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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.
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1 to 3 October 2010
The 32nd Annual Loerie Awards - The Loeries Festival weekend
Cape Town

The Loerie Awards encompass every area of brand communication including television, radio and print advertising, graphic design, architecture, direct marketing, non-broadcast video, live events, and digital media.

 

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.
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21st October to 5th November 2010
Africa in Motion 2010
Venue: Africa in Motion 2010 will take place at Filmhouse Cinema and other venues in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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.
Don't forget to check out its online television channel to watch trailers, shorts, documentaries, interviews and animations. Hosted by Ethical TV.
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or at:
www.africa-in-motion.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.
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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.
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6-14 Nov. 2010
Lumires d'Afrique

African film festival.

Venue: Besanin, France.

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29 Nov - 1 Dec, 2010

3rd Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair

Venue: Hall 3, 4 & 5 of Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre - Dubai, UAE.

The first and only dedicated trade event in the Middle East for production, marketing and licensing of cartoon characters, animation, logos, films, brands, arts & designs.


30 Nov. - 9 Dec. 2010

Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)

Venue: Cairo, Egypt

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

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22nd - 24th March 2011

IPTV World Forum 2011

Venue: Olympia, London UK

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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.


Activities:

-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.

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July 2011

Mediatech Africa 2011 EXHIBITION
The Coca-Cola Dome
Northgate - Johannesburg (South Africa)
SA�s only all-inclusive broadcast, media, entertainment and AV trade fair � comes at a crucial time, as the industry prepares to capitalise on the multitude of opportunities the World Cup presents. Mediatech Africa 2010 showcases cutting edge
technologies and services from industry leaders in television and broadcast, sound and audio, lighting and staging, animation, communication and related fields.
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