Film Tourism Growth in the City of Tshwane
15 June 2018
Developing a business environment that is conducive to “film industry” growth has proved desirable to many governments because of the range of benefits arising from the sector.
South Africa, - September/October 2018 - The capital city of South Africa City of Tshwane will gather film industry practitioners; producers, distributors, studios and funders for the Africa Film Tourism Expo conceptualized and produced by Michics Global Communications.
“Film industry” is an umbrella term that is used to describe a range of activities that drive and support the creation and distribution of entertainment media content - for feature films, television programmes, advertising commercials, stills photography, corporate and business-to-business video and digital media production including computer games” Martin Cuff.
Africa Film Tourism Expo is the multifaceted Film and Tourism campaign that fuse development, promotions, exhibition and stakeholders meeting. The campaign will continuously offer Film and Tourism practitioners a host of opportunities ranging from: Locations Promotion, Creative Talent Development and Promotion (cast, performers and crew), Arts and Culture Promotion, Networking and collaborations, and enhancing the Linguistic Diversity of Africa.
In its film tourism participation work, Africa Film Tourism is carrying out 4 strategies aimed at;
- To collaborate with City Of Tshwane on championing Gauteng regions as a place of excellence for the Film, TV, and Digital Media industries and a place to do business.
- To support familiarization and inward investment missions from overseas companies looking to either shoot TV or Film Projects or expand (open offices) in Gauteng, and to deliver an industry led programme of support for international trade and overseas co-production partnerships.
- To act as catalyst, enabler and champion of creative talent development and building more effective ladders of opportunity between cast and filmmakers locally and internationally.
- The means to increase market demand for local films (e.g. audience development) particularly through the growth of the Tshwane Film and TV Events (six-monthly, annually).
To realize his goal Mishack Motshweni over the years he has been working (researching & networking) on diverse Development activities that gave birth to amongst others Africa Film Tourism Expo.
To participate or more information contact us at email@example.com or 082 703 0633.