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Health journalism contest offers US study tour - Apply by May 20, 2013.

Professional and freelance journalists working in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Gulf states and Pakistan can enter a contest recognizing the best media coverage of vaccines and immunization.

Winners from each region will receive cash prizes and a two-week study tour to the United States to meet health experts.

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Femi Oke the new host of Al Jazeera English’s “The Stream”

Events

3 Apr. -27 May 2013-02-19
African Film Festival Inc.

Venue: Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Academy of Music - NYC, USA.
African film fest of NYC presented annually since 1998.

Jobs & Opportunities

Wild Talk Africa’s open now

Wild Talk Africa’s Early Bird Special ends 1st May 2013. Register for only R2200!

A full delegate pass gets you access to all seminars and workshops, evening networking events and a ticket to the prestigious ROSCAR Awards ceremony.
Normal registration: R2900 (2nd May – 20th July)    
Student rate / Day rate: R900

Accommodation bookings are available via the Wild Talk Africa website

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Commercials director wins his own film festival

Frieze Films’ commercial director Grant de Sousa recently won Cinema Nouveau’s Win Your Own Film Fest competition, where he had to identify a range of iconic films from some quirky clues.

For his prize, Grant will screen five of his favourite films at The Grant De Sousa Film Festival on Saturday, 27 April 2013 at Cinema Nouveau, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Events

3 Apr. -27 May 2013-02-19
African Film Festival Inc.

Venue: Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Academy of Music - NYC, USA.
African film fest of NYC presented annually since 1998.

Opportuniites

Lola Kenya Screen 2013 Call for Participation

Our call for film submission and skill-development participation in our
8th annual Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media festival, skill-development
programme and market for children and youth that takes place in Nairobi,
Kenya, August 12-17, 2013, is now open.

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Shooting for the stars in a male-oriented field

Seko Tingitana, one of the few female filmmakers in Tanzania, made her entry into Tanzania's fledging local industry at a tender age. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP
As a young Tanzanian girl, Seko Tingitana grew up watching a lot of films. That was normal for her age. But unlike many of her peers at the time, she did not copy the habits of the actors and actresses to perform at school.

Events

3 Apr. -27 May 2013-02-19
African Film Festival Inc.

Venue: Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Academy of Music - NYC, USA.
African film fest of NYC presented annually since 1998.

Opportunities

In 1998, the Festival de Cannes created the Cinéfondation to inspire and support the next generation of international filmmakers. Since then, with the help of the Festival, the Cinéfondation has developed complementary programmes to help achieve its goal.

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