Structures endorsed by the African Union have been finalised to promote the audiovisual and cinema industry in Africa which accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP...
20 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 in Motion announces finalists for its Short Film competition which takes place in Scotland...
13 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
African Animation Network and Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau have partnered to launch the FupiToons Festival...
31 Aug 2017
In an African first, AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on www.afridocs.net with a catalogue that includes nearly 40 films available for viewing at any time...
16 Aug 2017
A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge...
15 Aug 2017
Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name...
12 Jun 2017
The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series...
2 May 2017
Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa...
23 Aug 2016
The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry...
23 Jun 2016
Short or feature films from any Nigerian filmmaker can be submitted for the fourth edition of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival. The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016. The official selection will be announced in March 2016...
21 Jan 2016
Filmhouse Cinemas has announced that it will be opening an additional 15 cinemas from December 2014. This is according to reports on AllAfrica, ThisdayLive and Screen Africa...
27 Nov 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
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 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
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 ambassador of Spain, Alvaro Alguela, has announced a bilateral collaboration to exchange movies produced by Nigeria and Spain, reports Naijalog.
5 Feb 2014
MTN Nigeria and dobox have entered into a partnership to provide customers with access to the latest blockbusters, premiers and exclusive movies on their mobile devices, reports Ventures Africa.
2 Dec 2013
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
The third edition of the Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival, which promises a refreshing selection of African and Diasporan films, will take place from 28 September to 1 October 2013 at The Wheatbaker, The British Council, The Southern Sun Hotel, and Freedom Park in Lagos.
13 Sep 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 Committee to Project Journalists condemns a recent decision by the Nigerian government to ban the exhibition and distribution of a documentary film, entitled 'Fuelling Poverty'. The film exposes corruption in the state's management of oil wealth.
18 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 African Audio-Visual Awards (TAVA), set to take place at The National Arts Theatre in the Iganmu State of Lagos, Nigeria on the 29th of July 2012, is an event that serves as a benchmark for Africa audio-visual content by encouraging the practitioners through rewards that will reawaken them in the need to make conscious efforts towards training and re-training as to attain perfection in their areas of specialisation.
27 Jun 2012
Airtel Nigeria demonstrated its commitment to the development of the creative industry in Africa as it joined organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) to honour, reward and celebrate accomplished African movie stars at an awards ceremony held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on Sunday, 22 April 2012.
24 Apr 2012