-off “Global seed-stage competition for startups Seedstars World has…

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The NFVF (South Africa) to provide Film and TV students Bursaries

The NFVF’s goal is to stimulate training & development to make the film and television industry more accessible for previously disadvantaged individuals and those with financial difficulties. This goal is achieved by awarding bursaries to students to attend various tertiary institutions world wide. Bursaries are aimed at students who are hard workers, have a passion…

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“AMI and FEPACI partner on development of African film initiative”

The African Media Initiative (AMI) and the Pan African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) have partnered to support the development of high quality audio visual and film content in the continent’s film industry. The two organisations will work together to create the conditions for the production of compelling African stories which meet international film standards. AMI…

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