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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
For more information click here:

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:

Jobs & Opportunities

 

Call for training for TV producers

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?

People

Nollywood actress visits Jamaica

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.