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M-Net wants 20 television interns

M-Nets Magic in Motion Academy (MiM Academy) is looking for 20 TV and film graduates who want to do a paid internship at the pay-TV broadcaster in 2016. The 20 will work behind the scenes across various shows and productions across all of the M-Net run TV channels.

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Fox hires Bekker replacement for Africa

Fox International Channels has recruited Ratna Siriah as general manager of its operations in Africa, filling a role vacated by Hannelie Bekker.

Siriah joins from Cat 2 where she worked in the launch a dubbed Bollywood channel in Africa. She has also worked for several FMCG companies outside of the TV sector.

She replaces Bekker who joined FIC from Wananchi Programming last year to run FIC’s African bouquet of channels.

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17 – 19 November 2015
AfricaCom / AfricaCast / TV Connect Africa 2015

The largest annual meeting of ICT, telecoms and broadcast professionals for Africa. A 'must attend'. AfricaCom welcomes the re-launch of the AfricaCast event as TV Connect Africa.
About 8000 participants. 
Organiser: Informa


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2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards calls for entries

Having recently wrapped up the activities marking the 11th anniversary of the Africa Movie Academy Awards, the organisers of the continental awards have called for entries for the 2016 edition of the global reward system for filmmakers of African descent all over the world.

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Luxor African Film Festival calls for entries

Events

Save the Date: 26-30 October 2015
KALASHA INTERNATIONAL FILM & TV FESTIVAL & MARKET
NAIROBI, KENYA
Call for Entries & Registration now open

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HYACINTHE BOOWUROSIGUE SANOU NAMED CNN MULTICHOICE AFRICAN JOURNALIST 2015

Burkinabé journalist Hyacinthe Boowurosigue Sanou has been awarded the top prize at this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards Ceremony.

Boowurosigue Sanou was awarded the overall ‘CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year’ Award for his work ‘Nuit du 29 octobre à Azalaï : Nous étions à la chambre 143’, which appeared in Burkinabé daily print newspaper L'Observateur Paalga and was chosen from entries spanning 39 nations across the African continent.

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ZIFF 2016 call for entries

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) recently announced that submissions for the 2016 edition are now open. Festival director Martin Mhando has confirmed that despite the fears that Zanzibar's two major festivals will be cancelled next year, ZIFF 2016 will be holding its 19th edition from 9 to 17 July 2016 in Stone Town, Zanzibar.

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Save the Date: 26-30 October 2015
KALASHA INTERNATIONAL FILM & TV FESTIVAL & MARKET
NAIROBI, KENYA
Call for Entries & Registration now open
Registration has opened for film, TV and creative players to join the Kalasha International Film & TV Festival & Market. The Kalasha Film & TV Trade Show – 28 & 29 October 2015. The trade show will showcase Kenyan, East African and Pan African companies under pavilions, while the international TV & Film players will attend as participants.

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Trace hires Morley for African SVoD, plans Ivorian series

Youth-oriented media group Trace  hired Nathalie Morley, the former creative director of Fashion TV, to run the SvoD service it is launching in spring 2016, DTVE reported.. Trace Play will include a huge component of African content with music, children's shows and series, which will be available across French and English-speaking sub-Saharan Africa as well as French-speaking countries in Europe.

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Screendance Africa calls for dance films from Africa

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