We are excited to launch our bi-monthly newsletter highlighting news from the Pan- African film industry. Over the years we have seen the growth of the Kenyan film. In this month of October we celebrate Nairobi Half Life, a movie that put Kenyan film on the world map.
In celebration of this great milestone, the cast and crew were joined by stakeholders of the film industry at the Zehneria Portico, Nairobi for an industry day and later on for a screening at the Westgate Mall.
Africa filmmaking agency Realness Institute has selected 15 participants for its second Creative Producer Indaba, a lab for developing entrepreneurial, leadership and creative skills among producers looking to work on the continent.(Screen Daily).
Local content is out-competing international films in Africa as rapid smartphone penetration bring African creatives closer to audiences.
The DW Akademie Film Development Fund is searching for filmmakers in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda for a one-year fellowship program. The program is designed to take proposed films through the development stage and make them ready for production.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 26th October 2022. More details here
The Durban FilmMart (DFMI) has opened the call for animation projects in development for the 2023 Pitch and Finance Forum, together with Cape Town International Animation Film Festival (CTIAF) and Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct (Tshimologong).
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 31st October 2022. More Details here.