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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“The Egyptian distribution company is a new venture of Zawya Cinema and Misr International Films”

Following a successful first year, Zawya cinema and its mother company Misr International Films have announced the launch of a new venture, Zawya Distribution. After the success of Zawya, Cairo’s first real attempt at an arthouse cinema, the new company will focus on the distribution of independent and arthouse films in Egypt. “With a mandate…

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“19 Feature Film Projects From Around Africa Have Been Selected for This Year’s Durban FilmMart”

New projects that I’m looking forward to discovering further, and eventually seeing some time down the road, from filmmakers whose work has been featured on this blog over the years… Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from July…

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