IFF is OMDC’s feature film co-financing and co-production event at the Toronto International Film Festival for independent producers and industry executives developing and financing English language projects for the world market.
The NFVF is pleased to announce that the call for Cycle 1 funding applications is now open for all the funding categories.
The Nigerian Film industry has taken another step towards becoming one of the world’s most important film industry’s, with ‘The Wedding Party’ a Romantic Comedy starring Adesua Etomi & Banky W, taking $1.5m (N454m) at the Nigerian box office. By Dapo Oshiyemi
In the past two years, the South African film industry has witnessed a new phenomenon - locally written, directed and produced romantic comedies starring local casts have been performing decently at the box office. By Edward Tsumele
South Africa’s international reputation for excellence in the film industry is fast extending beyond its scenic locations to now include the quality of its production crews.
South Africa is home to a vibrant production industry, with work ranging from commercials to television series to films being shot year round. What are the advantages of being a production house that operates in South Africa, and what are the challenges?
It was a good year for local movies at the box office, In fact the two highest grossing movies broke local box office records. It definitely proves that cinemagoers have an appetite for well-produced local fare, and that local is lekker.
Research is to be conducted to determine the size and structure of the film and media industry in in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Wesgro and the City of Cape Town have announced the new research project and Grant Thornton will be leading a consortium to conduct the value chain baseline study.
Kenya is eyeing to host a Sh2.5 billion hub for movie and video production, music recording and broadcast services to be financed by multi lateral lenders as a way of growing Africa’s creative economy. By Neville Otuki
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