As co-production in international television expands, Africa can play an increasingly influential role in getting projects off the ground. Competitive incentive programs are already available in countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Senegal, and this year’s edition of DISCOP JOHANNESBURG will focus extensively on African content producers, with solid works in progress, to reach out to key players in…

Let’s take it back! This throwback Thursday, we dig out the archives of ‘The Artist’, for one of Uganda’s finest artists. A filmmaker extraordinarie, director, writer, cinematographer, editor…you name it! Kizito Samuel Saviour is a force to reckon with.    Recently, he launched Kyooto Media Group and he’s the force behind the multi award winning film…

Econet Media Limited the mother company of Kwese TV closed down its entertainment division, bringing to a final halt on all Kwese’s remaining existing services including its satellite cum Pay TV service, free-to-air TV – Kwese Free Sports, and its video on demand (VoD) service, Kwese iflix.     The Telecom giant has affirmed that the decision to…

The Ladima Foundation announced the formation of a network of women-focused and managed film and cultural festivals from across Africa.  Starting August 13th – 17th, the first major training and development intervention for this network will be taking place later this month in Kigali – Rwanda, with an intensive residency program for the staff of these…