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Fundi-Mentals

 

Joseph (Gerald Langiri) and his assistant Moses (Charlie Karumi) like to think of themselves as the Best Fundis in Kinoo, despite their unorthodox methods. But the entry of a new Multinational Service Company in town throws all this in jeopardy. To avoid going out of business, they introduce to their female customers a new type of sex-press service with hilarious results!
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No Jersey, No Match

Terence Neale short wins Craft Gold at Cannes Lions

Your Future Is Not Mine, a global Adidas Originals short film directed by South African director Terence Neale, won a Gold Film Craft for Original Music at Cannes Lions, thanks to vocalist Daisy Hamel-Buffa and Squeak E Clean Productions.

Your Future Is Not Mine won the only Gold in the Original Music category, while Neale was the only South African director whose work was awarded in the Craft categories.

DW brings quality German programming to Southern Africa on DStv

From July 4, MultiChoice Africa will make Deutsche Welle (DW) available to DStv and GOtv customers in Namibia.

Deutsche Welle and MultiChoice have signed an agreement to broadcast DW on the pay TV platform, DStv and thereby bringing DW’s quality programming to German-speaking audiences throughout Southern Africa. It will be available to all DStv customers in 10 countries, (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) throughout Africa, and on GOtv in Namibia.

RESTLESS GLOBAL AND TEN10 FILMS SIGN DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH CANAL+ OVERSEAS (CANAL+ GROUP) ON THE TRADE

Restless Global and Ten10 Films have announced that they had signed a development deal with broadcaster CANAL+ OVERSEAS on their TV series project THE TRADE.

Created by Restless Global’s Marie Lora-Mungai and Ten10 Films’ Tendeka Matatu, THE TRADE (10 x 1 hour) is a crime drama inspired by real facts and based on extensive on-the-ground research. The story follows a high-stakes investigation into the murky world of the West African drug trade, and is set mainly in Nigeria, Guinea Bissau and France.

Discop Africa 2016 Abidjan: Cote Ouest latest productions includes series, dramas and shows

During the 12th DISCOP AFRICA in Abidjan, Cote Ouest unveiled their latest productions including comedy series LES CHOCOS EN VACANCES, medical drama series HOSPITAL IT and the Return of the BOBODIOUF, a new season to Francophone Africa’s favorite show.

Discop Africa 2016 Abidjan: Nina TV

Nina TV, the premier Novelas Channel signed 7 new distribution agreements with various operators, confirming the unsurpassed success in French Speaking Africa.
Source: Company Press Release

Deutsche Welle signs co-production agreements with two African broadcasters for topics on the environment

DW's Director General Peter Limbourg and representatives of the news channels Kenya Television Network (KTN) and Channels TV in Nigeria will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with on Tuesday, June 14.

Econet signs another sports content deal, positions Kwesé TV as SuperSport’s biggest competitor

Econet Media, the entertainment subsidiary of the Econet Wireless Group and the division working on Kwesé TV, has announced a long-term partnership with Matchroom Sport, an independent sports promoter and content company from the United Kingdom.

The relationship between the two companies gives Econet Media broadcasting rights to Matchroom Sport’s full catalogue of archived and new programming which covers nine disciplines which include golf, pool, snooker, fishing, bowling, darts, and boxing.

DFM partners with Sonoton, the largest independent production music library in the world

As part of the partnership with DFM, Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier will be hosting an online music search workshop for filmmakers, while the company will also be sponsoring the SONOfind contest in which entrants can win an Apple iPad and other great prizes. As part of the partnership with DFM, Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier will be hosting an online music search workshop for filmmakers, while the company will also be sponsoring the SONOfind contest in which entrants can win an Apple iPad and other great prizes.

Nigeria: Iroko World Honours Funke Akindele in UK

A red carpet extravaganza was experienced in Greenwich Odeon in London, UK on Friday, June 11, 2016, at an event hosted by iROKO World and Lebara Play, to honour iROKO World's Global Brand Ambassador and Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele and DJ Abass.

The event which was packaged to celebrate Funke's renowned Nollywood character, Jenifa, saw hundreds of Funke's fans troop out for a screening of episodes 1 and 2 of Season 4 of Jenifa's Diary, as well as a Q&A on stage with Funke and DJ Abass.

AP announces landmark collaboration with eNCA and Africa24 news channels

The Associated Press (AP) recently announced a new collaboration with African news channels, eNCA and Africa 24. AP clients can now download a broad range of video news from across the African continent, and utilise exclusive access to stories from eNCA. This user-ready content will be available to all AP Video Hub subscribers, providing them with in-depth news stories that were previously unable to access.

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