Tag: African Film

“Forget South Africa and welcome to Kenya”! Riverwood, Africa’s new filming mecca?

“Forget South Africa and welcome to Kenya”! Riverwood, Africa’s new filming mecca?

[ 0 ] February 24, 2016 |

It was not so long ago that we published the article “South Africa, Hollywood’s other studio” and to be honest, it made complete sense, based on the amount of Hollywood productions choosing South Africa as their African destination of choice. Well, South African’s better buckle up after Kenya recently presented new production packages to Hollywood […]

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Pan African Film Consortium to host debut World Conference on African film

Pan African Film Consortium to host debut World Conference on African film

[ 0 ] January 30, 2016 |

The Pan African Film Consortium founded by Mykel Ajaere Parish in 2012, will be hosting their debut “World Conference on African Cinema” from the 27- 28 July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda. The world conference in partnership with the Rwanda Film Federation will focus on creating sustainable programs to develop and grow the African film industry, by […]

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African film wins Best Film at Portland Film Festival 2015

African film wins Best Film at Portland Film Festival 2015

[ 0 ] October 6, 2015 |

South African feature film “For Love and Broken Bones” by Tebogo Malope walked away with all the spoils at the Portland Film Festival 2015, winning the festivals prestigious main award, Best Film. To earn the title of Best Film, “For Love and Broken Bones” had to compete against 220 other films screened at the Portland […]

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Nigeria makes African produced films accessible to the world with Afrinolly!

Nigeria makes African produced films accessible to the world with Afrinolly!

[ 1 ] July 14, 2014 |

Afrinolly is a free mobile app powered by MTN (one of Africa’s pioneering mobile network service providers). Bringing its uses the latest African film industry news, Afinolly is also one of the most downloaded apps in Africa (impressive I say). The Afrinolly app works on most smartphone devices such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Nokia. […]

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Afrinolly Short Film Competition – Winners

Afrinolly Short Film Competition – Winners

[ 1 ] July 14, 2014 |

This competition was a unique and innovative online competition, focusing on the youth in Africa encouraging entrants to submit a 15 minute short film telling their story and addressing their African issues. More About Afrinolly here. The winners for 2013: <<<Short Films>>> 1st Place $25 000.00 Everything Happens for a Reason Florian Schott 2nd Place […]

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