The list of nominees for the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) were announced at an event held at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos. The winners will be announced at the AMAA Gala in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 September. Here is the full list of Nominees:
Egg Films’ Lebogang Rasethaba directed Money Calling, a new multi-format video which includes several TVCs and a music video featuring Nadia Nakai, Frank Casino and music producer Dellz.
In the exciting build-up to the industry focused Market program of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF), a host of interventions such as the Works in Progress program have already been announced.
Opened on July 30th by the Ladima Foundation, a new initiative, a database of women professionals in film, TV and content across Africa. Dubbed “The A List” -has already seen nearly 400 women submit their details.
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture of the Republic of South Africa, announced the renewal of an agreement to establish a dedicated incentive over three years for the co-development of television projects between Can
In the Johannesburg edition of the international 48 Hour Film Project, locals write, shoot and edit a 4 to 7-minute film in just one weekend. The event weekend runs from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 September 2018.
The 39th Durban International Film Festival held its awards ceremony on Saturday (July 28) at Suncoast CineCentre on as filmmakers and film-lovers gathered to watch the official closing film Rafiki, directed by Wanuri Kahiu. A total of 17 awards were given out at the ceremony:
Mzansi Women’s Film Festival (MWFF) is a platform to empower women filmmakers by showcasing films by women and about women, in the mix are workshops, master classes, retrospective and conversations on issues affecting Women in film and business.
With a global debate calling for greater diversity and representation onscreen, and growing demand for documentaries across borders and platforms, the organizers of the 9th Durban FilmMart (DFM) made a concerted effort this year to add African voices to the conversation. By Christopher Vourlias