9 - 26 June 2011
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

Tel: [+ 27] 21 465 46 86
Fax: [+ 27] 21 461 69 64
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11 - 19 June, 2011
The 8th African Film Festival of Tarifa, Spain
Venue: Tarifa, Spain

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18 - 26 June, 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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28-29 June 2011
Connected Home World Summit  
Venue, Grand Connaught Rooms, London
Deploying managed home services to drive loyalty, revenue & growth
Informa Telecoms & Media announces details of the Connected Home World Summit. Sponsored by Motorola, Jungo, Lea and Twonky, the Connected Home World Summit aims to bring industry players together to listen to thought leadership, network with key players and increase Connected Home’s potential financial reward for all concerned.
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5 - 6 July 2011
Broadcast, Interactive, Internet and Hybrid TV in Africa  
Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

The objectives of this event are to bring together the global TV and Telecom industries with a specific focus on the unique African market to understand how the digital and interactive TV revolution will create both growth and new opportunities.  
Pre-Course Workshop will be held on 4th July 2011, the conference will run from 5th - 6th July 2011 and the post-course workshop will take place on 7th July 2011.
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6-7 July 2011
Broadcast & Film Africa 2011
Venue: Oshwal Centre Nairobi, Kenya

Africa’s broadcast and film industries are entering the new decade full of dynamism and potential as a result of last liberalisation in broadcasting and unprecedented entrepreneurial drive in film-making over the past decade. The 3rd African Broadcast and Film Conference will provide a stock-taking opportunity for players in both industries, and empower them with the knowledge and business contacts they need to build effectively on the gains so far.
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20 - 22 July 2011
Mediatech Africa 2011 Exhibition
Venue: The Coca-Cola Dome - Northgate - Johannesburg (South Africa)

Mediatech Africa SA's only all-inclusive broadcast, media, entertainment and AV trade. It 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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21 - 24 July 2011
Festival du Monde Arabe du Court-métrage Azrou-13 edition
Venue: Ifrane

Arab short film festival. 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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21 - 31 July 2011
DIFF - 32nd Durban International Film Festival
Venue: Durban (South Africa)

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

Contact: Durban Film Office –
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31 July 2011
The African Audio-Visual Awards (TAVA)
Lagos, Nigeria

TAVA Awards
Venue: Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel.:   01-8936601
TAVA Awards is a platform created to celebrate the finest Africans behind great films, television productions, advertisements and music videos. All those who employ sound a picture to tell their stories in order to create entertainment. Entries to the awards closes on June 15th.
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July - Sept. 2011 (final dates tba)
African film festival (AFF) in NYC
Venue: 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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21 – 24 August 2011
The 13th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference
Venue: Dakar, Senega
l at the Le Méridien President Hotel.
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27 August - 4 September 2011 (final date tba)
Zimbabwe International Film Festival

Competitive for features, shorts, documentary with 12 ‘Mweya Awards’ in different categories.

9 - 14 August 2011 (tbc)
Lola Kenya Screen
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Tel:[+254] 20 315 258, 221 3 318
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31 August - 10 September 2011
Venue: Mostra de Venise

Tel: [+39] 041 5218706
Fax: [+39] 041 5218879
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11 - 14 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. For more information click here:

3 - 8 Octobre 2011
« Festival du Court Métrage Méditerranéen de Tanger »
Venue: Tangier, Morocco

A festival focused on short films.
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5 - 9 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
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20 - 22 October 2011
ZAFAA 2011 - The Zulu African Film Academy Awards
Venue: London, UK

Closing Date for Entries is Friday May 20th 2011.
African Film Festival & Academy Awards
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21 - 29 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
Deadline: 8 July 2011
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21 - 30 October 2011 (tbc)
Kenya International Film Festival (KIFF)

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:[+254] 2 201 05 26
Fax:[+254] 722 897 216
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25-28 October 2011

Venue, Hilton Paddington Hotel, London
The 3rd annual CDN World Summit promises to be the largest and most comprehensive CDN event ever. In partnership with BT Wholesale as the host operator and those already confirmed to the stellar line up which will include over 80 speakers.The full value chain is represented including content providers, broadcast operators, traditional and telco CDNs, represented by industry leaders such as; FilmFlex Movies, BT Wholesale and AT&T.
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26 - 31 October 2011
Annual 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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27 October – 6 November 2011
Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival
Venue: Edinburgh's Filmhouse cinema

The UK's largest African Film Festival

29 October - 6 November 2011
Festival Amakula Kampala
Venue: Uganda, Kampala

Tel: [+256] 41 427 35 32
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31 October - 7 November 2011
Out In Africa
South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Venue: various, see website
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25 November - 4- December of 2011
International Film Schools Festival  - 34es « Rencontres Henri Langlois »
Venue: TAP,Poitiers, France

The Festival organiser invites African film students to join is. The Festival gathers about 15000 participants and about 100 professionals. A trade market is held on the side (includes CineSud).
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30 November - 3 December 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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