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.
The Internet Show Africa Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, SA. Africa's only internet business event. Free educational seminars and exhibition on digital advertising and marketing, web 2.0 and social networking, e-commerce and payments, content management and streaming, hosting and infrastructure. For more information click here:
26 – 29 August 2012 The 14th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference Theme: “From Local to Global: Media Research in a Developing World” Venue: Munyonyo, Lake Victoria, Uganda at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre.
The annual East African Media Awards 2012 are now open for entries from practicing journalists, commentators from the East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda).
This year's EAC-EABC East African Media Summit and Awards ceremony will be held in August 9th to 10th in Kigali, Rwanda. The event will also coincide with the EAC-EABC Media Summit.
1 - 11 August 2012 Open Doors 2012: Francophone Sub-saharan Africa Venue: the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno The next edition of Open Doors, the Festival del film Locarno’s co-production lab, will be devoted to francophone Sub-Saharan Africa. Application forms for Open Doors 2012 are available on opendoors.pardo.ch.
- A Kenyan journalist and his cameraperson scooped the 2012 CNN African Journalist overall awards as President Michael Sata implored African journalists to play a critical role in marketing Africa as an investment destination.TomMboya and his cameraperson VansonNyaga's 'The African Tribe in India' was selected among the 1,799 entries from 42 nations across the continent.
Dubai International Film Festival awards open to Africans
Deadline: 3ist August 2012
Filmmakers from Asia, Africa and the Arab world, whose subjects are related to their regions, can participate in this competition.
With the slogan of "Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds," the Dubai International Film Festival organizes the Muhr Awards that features 31 awards and more than US$575,000 in prize money in the categories of short films, features and documentaries.
Submitted films must have been produced after September 1, 2011.