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ZBC Fires Top Executives

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Kenyan Students Invited to Submit Entries for DSTV Eutelsat Star Awards

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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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PromaxBDA Africa 2015 call for entries

Across the world, the PromaxBDA Awards stand for excellence in the media marketing space and are regarded as the most prestigious awards for creative endeavour in this field.

All those South African and African creatives involved in on-air marketing, branding and design are encouraged to enter the 2015 PromaxBDA Africa Awards before 4 September 2015.

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23 - 26 August 2014
The 16th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
“Media Research for One Continent”
Updates on media audience research activities from countries from all parts of Africa and the rest of the world will be given.

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‘Black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Set To Host MTV Africa Music Awards

Anthony Anderson, who won an NAACP Image Award this year for his starring role on ABC’s “Black-ish,” will host the fifth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards on July 18 in Durban, in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.

The Mamas, as the awards are known, were revived last year after a three-year hiatus and aired live in 48 countries, including for the first time across sub-Saharan Africa on multiplatform network MTV Base. They also trended globally, including in the U.S., on Twitter.

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Triggerfish launches $3.5m pan-African Story Lab

CAPE TOWN - After the international success of its first two feature films, Triggerfish Animation Studios is establishing The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and The Walt Disney Company.

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15 to 17 July 2015
Mediatech Africa 2015

Venue: Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg, South Africa
The biennial advanced technology trade show has positioned itself as the largest and most prestigious event of its kind in Africa for the media and entertainment industries.

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Frans Matlala appointed new SABC GCEO

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has appointed Frans Matlala as the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO). Matlala, a former banking executive and consultant to the SABC, takes over from Lulama Mokhoba who resigned as CEO last year.

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NFVF Call for applications - South Africa-Brazil Co-production Forum

The NFVF hereby invites South African filmmakers to apply for the South Africa-Brazil Co-production Forum to be held at the Durban Film Mart during the Durban International Film Festival. Durban International Film Festival takes place from the 16th until the 26th July 2015.

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