Open call: African Music for Film, TV and Ads.
Seven Seas Music is a socially responsible US-based music licensing company with a mission of representing international artists with the highest integrity and to help media creators source culturally diverse sounds. Its clients include Netflix, HBO, Disney, Amazon Prime, VICE, NBC, CBS and ESPN. The company has recently placed music in US TV series such as Ted Lasso, What We Do in the Shadows, Vice Investigates, NCIS, Snowfall, XO Kitty, Outer Banks, and many more. Continue Reading
Zambia, Zimbabwe producers among 15 selected for Creative Producer Indaba scheme (exclusive)
African filmmaking agency Realness Institute has selected 15 film producers for the third edition of its Creative Producer Indaba (CPI), a lab for developing entrepreneurial, leadership and creative skills among producers looking to work on the continent. Continue Reading
All Eyes On Africa: Global Streamers & Local Players Are Toughing It Out In The Next Frontier Of Growth — Mipcom Cannes Special
Africa is one of the fastest growing continents on the planet so it’s no wonder that global streamers have viewed the vast territory as the last frontier of growth in recent years. A young population coupled with a growing middle class and increasing internet connectivity (albeit the latter very slowly) has seen companies like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Canal+ battle it out with more established local players such as MultiChoice’s SVoD platform Showmax.
According to a report from Digital TV Research, Africa is expected to reach 18 million SVoD subscriptions by 2029, up from 8 million in 2023, bucking the U.S. trend. These are encouraging figures for global players who are already well established in Western and European countries. Continue Reading
GRANTS AND SUBMISSIONS
Submissions are open for the 2024 Hot Docs Festival, taking place April 25 to May 5!
Deadline : Thursday, December 14th, 2023.
Apply here : https://bit.ly/3RmuXQ3
Film Programme entries are now open for the 31st edition of Sheffield DocFest, which will take place from Wednesday 12 June to Monday 17 June 2024. We welcome documentary and non-fiction films of all lengths and from all around the world, that wish to be considered for premiering as part of our 2024 official selection.
Deadline : Friday 09/02/2024
Apply Here : https://bit.ly/3QTPWYI