The Durban FilmMart Institute (DFMI) is delighted to unveil the line-up of platforms and streamers participating in the highly anticipated 2023 DFM Industry Programme. The 14th edition of the DFM will run from the 21st – 24th of July, embracing the theme African Constellation to celebrate the remarkable talent of the African film industry. Continue Reading
Amazon appoints Gideon Khobane as Director for Prime Video Africa
Amazon Prime Video has appointed former MultiChoice executive Gideon Khobane as director for Africa. Khobane served as CEO of MultiChoice Group-owned SuperSport from 2016 to 2020 and as MultiChoice group executive for general entertainment until 2022.
He will oversee local originals and acquisitions, with a remit that covers sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa and Nigeria. Continue Reading
Are you working on a short doc, feature doc, or nonfiction podcast that examines or reimagines our governments and societies? Do you want to convene with top thinkers, researchers, academics and storytellers?
The inaugural Democracy Story Lab will do just that – gather thought leaders and storytellers from around the world to discuss what narratives we need now in this moment of global democratic crisis, and distil how we can implement impact with stories.Deadline: 24 July 2023
Film submissions are now open for our FAME Week Africa 2023 screenings. Please submit your animated short films via the link below. We accept all animated content including music videos, commissioned work, tv series and TVC’s. Films that are selected will go into our official film selection for 2023 and may be carried over to screenings for early 2024.
Deadline: 7 August 2023