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Events:

July - Sept. 2011 (final dates tba)
African film festival (AFF) in NYC

Venue: NYC, USA
Outdoor Summer Screenings in NYC Parks. Featuring dance, music, food and of course films. AFF programs year-round; therefore, AFF organisers accept submissions on an ongoing basis.
For more information please visit here:

27 August - 4 September 2011 (final date tba)
Zimbabwe International Film Festival

Competitive for features, shorts, documentary with 12 ‘Mweya Awards’ in different categories.
zimfilmfest@zol.co.zw

31 August - 10 September 2011
Mostra de Venise

Tel: [+39] 041 5218706
Fax: [+39] 041 5218879
For more information please visit here:
indoffice@labiennale.org

11 - 14 Septembre 2011
HighwayAfrica 2011
Venue: Rhodes Uni., Grahamstown, SA.

A show focused on journalism and new multimedia. For fourteen years the Highway Africa conference has been at the centre of Africa’s debates on journalism and new media. The conference has over the years become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world. For more information please visit here:

3 - 8 Octobre 2011
« Festival du Court Métrage Méditerranéen de Tanger »
Venue: Tangier, Morocco

A festival focused on short films.
E-mail : ccm@menara.ma

5 - 9 October 2011
Africa in the Picture
Venue: Bioscoop het Ketelhuis in Amsterdam, NL

Tel:[+31] 20 622 7 151
Fax:[+31] 20 627 15 44
For more information please visit here:
info@aitp.nl

20 - 22 October 2011
ZAFAA 2011 - The Zulu African Film Academy Awards
Venue: London, UK

Closing Date for Entries is Friday May 20th 2011.
African Film Festival & Academy Awards
For more information please visit here:

21 - 29 October 2011
Cinemed (« le Festival du cinéma méditerranéen »)
Venue: 78, av. du Pirée - 34000 Montpellier - France

Tel. +33 (0) 499 13 73 73
Fax +33 (0) 499 13 73 74
info@cinemed.tm.fr
Deadline: 8 July 2011
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21 - 30 October 2011 (tbc)
Kenya International Film Festival (KIFF)

P.O. Box 76417 – 00508
Nairobi
Tel:[+254] 2 201 05 26
Fax:[+254] 722 897 216
For more information please visit here:

25-28 October 2011
CDN WORLD SUMMIT 2011
Venue, Hilton Paddington Hotel, London

The 3rd annual CDN World Summit promises to be the largest and most comprehensive CDN event ever. We are pleased to announce our partnership with BT Wholesale as the host operator and those already confirmed to the stellar line up which will include over 80 speakers.The full value chain is represented including content providers, broadcast operators, traditional and telco CDNs, represented by industry leaders such as; FilmFlex Movies, BT Wholesale and AT&T.
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26 - 31 October 2011
Annual Tricontinental Human Rights Film Festival

27 Palmer Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7945 – South Africa
Tel: [+27] 21 788 5462 - Fax: [+27] 21 788 5469
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29 October - 6 November 2011
Festival Amakula Kampala
Venue: Uganda, Kampala

Tel: [+256] 41 427 35 32
For more information please visit here:
info@amakula.com

27 October – 6 November 2011
Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival
Venue: Edinburgh's Filmhouse cinema

The UK's largest African Film Festival
For more information please visit here:

31 October - 7 November 2011
Out In Africa
South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Venue: various, see website

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1st & 2nd November, 2011
IP&TV Forum MENA 2011
Venue: Dubai

The advantages that potential IP&TV operators in the Middle East and Africa have over their Western counterparts are the opportunities to build the most up-to-date and effective networks, the common language and tradition for much of the region and a culture that encourages high rates of TV consumption. By attending the conference you will not only learn about the latest developments in the TV industry, but also make deals face to face, do business, partner and network with senior decision makers from regional and international operators, satellite providers, cable providers, content aggregators and broadcasters.
For further information or to download a brochure please click here:

9th - 10th November, 2011
Africa Cast
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

AfricaCast is a new event organised jointly by Informa’s Com World Series and IP&TV World Series to address the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s broadcasting market. The two day summit will bring decision makers from the entire value chain, including broadcasters, satellite providers, cable companies, regulators, content providers & producers, and production facilities.
For further information please click here:

16th - 17th November, 2011
OTTtv World Summit
Venue: London

Building on the success of the 2010 Summit, the OTTtv World Summit 2011 will grow further and look into the future of TV delivery as well as the positioning of OTTtv to help monetise the “premium TV models”. This Summit is the only dedicated event addressing the strategic opportunities in the OTT space in the world where you can hear from directors of projects and first hand testimonials about the mounting success of OTT platforms and strategies to penetrate pay TV markets.For further information please click here:

25 November - 4- December of 2011
International Film Schools Festival  - 34es « Rencontres Henri Langlois »
Venue: TAP
(theatre auditorium de Poitiers) in Poitiers (France).
The Festival organiser invites African film students to join is. The Festival gathers about 15000 participants and about 100 professionals. A trade market is held on the side (includes CineSud).
For more information please visit here:

30 November - 3 December 2011
MYCONTENT, 4th Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair and 4th Dubai World Game Expo.
Venue: Dubai

MYCONTENT - (exhibition & conference) in dedicated to the Middle East & North Africa. It is MENA region’s 2nd entertainment content marketplace which will be held in conjunction with 4th Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair and 4th Dubai World Game Expo.
For more information please visit here:

4-5 July 2012,
Broadcast & Film Africa,
Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi

The conference provides the platform for industry leaders shaping broadcast and film industries to share their knowledge and perspectives with peers from throughout the region. The exhibition provides manufacturers and dealers the opportunity to showcase their latest products and services and connect with the decision-makers in the African broadcast and film-making markets. For the conference Call for Papers log on to the organiser’s website here and to book exhibition space, email info@aitecafrica.com

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