The 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCAs) sponsored by Konga, supported by Nokia and Heritage Bank has been announced. The ceremony that marks the 6th edition, is to be held on 1st September 2018, coming after a brief hiatus. The prestigious awards honor and fete film & TV talent across Africa, celebrates the contribution…

In this digital era, one of the easiest and cheapest ways to hone your skills as a filmmaker is by watching YouTube tutorials on filmmaking. And the good news is that they are so many. Not everyone can afford to attend some of the best film schools, and for those who can, please use the opportunity wisely.…

   Becoming a successful screenwriter takes time. In fact, it takes more than time; it takes talent, audacity and perseverance. The path is not paved. You will encounter a lot of tumbling blocks; writer’s block, rejection, self doubt and other mishaps that will push you to your end. You will want to quit and give…

Want a better Headshot? These 4 Tips Will Help A headshot can make or break your career. That’s how powerful it is. Technology in Africa has evolved and thus, filmmaking in Africa is also evolving with this technology. Gone are the days when casting directors held open auditions. They were tiring, time consuming and a…

ONGEA! 2018 is Ready to Rock for its 3rd annual Edition! Nairobi-based ONGEA! – The 3rd Eastern Africa Music Summit has experienced a Record high Demand, from Music Professionals across the Region, for its Trade Exhibition and Showcase Performance opportunities. Please follow and like us:

5 common headshot mistakes made by actors Whether you are an aspiring actor or an already established actor, you need to have the right headshot. A headshot is the most important tool in your marketing strategy. You want to sell yourself as a reliable brand and a headshot is the one thing that will help…

How To Get the Best Out of Your Headshot Photography Session A photography session can make your headshot great or ruin it. It’s therefore imperative to choose the right photographer. In addition to this, make a list of all the things you expect your headshot to look like and explain this in details to your…

Zanzibar International Film Festival Announces TV/Web Series Festival Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) and DISCOP have announced a new festival category aimed at TV content and Web content. This move comes shortly after ZIFF introduced new award categories – Best TV Series and Best Web Series – for the 2018 film submissions. According to the…

What makes a good headshot? As discussed in our previous posts, it’s not about getting a headshot. It’s about getting a good headshot. To understand what makes a good actor’s headshot, it is essential for you to first understand what casting directors want from a headshot. What makes your headshot stand out from all the…

Why Do You Need a Headshot As an Actor? This is the question you are probably asking yourself. You could simply go to an audition and show the casting director what you’ve got, right? I’m sorry to tell you that in this digital age, things don’t work that way. A few years ago, maybe this…