Film Making

Nov 01, 2019  |  Nigeria: Govt Seeks India’s Support For Nollywood Film Industry

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, has called on the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry with technology that will enhance the quality of films that are produced in the country. The Minister made the call ...


Oct 30, 2019  |  MultiChoice Talent Factory Rolls Out Two Feature Films Produced By Class Of 2018

MultiChoice Talent Factory has rolled out two original feature films, The Painting and Savannah Skies, produced entirely by the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy’s Class of 2018. The two films were recently aired on DStv’s Zambezi Magic (channel 162) –a channel ...


Sep 18, 2019  |  Nigeria: NFC On A Mission To Fund Films That Promote Peace

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has announced that it would now focus on funding the production of film projects that promote peace, discourage human migration and modern-day slavery as well as the adverse effects of drugs in the society. ...


Sep 12, 2019  |  Nigerian Film Corporation Explores Possibilities Of Partnership With French Agency -AFD

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has confirmed that it is currently in discussions with the French Agency for Development (Agence Francaise de Developpement) AFD; for the training and capacity building of filmmakers in Nigeria. Brian Etuk, the Head of Public ...


Nigerian Teens Use Smartphones To Make Sci-Fi Films

A group of Nigerian teenagers have gone viral for making movies using a smartphone and a tripod that is made from a broken microphone stand. 19-year-old Godwin Josiah says that going viral was never the aim. The main objective was ...

Lack Of Funding Reportedly Destroying Zimbabwe Film Industry

Enock Chihombori, a well-known Zimbabwean film writer and producer of the Gringo cartoon and TV character, this week declared his frustration around the lack of funding which he says is destroying Zimbabwe’s film industry. Chihombori, who is currently based in ...

SABC, M-Net And Gauteng Film Commission To Conduct Content Licensing Sessions In South Africa

The Writers' Guild of South Africa (WGSA), The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE) will be in attendance at the 3rd Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) that is taking place from 20 June up ...

Filmmakers Celebrate Ghana's First-Ever Online Cinema, 'Moovee'

When it comes to movie premieres in Africa and other parts of the globe, the traditional platform which movie lovers use to view spectacular performances by their favourite stars has been the cinemas. But with the innovation in the digital ...

StarTimes ON Unveils Pan Africa Online Film Festival

StarTimes ON has launched its Pan Africa Online Film Festival (PAOFF). The festival was introduced at an event, which was held recently at the National Art Theatre in Lagos, Nigeria. Aimed at showcasing and promoting African local online film creation, ...

MultiChoice Talent Factory Seeking Budding TV And Film Creatives To Join Its Class Of 2019

The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy has officially announced the highly-anticipated Call to Entry to all aspiring filmmakers from 13 African countries with either a post-school qualification in filmmaking or some industry experience to apply for this exciting opportunity to polish ...

Female-Led Canada-South Africa Content Set To Take Centre Stage At The CineFAM Co-Production Accelerator

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) and the CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG) have announced the renewal of their agreement to develop television content and films by women of colour from the worldwide Diaspora and African women. The 3rd CineFAM-SA Co-Production Accelerator will ...

Africa’s MultiChoice Talent Factory Programme Collaborates With New York Film Academy To Train Emerging Filmmakers

In a massive leap towards upskilling Africa's up and coming filmmaking talent, MultiChoice's MultiChoice Talent Factory film academy has joined forces with the New York Film Academy (NYFA) that will assist with opportunities and training for students as part of ...