Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 346 on 7 August 2020

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Annual DISCOP event reworks itself - The business of buying and selling African TV and streaming content goes virtual

7 August 2020

The annual trade fair is dead for the foreseeable future. Those running things like DISCOP and AfricaCom have had to reinvent themselves. Russell Southwood talks to DISCOP founder Patrick Zuchowicki about what buyers and sellers really want when they go online and what he’s doing to meet these needs. The annual DISCOP event has gone online and launched last Monday. It will last three months and Zuchowicki told me that it had been “good so far. It’s a different format. Forget about physical trade shows. We are building a format that keeps the trade show element out of the picture.”…