The Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF)
7-11 November 2012   venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The inaugural CNIFF will introduce the best of African cinema to African audiences. The festival will screen 58 titles, all of which will be African, East African or Ethiopian premieres. Films in competition come from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Mali, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, and Tunisia.
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10-18 Nov. 2012  Lumières d'Afrique  
Venue: Besançon, France.  African film festival in France. For more information click here:

AfricaCom 2012
13th-15th November 2012, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa

The digital ecosystem will take centre stage at AfricaCom 2012, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, 13 – 15 November 2012.  Network with over 7000 industry executives at Africa’s largest event embracing all aspects of the continent’s converging telecoms, media and ICT sectors.  Incorporating 11 co-located events all pertinent to future-proofing your business in the digital era, including cloud computing, OTT, apps, broadband and multiplatform content, see and hear how Africa’s communications market is a hotbed for innovation and long term prosperity. 
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14th-15th November 2012
Venue: Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
AfricaCast is a new event organised jointly by Informa’s Com World Series and IP&TV World Series to address the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s broadcasting market.
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20-21 November 2012  
NollywoodCon 2012 

venue: Civic Centre, Lagos, Nigeria NollywoodCon 2012 brochure for your perusal. NollywoodCon is the premier Film, TV, Mobile Content Expo and Fans Convention. We are interested in exploring sponsorship/partnership opportunities. More information visithere:

Telecoms Fraud & Revenue Assurance Forum
26th - 27th November 2012, Dubai
The only event currently in the region dedicated to telecoms fraud and revenue assurance, Tavess' Telecoms Fraud and Revenue Assurance Forum in Dubai has been designed to provide Revenue Assurance and Fraud professionals from across the Middle East, Asia and Africa the opportunity to learn about the latest RA strategies that the operators are adopting to more effectively detect and prevent revenue leakage and fraudulent activities in an increasingly complex scenario. In addition to an in-depth look at the detection and prevention of various types of fraud, the Forum also explores how to evolve the organization, streamline processes, effectively integrate systems and embed revenue assurance into new products. For more information please click here:

27 - 28 November, 2012

Venue: Dubai Int’l Convention and Exhibition Centre
The event will be held Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and is the leading international entertainment content show in the Middle East & North Africa region.
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5-26 May 2013  
Festival de Cannes  

venue: Palais du Festival, Cannes, South of France.  The Festival de Cannes has celebrated the cinema for more than 60 years. Over the years, the French Association of the International Film Festival has been able to evolve whilst retaining the essential: the passion for motion pictures, discovery of new talents, and enthusiasm of festival-goers and professionals from around the world, all contributing to the birth and distribution of films.  For more information click here:

27-30 May 2013  
The Broadcast Show Africa  

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa  The Broadcast Show Africa provides a platform where new revenue streams can be explored; key technologies can be evaluated, and operators and businesses can gain valuable insight into implementing successful TV business models.  For more information click here:

27-30 May 2013  
SatCom Africa  

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa  The largest satellite conference & expo focusing on the needs of the African continent. Bringing together end-users & suppliers of satellite technology to find cost effective & reliable communication solutions. For more information click here:

17-21 April 2013  
Festival International Du Film Panafricain - Cannes /PanAfrican International Film Festival 

Venue: Cannes France  The festival is devoted to the new generation of African Digital filmmaking.  For more information click here:

3-4 July 2013  
Broadcast, Film & Music Africa 2013  

Venue: Oshwal Centre, Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.  One of the largest international meeting on the African continent for film, electronic media and TV/broadcast professionals. The 2012 edition gathered 650 delegates.  For more information clickhere: