- Input 2007 Awards
Joburg has been awarded the bid to host the International Public Television (INPUT) organisation’s annual showcase – considered to be the World Cup of the TV industry – and the preliminary events kick off next week. A series of mini Input’s are being staged around Africa in the lead-up to the international screening conference in May next year, the biggest global TV Extravaganza on our Continent ever. And, from November 2nd to 4th 2007 the Host Broadcaster, the South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC), and the Goethe Institute will bring the crème de la crème of the current travelling Input collection to Johannesburg.
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Laura Beudi, facilitator and muse of the string music Trace visited Cote d’Ivoire last week.
A TV presenter and radio host, she officiated alongside Claudy Siar in his show 'Tropical Colors' on RFI. It made its first appearance in front of the cameras of ATV, a local channel in Martinique. Trace is the 3rd TV francophone network behind TV5 and Euronews, and is currently broadcast in more than 90 countries.
Nigerian R&B sensation D'Banj won the laurels in the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards, taking home the gong for Best African Act. D'Banj, 'Batman' Samini, Jua Cali and HHP were all in Munich for the show with Chameleone of Uganda the only nominee not to make the trip.