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African Movie Academy Award's announces 2016 nomination list

African Movie Academy Award's, AMAA

The AMAA nomination list was announced at the Protea Hotel, Ikeja - Lagos, Nigeria by the AMAA Jury President Husseini Shaibu.
Official DFM Project Selection for the 7th Durban FilmMart

Durban FilmMart, DFM, Durban, film

Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for this year's Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from 17 to 20 June, 2016.
Call for Entries - PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

opportunities, PLURAL+, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, UNAOC, International Organization for Migration, IOM

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are looking for original and creative videos focusing on migration, diversity and social inclusion for their annual festival
5 Ways the Cannes Market Will Impact Indie Film

filmmaking, indie tips, finance, funding. Film Festivals, Cannes, Marché du Film

Marche du Film, the official marketplace at Cannes, will help set the tone for the next 12 months of independent film.
Call for Entries Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF)
The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), a platform that seeks to give expression to African cinema by recognizing and rewarding excellence in the industry, will hold its 6th edition between the 13th and 19th of November 2016 in Nigeria.
DFM partners with Sonoton, the largest independent production music library in the world.
As part of the partnership with DFM, Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier will be hosting an online music search workshop for filmmakers, while the company will also be sponsoring the SONOfind contest in which entrants can win an Apple iPad and other great prizes.
Why Cannes Programmers Are Stubborn About The Future Of Cinema — And Potentially Right
The massive festival benefits from a contrast of artistic sensibilities rather than pushing one agenda.
Gauteng Youth film Club call for submissions
Gauteng Youth Film Club is a unique platform created by young filmmakers for young filmmakers. It is a forum for youth filmmakers to showcase their work to local audiences.
10 things filmmakers do after attending film festivals

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It doesn't matter if you have had a film screen in the festival or not there are still 10 things you do after attending a film festival.
What Does the Future of Film Festivals Look Like? (Analysis)
As the Tribeca Film Festival winds down, Indiewire reflects on a year filled with change, and what's to come.