Two new DISCOP markets will be added one in Zanzibar, centered on East Africa’s fast-rising independent film, television and digital content production sectors; and one in Lagos centered on Nigeria, one of the world’s most promising entertainment single-market ecosystems
The Durban International Film Festival is set to captivate audiences with ten gripping films by some of Germany’s finest directors, a masterclass by German film industry professionals, as well as networking sessions with the cream of the international film industry crop.
The Zanzibar International Film Festival is excited to announce a partnership with Showmax to support the best in African filmmaking. For the 2017 edition of ZIFF, Showmax will be sponsoring the coveted ZIFF Golden Dhow for Best Feature Film with a cash prize of USD3,000.
Earlier this year, The Zanzibar International Film Festival announced the launch of a new category for film students from across Africa. ZIFF has been extremely encouraged by the massive response to the category, with dozens of entries being received from across the continent.
An exploration of the possibilities of Virtual Reality (VR) will be one of the highlights of the 8th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, which takes place at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel from July 14 to 17 during the Durban International Film Festival.