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15th March 2011
BOBTV conference, exhibition and trade show

African film and TV programmes expo
Venue: Abuja, Nigeria
Topic: new media tech
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22nd - 27th March 2011
Festival Cinema Africano Asia e America Latina 21° edizione

Venue: Milano, Italy
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22nd - 24th March 2011
IP&TV World Forum 2011

Venue: Olympia, London UK
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23rd -25th March 2011
AdExpo

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Mega Media AdExpo is a platform where the advertising industry, marketers, advertisers and media buyers gather and meet to discuss and plan advertising for the year ahead. Apart from the exhibits, the event also aims to educate with its offering of short 30 min workshops on interesting topics from Mobile marketing to internet advertising.



25th March - 9th April 2011
Afrika Filmfestival

Venue: Leuven, 3220 Holsbeek - Belgium
The Afrika Filmfestival in Leuven is the most important annual showcase for African films in the Benelux. The festival promotes African cinema. For further information click here:



4th -7th April 2011
MIPTV

Venue: Cannes, France
MIPTV is the world's leading content market. It provides a unique opportunity to meet the key decision makers in the TV/Film, Digital media and Cinema industry. 21,000 m2 exhibition floor. For further information click here:



12th -17th April 2011 (every two years)
Festival Cinémas d’Afrique

Venue: Angers, Salle Chemellier, Gaumont Variétés, Centre de congrès. France.
Tel: [+33] 2.41.20.08.22
Fax: [+33] 2.41.20.08.27
For further information click here:
accueil@cinemasdafrique.asso.fr



13th -17th April 2011
International Pan-African Film Festival of Cannes

Venue: Cannes, France.
Submission of films and application for accreditation for the International Pan-African Film Festival of Cannes are now open.
Closing date for film entries: February 20, 2011
Film Genres Sought: Fiction/ Narrative, Documentary, Animation...
Category: Long, Medium, Short film.
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2nd April - 30th May 2011 (final dates tba)
African film festival (AFF) in NYC (18th Edition)

Venue: NYC, USA
Film Festival. AFF organisers accept submissions on an ongoing basis.
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12th -15th May 2011
Haff: The Helsinki African Film Festival

Venue: Andorra, Eerikinkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki
Helsinki African Film Festival brings an entertaining and thought-provoking selection of contemporary African cinema to Finland. The festival aims to foster communication across cultures and support dialogue on wide-ranging issues related to Africa
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11th -22nd May 2011
Festival International du Film de Cannes

Venue : Cannes, France
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festival@festival-cannes.fr



29th May - 5th June 2011 (final date tba)
Festival Ecrans Noirs

Terre Africaine
B.P. 11371
Yaoundé
Tel: [+237] 221 49 41
Fax: [+237] 221 49 42
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2nd - 5th June 2011
Africa Festival

Venue: Wurzburg, Germany
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9th -26th June 2011
Encounters

1st Floor
27 Caledon Street
Cape Town
8001
South Africa
Tel: [+ 27] 21 465 46 86
Fax: [+ 27] 21 461 69 64
For further information click here:
distribution@encounters.co.za



11th - 19th June, 2011
The 8th African Film Festival of Tarifa, Spain

Venue: Tarifa, Spain
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2nd - 10th July, 2011
Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF)

Venue: Zanzibar, Tanzania
East Africa's largest film and arts festival, showcasing a broad spectrum of African films.
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20th -22nd July 2011
Mediatech Africa 2011 Exhibition

Venue: The Coca-Cola Dome - Northgate - Johannesburg (South Africa)
Mediatech Africa is Africa's largest advanced technology trade exhibition. Mediatech Africa showcases cutting edge technologies and services from industry leaders in Broadcast, Film, Production & Post Production; Pro AV; Sound and Lighting; Staging and Rigging; AV & Broadcast System Integration; Animation, New Media, Mobile & On-line; Satellite and Signal; Musical Instruments & DJ Equipment; Computer Music and Production Tools.
The business matchmaking programme will enable pre-matched meetings between exhibitors and visitors.
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21st -24th July 2011
Festival du Monde Arabe du Court-métrage Azrou-

13 edition (Arab short film festival)
Venue: Ifrane
Subscription closes on 15 March 2011. Call for short films closes on 15 May 2011. Two training workshops will take place on the side. Results will be announced on 1 June 2011.
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21st -31st July 2011
DIFF - 32nd Durban International Film Festival

Venue: Durban (South Africa)
Contact: Durban Film Office –
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22nd -25th July 2011
The 2nd Durban FilmMart

Venue: Durban (South Africa)
Contact: Durban Film Office –
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July - Sept. 2011 (final dates tba)
African film festival (AFF) in NYC

NYC, USA
Outdoor Summer Screenings in NYC Parks. Featuring dance, music, food and of course films. AFF programs year-round; therefore, AFF organisers accept submissions on an ongoing basis.
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21st – 24th August 2011
The 13th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference

Venue: Dakar, Senegal at the Le Méridien President Hotel.
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27th August - 4th September 2011 (final date tba)
Zimbabwe International Film Festival

Competitive for features, shorts, documentary with 12 ‘Mweya Awards’ in different categories.
For further information visit zimfilmfest@zol.co.zw



9th -14th August 2011 (tbc)
Lola Kenya Screen

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:[+254] 20 315 258, 221 3 318
For further information click here:
director@lolakenyascreen.org



31st August - 10th September 2011
Mostra de Venise

Tel: [+39] 041 5218706
Fax: [+39] 041 5218879
For further information click here:
indoffice@labiennale.org



11th -14th Septembre 2011
HighwayAfrica 2011

Venue: Rhodes Uni., Grahamstown, SA.
A show focused on journalism and new multimedia. For fourteen years the Highway Africa conference has been at the centre of Africa’s debates on journalism and new media. The conference has over the years become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world.
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3rd - 8th Octobre 2011
« Festival du Court Métrage Méditerranéen de Tanger »

Venue: Tangier, Morocco
A festival focused on short films.
E-mail : ccm@menara.ma



21st -29th October 2011
Cinemed (le Festival du cinéma méditerranéen)

Venue: 78, av. du Pirée - 34000 Montpellier - France
Tel. +33 (0) 499 13 73 73
Fax +33 (0) 499 13 73 74
info@cinemed.tm.fr
Deadline: 8 July 2011
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21st - 30th October 2011 (tbc)
Kenya International Film Festival (KIFF)

P.O. Box 76417 – 00508
Nairobi
Tel:[+254] 2 201 05 26
Fax:[+254] 722 897 216
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26th -31st October 2011
Tricontinental Human Rights Film

Festival
27 Palmer Road
Muizenberg
Cape Town
7945 – South Africa
Tel: [+27] 21 788 5462
Fax: [+27] 21 788 5469
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29th Oct - 6th Nov 2011
Festival Amakula Kampala

Venue: Uganda, Kampala
Tel: [+256] 41 427 35 32
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info@amakula.com



5th - 9th October 2011
Africa in the Picture

Venue: Bioscoop het Ketelhuis in Amsterdam, NL
Tel:[+31] 20 622 7 151
Fax:[+31] 20 627 15 44
For further information click here:
info@aitp.nl



31st Oct - 7th Nov 2011
Out In Africa
South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Venue: various, see website
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27st Oct – 6th Nov. 2011
Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival

Venue: Edinburgh's Filmhouse cinema
The UK's largest African Film Festival
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30th Nov - 3rd Dec. 2011
MYCONTENT, 4th Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair and 4th Dubai World Game Expo.

Venue: Dubai
MYCONTENT - (exhibition & conference) in dedicated to the Middle East & North Africa. It is MENA region’s 2nd entertainment content marketplace which will be held in conjunction with 4th Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair and 4th Dubai World Game Expo.
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