3 Apr. -27 May 2013-02-19
African Film Festival Inc.

Venue: Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Academy of Music - NYC, USA.
African film fest of NYC presented annually since 1998.

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.

6-23 June 2013
Encounters - South African International Documentary Film Festival

Capte Town, South Africa
Encounters is Africa’s premier documentary event, celebrating its 15th edition in 2013.
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26-27 June 2013
Broadcast, Film & Music Africa 2013  

Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. One of the largest international meetings and conferences on the African continent for film, electronic media, and TV/music/broadcast professionals. The 2012 edition gathered over 700 delegates. For more information click here. Contact: info(at)

17 to 19 July 2013
Mediatech Africa 2013

Venue: Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg, South Africa
The biennial advanced technology trade show has positioned itself as the largest and most prestigious event of its kind in Africa for the media and entertainment industries.
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18-28 July 2013
the 34th edition of Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

Venue: throughout Durban
South Africa’s longest-running film festival presenting over 290 screenings of current films from around the world, with strong focus on South African and African cinema.
For more information click here.

19-22 July 2013
4th. Durban FilmMart 2013 (DFM)

Venue: the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, South Africa
The DFM is a large annual co-production and finance market, a joint programme of the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival with principle funding from the City of Durban. For more information clcik here.

August 12-17, 2013
Lola Kenya Screen 2013
Nairobi, Kenya

Annual international film festival, market and production workshop for children and youth. Includes news, photo and video galleries, and more. For more information click here:

7-10 Oct. 2013
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

One of the largest global markets for entertainment content across all platforms. Reknown African producers and distributors will have some presence this year, esp. from South Africa. For more information click here:

12-19 Oct 2013
African Film Festival of Cordoba – FCAT

Venue: Cordoba, Spain
The main African film fest in Spain.
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24th of October until the 1st of November 2013
Africa in Motion (AIM) – Scotland African Film Festival
Venue: Scotland, Edinburgh
A large festival aimed at introducing African cinema to Scottish audiences. The call for entries for the annual AiM Short Film Competition is open, with a deadline of 31st May 2013 to send your films.
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exact dates tba, Novembre 2013
Film Africa 2013

Venue: London, UK.
The UK’s largest annual festival of African cinema and culture.
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exact dates tba, Novembre 2013
Kenya International Film Festival 2013 (KIFF)

Venue: Kenya.
For more information clcik here.

6 to 8 November 2013
Discop Africa TV

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The largest content market and co-production forum in Africa.
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18-19 November, 2013

Venue: Dubai
Middle East’s Entertainment Content & Media Marketplace. Find out more here