Ciclope, the leading international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, is hitting the shores of Cape Town this year in its first-ever Africa regional leg...
Ninety9cents 26 Jan 2018
The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar...
22 Nov 2017
Nigerian startup Caketunes has launched its music distribution and production platform for artists and music producers...
Tom Jackson 3 Nov 2017
9mobile, Nigeria's fourth largest telecommunication company, has launched the 9mobile Photography Competition...
1 Nov 2017
Africa is a land of storytelling, ambitious talent and outstanding filming facilities. Its time has come to make a mark on international drama...
26 Oct 2017
Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...
Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017
Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution...
20 Oct 2017
With revenue from Africa's pay-TV market sitting at $4.4 billion and expected to exceed $6 billion by 2021, the time is now to continue the momentum of content production as a significant economic booster for African economies...
16 Oct 2017
Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it...
Leigh Andrews 22 Sep 2017
DISCOP has announced a new programme, DISCORE, that will bring the world of African music production closer to the film, television, digital content markets...
18 Sep 2017
Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key...
31 Aug 2017
The opportunity to create memorable and effective advertising has never been greater, says Chris Thomas, chair and CEO of the BBDO network in Asia, the Middle East and Africa...
15 Dec 2014
In an aim to promote Nigeria's entertainment industry, Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, will be providing land for the construction of a film hub in the area...
1 Sep 2014
Numerous programmes have been unveiled at the Digital Bridge Institute, Oshodi, Lagos, the home of Del-York Creative Academy, for young Nigerian graduates and professionals who seek to explore opportunities in the creative industry.
Ujunwa Atueyi 15 Aug 2014
The African online television service, PanaTV has signed an exclusive deal with Soda Pictures, acquiring the rights to subscription VOD for Nigerian film Half of a Yellow Sun. (video)
30 Jun 2014
Sex and relationships drama series, Shuga, has now been developed by MTV Base and MTV Staying Alive Foundation into a radio drama, ShugaRadioNaija.
19 Jun 2014
The new value of the Nigerian economy includes data from telecommunications, airlines, information technology and Nollywood, the country's homegrown film industry which now accounts for around 1.3% of total output.
7 Apr 2014
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
20 Nov 2013
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Mondia Media South Africa, as the local division of the global digital entertainment company based in Hamburg, is increasing its digital footprint into Africa through various partnerships and providers, including a new deal with MXit and Look & Listen.
21 Jun 2013
As an entrepreneur, 32-year-old chemistry graduate Jason Njoku achieved success in a most unlikely way: he is Africa's largest distributor of Nigerian movies and has raked in over $8 million since 2010, when he founded the company Iroko Partners. In December 2012 at a conference in Texas, United States, he narrated the story of his success after failures in some other business ventures.
Rebecca Moudio 7 Jun 2013
The 11th edition of the shnit International shortfilmfestival will be held 2-6 October 2013, in Cape Town, as well as Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Buenos Aires, the US, Nigeria, Egypt, Costa Rica and Singapore. International submissions are open for films of all genres, with a total length up to 40 minutes.
6 May 2013
MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians.
2 Apr 2013
Winners in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition were on 22 March 2013 presented with cheques for their respective cash prizes. The ceremony was part of the MTN Link Forum that took place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.
27 Mar 2013
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria's foremost financial institution, has partnered with the Goethe-Institut of South Africa and Steven Markovitz to support African Metropolis, an initiative of the Goethe-Institut and executive producer Steven Markovitz, with further support of the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
11 Mar 2013
The Bloomberg Media Group, a division of Bloomberg L.P., have announced a multi-year rolling partnership agreement with Nigeria-based content provider, Optima Media Group, strengthening Bloomberg's position as a supplier of global business and financial news television across the African continent. This partnership will create a new entity - Bloomberg Television Africa.
1 Mar 2013
For Naija music lovers, MTV Base is set to launch the first definitive chart of Nigerian contemporary music.'The Official Naija Top 10', produced by MTV Base, will be a weekly music chart countdown that will air on MTV Base starting 12 March 2013.
27 Feb 2013
MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) has announced that Ehizojia "Ehiz" Okoeguale is the winner of the MTV Base VJ Search - Nigeria. The 25 year old beat runners up Ada Ogunkeye and Kemi Owatemi to win the grand prize - a job contract with MTV Base worth 10 million Naira, and a brand new car.
28 Jan 2013
Just a few months after MTV Base found its new South Africa VJ, Nomuzi Mabena, the channel turns its gaze to Nigeria. Telling the story of the search for a new star, fun new reality show "MTV Base VJ Search - Nigeria" kicks off on 15 January 2013.
10 Jan 2013