OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities

African broadcast players can make easy money online:

IDMAGE which launched two serious African film distribution projects including VOD in Cannes this month (see above story - Cannes: IDMAGE launched its African film distribution projects) is calling African producers, distributors and TV stations to contact its associate director: Enrico Chiesa idmage info@idmage.fr ASAP to go online and increase their revenues.

Entries are open for 2011 SAFTAS since mid May 2010 for the 2011 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAS) and will close on Friday 16 July at 4pm. The Feature Film and Life Time Achievement category entries close on 31 December 2010. Productions eligible for entry should have been produced and publicly exhibited or broadcast in South Africa between 1 August 2009 and 31 July 2010.
The SAFTA, also known as the Golden Horns, are awards for film and television presented in South Africa. More at http://www.nfvf.co.za/saftas/fact-sheet

Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival has extended its deadline for submissions to the short film competition until 15 June 2010! Please spread the word far and wide - this is a chance for upcoming African filmmakers to have their film screened at the biggest African film festival in the UK and win a substantial cash prize! For details, please see: http://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/shortfilmcomp/

The deadline for both the flighting and entry for 2010 FIFA World Cup-related entries into this year's Loeries has been extended to 13 July 2010. Work eligible for the extension includes all brand communication that is in one way or another related to the hosting of the world cup in South Africa this year and is not limited to official world cup communication.
Ref: http://www.theloerieawards.co.za/default.aspx?link=festival_general

C a l l   f o r   P a p e r s - Journal of African Cinemas

Journal of African Cinemas is a new peer-reviewed journal. Journal of African Cinemas members are accepting submissions for Volume IV and following. Papers will be considered as and when they are received.
Editors are looking for submissions for theoretical essays, reviews, and comparative analyses regarding African cinema through its historical and contemporary legacies. The Journal concentrate on the growing African cinematic society, as it interrogates African ontologies with regard to the African filmmaker's conceptualization of space, time and identity.
Articles of up to 6000 words will be considered.  Please send both digital or/& hardcopies to either one of the editors: Keyan G Tomaselli (tomasell@ukzn.ac.za) CCMS, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban 4041, South Africa; or to Martin Mhando (m.mhando@murdoch.edu.au).
Journal of African Cinemas is published by Intellect, The Mill, Parnall Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3JG, UK. www.intellectbooks.com
The first issue is available free of charge.  It can be read at:
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=158/view,page=4/

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