Showmax sets sights on becoming the number-one streaming service in Africa with bold relaunch
The new Showmax will have three plans: Showmax Entertainment, Showmax Entertainment Mobile and the exciting Showmax Premier League. Powered by SuperSport and made for mobile users, Showmax Premier League is the first standalone Premier League mobile streaming service ever to launch in Africa and will take every single match of the world’s most popular football league to every corner of sub-Saharan Africa. Continue Reading
Pan-African Financial Institution Afrexim Bank Poised To Launch $1B African Film Fund
Cairo-based African Export-Import Bank, also known as Afreximbank, is gearing up to launch a $1B African Film Fund in 2024 to support the continent’s burgeoning film industry.
Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President of Afreximbank’s Intra-African Trade Bank, announced the initiative in the opening speech of the 2023 Canex (Creative Africa Nexus) Summit in Cairo on Friday.
She said the fund would oversee film financing, co-finance with large studios, finance African filmmakers and finance producers and directors of film projects across the continent. Continue Reading
NIPKOW PROGRAMM 2024
Media professionals from all over the world such as writers, directors, producers and animators are invited to submit their current feature film projects which they want to develop with the aid of the NIPKOW PROGRAMM through individual consultations with script consultants, potential producers/co-producers and through tailor-made workshops.
Deadline: 9th January 2024 by midnight Berlin time.
Apply here: https://bit.ly/NIPKOWPROGRAMM2024
Submissions for the 6th Edition of African Film Festival Lakeside Shorts Categoryare now open.
Deadline : Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Apply Here : https://bit.ly/47zeCwA
The Durban International Film Festival is open for submissions for the 45th edition taking place from the 18th – 28th July 2024.
Deadline : Wednesday, January 31, 2024.
Apply here : https://bit.ly/3QwT78w