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The Emerson’s Zanzibar Foundation Film Award (EZMA) at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), July 2017

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Following the successful launch of the Emerson's Zanzibar Film Award (EZFA) in 2016, the board is delighted to announce a second award for the best film produced by, or involving Zanzibaris.
The 10-Part Guide to Running Your Own Career
Acting 25th May 2017

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Advice for actors doesn’t have to be so complicated. Sometimes, the best guidance can be boiled down to a few sentences. And as a change of pace, that’s exactly what Secret Agent Man's going to offer up in this column.
Watch: How Does an iPhone 7 Plus Stack Up Against an ARRI Alexa?
Technical 24th May 2017

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The iPhone 7 Plus has a pretty powerful camera, but how well does it perform next to the industry favorite ARRI Alexa?
Roy W. Dean Film Grants available worldwide
Finance & Funding 24th May 2017

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The Roy W. Dean Film Grants funds independent feature films, documentaries, web series, and short films that are unique and make a contribution to society that, without its help, might otherwise never get made.
ZIFF 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED Tanzanian Film Gets Opening Night Honour
Film & Television 24th May 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced its official selection of films for competition and screening at this year’s event takins place from July 8th -16th in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
How to Become a Voiceover Actor (Video)
Acting 24th May 2017

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A recent interview with voice over agents, Cynthia McLean and Brooke Barnett, who specializes in representing animation/interactive actors, discussed how an aspiring voice over actor could get involved in the film industry.
How to Prepare and Promote Your Film for Festivals

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You’ve just gone through the gauntlet, you’re like, ‘Dude, I’m broke and now I gotta promote it?’ But you’ve gotta find a way. What’s the point of making a movie if nobody's going to watch it?
SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market – ZIFF 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival, in partnership with mahala.tv, is excited to announce the first annual SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market. SOKO FILAM will be a three-day business focused gathering from July 12th – 14th at the Hyatt Hotel in Stone Town.
How to Create The Perfect Show Bible
Film & Television 23rd May 2017

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A pitch for a TV series involves more than just writing the pilot. You need to write a guide to go with it.
Enter the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition
Opportunities 23rd May 2017

SAMRO, SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition

The deadline for the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players is Friday, 26 May 2017.