*5-7 July 2010

Highway Africa

venue: Rhodes Uni., Grahamstown, S.A.

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*11-28 July 2010


venue: Kigali, Rwanda

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*10-18 July 2010


venue: Tanzania

*11-28 July 2010

The 6th edition of the Rwanda Film Festival
Venues: Kigali and the rural communities of distant districts where films are projected on inflatable screens

The festival will work under the theme ‘Africa celebrated' joining hands with the rest of the world in celebrating the new Africa in 2010.

*22 July -1 August 2010

The 31st Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)
Venue: Durban, various locations

Films and filmmakers from around the world will take the spotlight at DIFF.

*23 - 26 July 2010

Durban FilmMart (DFM)
Venue: Durban

The programme is jam-packed with workshops, fora and networking opportunities as well as a line-up of experienced speakers and facilitators, ready to share their experience & knowledge with you.

*28 - 29 July 2010

2nd Africa Broadcast and Film Conference
Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya.

The African Broadcast & Film Conference is receiving strong local and international support from the broadcast and film industries, setting the scene for an event that is going to have a major impact in terms of promoting the sector.

*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.

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*9 - 14 August 2010

Lola Kenya Screen

Venue: tba

The annual film festival, film production workshop and audiovisual media market for children and youth in Eastern Africa

*12 - 29 August 2010


ENCOUNTERS, the annual South African International Documentary Festival - 12th edition of the festival, will show a selection of documentary films from around the world, with a particular focus on South African work.

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* 9-14 September 2010

Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Each year, IBC hosts 1,300+ exhibitors, 1,000+ journalists and 45,000+ attendees from around the world, making it the premier destination for the unveiling of new products and technologies within the electronic media and entertainment industry. Tailored networking opportunities and innovative new areas such as this year’s debut Connected World, make it the ideal venue for generating sales leads, raising corporate profiles, and developing efficient distribution channels.

* 27 September to 29 September 2010

Intensive Short Course on Ecological Broadcasting for students

University of Johannesburg - Johannesburg, South Africa

In co-operation with the North-South-South Exchange Programme, SACOMM’s Focus Group on Film presents an intensive short course in Ecological Broadcasting. 
Contact details: Professor Nathalie Hyde-Clark at and
Ayesha Lodewyk at

* 4-8 October 2010

Venue: Cannes, France

MIPCOM, the premier global TV programming market event.
Early rate registration until the 22th. July 2010.
SA agent: Screen Africa
Tel: +27(01)11 719 4380

* 21 October to 5 November 2010

Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival 2010

Venue: Africa in Motion 2010 will take place at Filmhouse Cinema and other venues in Edinburgh, Scotland.

UK's largest annual African film festival.
This year, much longer than the usual ten days of festivities because it is the festival’s fifth birthday!

Organisers will not only screen the best films they have come across over the past year, but also organise lots of complementary events across Edinburgh, with each day of the festival dedicated to a different theme, including: independence, dance, music, fashion and design, children, poetry, sport, and the environment.

To watch trailers, clips, interviews, shorts and documentaries from the festival, check out the AiM TV channel:

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* 2-3 November 2010

IPTV MEA Forum 2010

Venue: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai.

*6-14 Nov. 2010

Lumières d'Afrique

Venue: Besançon, France.

African film festival.

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*27-28 Nov. 2010

African Film in the Digital Era

CONFERENCE: Filming Against the Odds; A Major 2 day Conference on African Cinema, jointly organised by the London African Film Festival and the Africa Media Centre University of Westminster Africa Media Centre (AMC) and in association with the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) and Communication Research in Arts and Media (CREAM). Details and call for papers will follow shortly at

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* 30 Nov. - 9 Dec. 2010

Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)

CIFF is the oldest festival in the Middle East and has been an inspiration to several other budding festivals.

* 22nd - 24th March 2011

IPTV World Forum 2011

Venue: Olympia, London UK

* 30 Nov. - 9 Dec. 2010

Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision de Ouagadougou (FESPACO)
In Engl. Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou

Founded in 1969 in Ouagadougou to promote African audiovisual productions, the festival was founded by film fans and became an institution by governmental decree on January 7th, 1972. It is a large bi-annual event starting the last Saturday of February every odd year and gathering about 12 000 attendees.
-projections and awards, events management, promotion, foundation, projection room and HQ set up
-content market - in Fr. "Marché International du Cinéma et de la télévision Africains" (MICA).
-grants for African audiovisuel projets (16mm, 35mm, TV et vidéo)
-african Cinématheque: film archives and mobile cinema
-Publications on African Cinema, newsletters
Partners include OIF, Pnud, Unesco, Unicef, Union Européenne, Africalia, Prince Claus Fund, Stichting Doen, etc.