The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition is the most prestigious Awards for journalists on the continent. To enter, you will first need to create an online account by clicking 'create new account' on this page  and then follow the instructions on the form.

You can view more information on how to enter the competition, explanations of the award categories and see more information on the competition here:

The deadline date for entries is 30th May 2014.
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Should you have any queries please contact us at cnnafrica.competition@turner.com.


In Morocco, the Ministry of Communications has extended until May 7, 2014 the deadline for nominations for the position of Director of the Moroccan Cinematographic Centre. Annass newspaper reveals that nominations surpassed the 37... full story in French here:



As part of its continuous support to independent content producers and creators (across all platforms) from the MENA region, MYCONTENT 2014 organisers have created a special package for all to showcase their work during the event held from 27 - 28 October 2014. Please get in touch with wissam.ezzeddine(at)index.ae for more information.


Kalasha Film and TV Awards 2014 call for entries extended: The Kenya Film Commission (KFC) has announced an extension of the deadline for entries for the 5th Kalasha Film and TV Awards 2014 to 24 April. Full story here:



Deadline extended: BBC documentary festival [MENA]

Deadline: 5/28/14

Filmmakers and documentarians who have completed projects about the revolutions in the Arab world can submit their work to a festival.

BBC Arabic, in conjunction with the British Council, organizes a new film and documentary festival in London.

The Aan Korb festival will screen the best feature films and shorts, documentaries and investigative and citizen journalism projects that focus on the Arab world since the wave of uprisings in December 2010.

The four-day festival will take place at Radio Theatre at the BBC Broadcasting House from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. The submission deadline is May 28th. 2014.For more information, click here.