venue: London, UK.The 56th. BFI London Film Festival - from the 'British Film Institute' - includes several productions focused on Africa. For details about the Africa-related films at this year’s London Film Festival,for more information please click here:
South Africa: Call for proposals for NFVF First Time Filmmaker Project
05 September 2012: The National Film and Video Foundation invites all eligible first time filmmakers to respond to the Call for Proposals for the production of a low budget film aimed at female filmmakers as part of the Tier 2 development process.
Nigeria: Someone Stole the Credit for the First Movie I Directed - Falalu Dorayi
As one of the leading directors in the Hausa movie industry, Falalu Abubakar Dorayi, earned himself respect and adoration in the industry. He has been combining movie directing with marketing for over 19 years now. In this interview, Falalu talked about the rise and tribulations of the Hausa movie industry and other related issues. How did you get into the movie industry?
The Sediba International Financing Programme, aimed at "experienced" and "emerging" producers in television drama & feature film products, is geared at offering focused training in international financing, packaging, sales and distribution.
This programme is designed for a Producer in film or television who wants to gain skills in:
Extending your product beyond the immediate SA marketplace?
Nigeria actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, has thrown out a challenge to Hollywood filmmakers to visit Africa and discover great stories.
The actress, who is in Jamaica on business as well as to film segments of her television reality series, The Real Omotola, said Hollywood is now restorting to killing children. Her charge comes against the background of the film Hunger Games.
Hunger Games is set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the 12 districts to fight to the death on live television.