Broadcast, film and music professional meeting opens next week in Nairobi
Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa
The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
Zuku TV is inviting submissions for feature-length Swahili films for broadcast on Zuku Swahili Movies, described as 'a premium movie channel tailor made for all audiences within the East African region'.
'The Wolf Of WallStreet' movie has been banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) due to "explicit sexual content, profanity and abuse of drugs," reports TechMtaa.
MultiChoice Kenya has announced that it will be taking up lead sponsorship for Broadcast, Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference, a creative content and electronic broadcasting event in East Africa that promotes knowledge sharing and networking among high-level electronic media professionals. BFMA 2013 is scheduled to take place in Nairobi at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre from 17-18 June 2013.
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria's foremost financial institution, has partnered with the Goethe-Institut of South Africa and Steven Markovitz to support African Metropolis, an initiative of the Goethe-Institut and executive producer Steven Markovitz, with further support of the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
The African Film Development Foundation, established in May 2012 in response to the need to promote ventures by Africans in the film industry and support stakeholders and organisations that make the films, seeks country representatives.
Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young man going to the city to follow his dream and instead ends up in crime. The film was submitted for an Oscar award. Mugambi Nthinga, one of the cast members speaks to us about Kenya's growing film industry and what the submission means. [video]
Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 2 Nov 2012