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Predictions for the African audio-visual and broadcast sectors


Issued by Balancing Act http://www.balancingact-africa.com/

Officially, 10 countries have now launched DTT so far; Namibia is the latest one and GOtv (DStv’s DTT arm) has been active in more countries launching private DTT services.

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SA Participates in Western Sahara Film Festival


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

South Africa is participating in the 11th edition of the International Film Festival in Western Sahara (FiSahara) which kicked off on Wednesday in the Wilaya of Dakhla, Sahrawi refugee camps.

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Al Jazeera reports on South African elections, 20 years into democracy


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

As 25 million registered South Africans prepare to go to polls on 7 May 2014, Al Jazeera will look back on 20 years of the country’s democracy.

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Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government.

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Danny Glover charts path for Africa cinema, joins AFA Board


Issued by The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) http://www.ama-awards.com

Danny Glover, an award-winning Hollywood actor has that collaborating with other professionals in other big markets in the US, North America and South America is the only way motion picture professionals in Africa can maximize their talents for so

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2014 SAFTAs celebrates 20 years of freedom


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

The eighth annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) was held in Johannesburg on Friday, 4 and Saturday, 5 April.

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2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards Nominees


Issued by The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) http://www.ama-awards.com

The nominations into the 27 categories of the awards were announced by the AMAA Jurors at a well-attended gala night which took place at the Emperor Palace Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana lead AMAA Nominations


Issued by The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) http://www.ama-awards.com

Motion picture practitioners from Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana are leading the pack in the race to win the coveted prizes at the 2014 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards scheduled to take place at the oil-rich state of Bayelsa in Nigeria

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Al Jazeera's Fault Lines wins two Peabody Awards


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

Fault Lines was honoured with two Peabody Awards for the films Haiti in a Time of Cholera and Made in Bangladesh.

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The Foundry User Groups invite 3D and VFX artists to Cape Town and Johannesburg events


Issued by Touchvision http://www.touchvision.co.za

Touchvision are excited to bring to the creative industry 'The Foundry User Groups' in Cape Town and Johannesburg, graciously hosted at The Animation Schools premises. Share, admire work and chat with fellow 3D Artists and VFX creatives.

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