EVENTS

Events

- South Africa has opened submissions from members of the public and relevant stakeholders on the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Paper.

www.icasa.org.za

 

* 17-27 March 2010

Cape Winelands Film Festival 2010 -

venue: Cape Town

One of South Africa’s largest film festivals, Cape Winelands Film Festival has announced an official call for entries.

http://films-for-africa.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=...

*5-10 April 2010

AMAA Short Film Competition

Venue: Lagos, Nigeria.

The AMAAs are barely half a decade old – but within this relatively short period, they have made a significant impact on the African motion picture industry. They have created vast opportunities for linkages, for networking and for interfacing within and outside the continent. This synergy has diversified and intensified the reservoir of creativity in the industry.

http://www.filmcontact.com/nigeria/events/amaa-short-film-competition-af...

*April 7th to 13th, 2010

17th NY Africa Film Festival (first session)

venue: NY, USA - Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center,

The famous Festival organised by African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrates the richness of African and African Diaspora culture.

CELEBRATING: FIFTY YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE FOR 17 AFRICAN NATIONS • NEW AND EMERGING THEMES IN AFRICAN CINEMA • 2010 SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD CUP

http://www.africanfilmny.org/aff_fest.html

*10-15 April 2010

NAB Show 2010

Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, USA.

More than just broadcasting, the NAB Show is the world, quoted the largest digital media industry event attended by leading media, content, entertainment and communications professionals who share a passion for the next generation of video and audio content across multiple platforms, from television, radios and computers to phones, the big screen and beyond.

Over twice the size of any other event of its kind, the annual NAB Show usually attracts more than 23,000 buyers from outside the U.S. who come to do business with more than 1,500 of the leading industry suppliers.

http://www.nabshow.com/2010/index.asp

*10-11 April 2010

MIPDoc 2010

Venue: Cannes, France.

http://www.mipworld.com/en/MIPDOC/

*12-15 April 2010

SatCom Africa 2010

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa

Source world-class broadcasting technology providers; hardware and software vendors and meet leading industry suppliers.

http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/satcomza/

http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/satcomawardsza/

*12-16 April 2010

MIPTV 2010

venue: Cannes, France.

The World's international TV content market event. The conference programme usually presents over 150 of the biggest names in global TV and film entertainment, digital media and advertising.

Exhibitors from Africa and Middle East usually accounts for 3% of total figures.

http://www.mipworld.com/en/MIPTV/Conferences-events/

*13-April 2010

SatCom Star Awards

Venue: Sandton Sun Hotel - Johannesburg, SA.

Africa’s premier satellite event brings you the industry awards for best practice.

http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/satcomawardsza/

*15-25 April 2010

26th PanAfrican International Film Festival

Venue: Montreal, Canada

Festival organized by “Vues d’Afrique”, open to films from all the continents, depicting African, Caribbean and Diaspora realities through a broad range of subjects.

For the past few years the festival has devoted an entire section to the new generation of African Digital filmmaking. Works who aspire to be "a direct reflection of what happens on the ground" and that enable us to discover video productions that are both very contemporary and urban.

www.festivalpanafrica.com

*19-21 May 2010

Broadcast & Film Africa 2010

venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) Nairobi - Kenya.

http://www.aitecafrica.com/event/view/43

*12-23 May 2010

Festival de Cannes

venue: Palais du Festival, Cannes, South of France.

The Festival de Cannes has celebrated the cinema for more than 60 years.

Over the years, the French Association of the International Film Festival has been able to evolve whilst retaining the essential: the passion for motion pictures, discovery of new talents, and enthusiasm of festival-goers and professionals from around the world, all contributing to the birth and distribution of films.

http://www.festival-cannes.com

*19-20 May 2010

Broadcast & Film Africa 2010

venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi.

Broadcast & Film Africa 2010 will bring together senior broadcast executives, producers, advertising agency executives, regulators and policy-makers to discuss the challenges faced by the industry over the next five years.

http://aitecafrica.com/event/view/43

*May 28th to 31st, 2010

17th NY Africa Film Festival (second session)

venue: NY, USA - Bamcinémateque and Bam Rose Cinemas

The famous Festival organised by African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrates the richness of African and African Diaspora culture.

CELEBRATING: FIFTY YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE FOR 17 AFRICAN NATIONS • NEW AND EMERGING THEMES IN AFRICAN CINEMA • 2010 SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD CUP

http://www.africanfilmny.org/aff_fest.html

* 3-4 June 2010

SAMRA 2010 Conference

Venue: Mount Grace Country House and Spa

Johannesburg, South Africa

The conference is organised by the South African Marketing Research Association calling all Research Stake holders.

For further information visit www.samra.co.za

Contact Paul Haupt Tel: + 27 11 463 5340

www.saarf.co.za

*16-27 June 2010

2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Festival is internationally regarded as a focus for discovery, a celebration of cinema, a centre of debate and a catalyst for new films. EIFF is committed to screening high quality new short and feature film and video work in all genres from around the world.

Please note all submitted films should be no more than 12 months old by June 2010 and EIFF requires at least UK premiere status.

http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/

*June 2010 - date TBA

RWANDA FILM FESTIVAL

venue: Kigali, Rwanda

http://tinyurl.com/yczef4g

*July 2010 - date TBA

ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (ZIFF)

venue: Tanzania

http://www.ziff.or.tz/

*2-3 August 2010

The Internet Show Africa

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, SA.

There are four seminar theatres themed around the following: Digital advertising and marketing, Web 2.0 and social networking, e-commerce and payments, Content management and streaming.

http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/africa/

*1-3 Sept 2010

DISCOP AFRICA 4

DISCOP AFRICA is the main audiovisual content distribution, programming, and coproduction conference and exhibition, which targets free and pay television services operators from 47 Sub-Saharan African countries.

With almost 400 TV channels, 50 pay-TV platforms, 300 million mobile and 70 million Internet users, serving a population of 700 million people, with 40 million television equipped homes to be expected in the near future, content business in Sub-Saharan Africa has grown at a particularly rapid pace over the last few months.

http://www.discop.com/ci/pages/show/da4_index

15 Oct. 2010

Promax|BDA Africa 2010 annual conference

Johannesburg, SA, at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Established in 1955, PROMAX is the world's premier body for promotion and marketing professionals working in electronic and broadcast media. BDA is the world's leading association of broadcast and multimedia designers.

http://www.promaxafrica.tv/

1-5 November 2010

Africa Media & Broadcasting Congress 2010

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg

The Africa Media and Broadcasting Congress 2010 is a dedicated forum where key stakeholders gather to share knowledge, network and find solutions that enable you to maximise revenues and profitably leverage emerging markets.

http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/mediaza

2-3 November 2010

IP&TV World Forum Middle East & Africa

Jumeirah Beach Hotel – Dubai

From Informa Telecoms & Media Conferences

Established as the world's leading event on IPTV, this is a must-attend conference and exhibition in he diaries of all Telco, TV and content executives. IPTV has evolved and telcos pursuing a television strategy across Middle East & Africa can launch with more sophisticated television services than witnessed during early-adopter deployments in Europe and North America, with more personalisation and cross-platform, multi-screen delivery among the obvious targets. Regional telcos have the chance to demonstrate their ambition to win, and not just play, in the Pay TV marketplace.

http://www.iptv-mea.com

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