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Course: The Business of Television in a Changing Global Marketplace
 
Next Course: May 19 - June 20, 2014 
Deadline to Register: May 12, 2014
 
The Business of Television in a Changing Global Marketplace is the second course offered by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for aspiring industry professionals who wish to: Study online and in New York City.

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African American audiovisual stars

There are a plethora of Independent films soaring through the film world and here are a few prominent ones featuring African American actors, writers and directors. Click here.

 

Condolences to Charles Igwe, Bob TV on the loss of his wife and work partner, Amaka Igwe.

 

Events

Important events in the African broadcast, film and TV sector

 

14 to 25 May 2014
The 67th annual Cannes International Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)

Venue: Cannes, South of France.
One of the largest International Film Festivals in the World.

Opportunities

Call for funds and partners - film production and VoD projects, related to Africa


Martin Baker, the Company Director of Vision Media London Ltd and a film Producer focused on Africa went to Nigeria to make a concert film.

M. Baker is also working on a VOD project he has started for West Africa.

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Intelsat Appoints Global Media Veteran Robert Callahan to Board of Directors

Events

23-27 April 2014
Festival International Du Film Panafricain - Cannes /PanAfrican International Film Festival

Venue: Cannes, France. The festival is devoted to the new generation of African Digital filmmaking.

14 to 25 May 2014
The 67th annual Cannes International Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)

Venue: Cannes, South of France.

Opportunities

Durban International Film Festival:
Film festival accepting submissions [Worldwide]

 
Date: Friday, July 18, 2014 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Deadline: 3/24/14
Durban International Film Festival
Filmmakers may submit their projects to be screened at this film festival in South Africa.

The Durban International Film Festival is accepting film submissions to be screened at its 35th annual celebration this summer. This year’s festival runs from July 18 to 22, and its theme is “continent of contrast.”

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Video: Lupita Nyong'o, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

People know her not so long ago, Lupita Nyong'o, the Kenyan origin actress is the rising star that now illuminates the red carpet like at the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Critic's Choice Movie Award and the recent ceremony Oscar® 2014. On this occasion, she was awarded for Best Supporting Actress in the film "12 years a slave."

Opportunities

67th Cannes International Film Festival attendance - call for applications

14 February 2014: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) invites filmmakers who will be participating at and are attending the 67th Cannes International Film Festival to apply for funding for markets and festivals attendance. The Film Festival will take place from 14th until 25th of May 2014 in Cannes, France.

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