Sinemite Newsletter #2

As promised, our second bi-monthly edition of our newsletter is here. 

DISCOP will be taking place in Kigali, Rwanda from 29 November and 1 December with over500 distribution, acquisition, and production executives will be in attendance. 

DISCOP markets are compact and sales-focused events facilitating the development and global distribution of ‘Made in Africa‘ feature films, television and digital content, and live events.

A series of expert and talent-led round-table discussions, case-study presentations, hands-on workshops, and screening sessions will deliver additional networking and visibility enhancement opportunities.

Find more details here

MultiChoice has announced that a unique curated Moonbug Kids Channel is now available to DStv subscribers across Africa. The YouTube-focused pre-school entertainment  will feature exclusive, linear pre-school content from the Moonbug portfolio of much-loved shows.(Broadcast Media Africa)

AFDA is proud to announce that AFDA’s first Artist in Residence in their Masters (MFA) programme student, Vusi Africa, walked off with the Best Director Award for his work on the film ‘Surviving Gaza’ at the 18th Africa Movie Academy Awards held on Lagos, Nigeria, on the 30 October. (AFDA)

The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, public health institutions, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films to the 2nd Health for All Film Festival. More details here
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31st January 2023.

Interested in sharing the history and growth of Rwanda’s audio-visual industry? This opportunity is for you! Learn more and apply to become a Research Consultant for the Rwanda Film Office here

Casting Call for an upcoming International Feature Film NAWI. The filming will take place in Turkana County, Kenya in February and March 2023. More details on the Posters.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10th  November 2022. More Details here

Showmax is welcoming exciting movie proposals from Kenyan producers for a Kenyan blockbuster – a movie with huge creative & commercial appeal. Concepts that will transport the audience into a world of adventure, thrills and enthralling characters. Whilst the primary audience is Kenyan, movies with an East-African edge are also be welcomed.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 21st  November 2022. More Details here

Broadcast is the traditional “analog” way of transmitting video content to the Home Television.

The Broadcasting Signal can be received either via Satellite (from Space), Terrestrial (from Earth-based transmitter) or via Cable. TV-Channels can either be received after paying a subscription Free (Pay-TV) or be received for free but financed via placed Advertising (Free TV).

As the technical process advances the transmission via a digital streaming has massively increased over the past years will replace the analog broadcast technology according to many forecasts. 

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