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Events

The Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF)
7-11 November 2012   venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The inaugural CNIFF will introduce the best of African cinema to African audiences. The festival will screen 58 titles, all of which will be African, East African or Ethiopian premieres. Films in competition come from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Mali, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, and Tunisia.

Jobs & Opportunities

Launch of the ACPCultures+ Programme's second Call for Proposals.  

People

OSN makes senior appointments 

Middle east and north African pay TV operator OSN has appointed new directors of digital and business development. 

The operator has named David Hanson (picture, left) as director of digital. He has worked at OSN for over seven years, most recently as director of OSN’s movie channels and on-demand service. He will now head OSN’s digital team and take responsibility for growing the operator’s OSN Play online service. 

Events

10 - 21 October  2012

The 56th. BFI London Film Festival

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:

12-14 October 2012

Opportunities

 

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.

Background

Events

 

8-11 October 2012
Mipcom
The world's entertainment content market

Venue: Cannes, France
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10 - 21 October  2012

The 56th. BFI London Film Festival

Opportunities

LG Launches Innovative Battery Powered TV for the Nigerian Market

Tapping into the problem of perennial power outage in Nigeria, LG Electronics chose to introduce the world’s first battery LED TV into the Nigerian market.

The novel LG LED TV called LG 32LS3800 Battery LED TV, though operates on electricity has a long lastingbattery that ensures TV viewing is not unnecessarily interrupted when in it is use.

People

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?

Events

8-11 October 2012
Mipcom
The world's entertainment content market

Venue: Cannes, France
For more information click here: