Realness’ Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy, and the seventh edition of its Screenwriters’ Residency, will now be hosted at FAME Week Africa, which launched last year and holds its 2023 edition from September 3-9 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Institute has also launched Episodic Pitches, a pitching event for series that will look to unite the concepts developed across Realness’ episodic efforts from 2021 to 2023. Ten creators will be invited to the September market to present their series ideas. Application Deadline is 28 May 2023. Continue Reading
African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrates the 30th anniversary of the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) from May 10 to June 1, 2023. Launched in 1993 and one of the first of its kind in the United States, the festival reflects on the myriad ways African and diaspora storytellers have used the moving image as a mold to tell stories with their own nuances and idiosyncrasies.
Zambia International Film Festival (ZAMIFF)
This year’s theme is ‘Expansion to the world.’
DEADLINE: 31 May 2023
My Kenya My Story
The 6th edition of #MyKenyaMyStory mobile phone film competition is now open for submission.
DEADLINE: 12 May 2023
Present your project to potential co-producers, investors, funders, distributors and other selected invited professionals during the Venice Gap-Financing Market
DEADLINE: 5 May 2023