Pitching opportunities at The Animation Conference 2015
The Animation Conference (TAC), in collaboration with 9 Story Entertainment, is once again offering PITCH THIS!, a specialised program dedicated to providing producers with potential career-changing pitching opportunities. The TAC committee, which includes representatives from the world’s leading animation companies, is currently accepting submissions and will soon select two ideas to be presented at this year’s Conference in Ottawa this September.
SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s appeal against the high court order that he be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry, is set to be heard in the supreme court of appeal in Bloemfontein in September
The appeal comes after judge Ashton Schippers in April upheld the ruling that Motsoeneng be suspended and that a disciplinary hearing take place within 60 days of the ruling, pending the appeal process.
London's Film Africa Festival Calls for Submissions
Film Africa, the Royal African Society's annual festival celebrating African cinema, has opened submissions for its fifth edition. The 2015 festival takes place October 10 to November 8 across London.
The fifth annual festival brings London audiences an eclectic program of films and special events including: director Q&As and talks; professional workshops and masterclasses; school screenings and family activities; the Industry Forum; and Film Africa LIVE! music nights.
Camerimage, an international film festival devoted to the art and craft of cinematography has launched the selection process for its 23rd edition. All filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, music videos and student etudes for the festival's consideration.
This year the festival will be held from 14 to 21 November in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Call for entries: Loeries’ new music video category
With the rise of music television channels and online platforms such as Youtube, songs today are seen as much as they are heard. Music videos are therefore becoming increasingly vital in developing an artist’s image and career. In recent years, thriving music video industries have developed all over the continent - including in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda and elsewhere - and talented video producers have become an integral part of the music industry.