Inaugural World Trailer Awards

30 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

When credits roll at the end of a film or series, rarely are the talented professionals who create the trailers and marketing for the film itself recognized. These professionals are the unsung heroes of the entertainment industry, whose great work fuels the movie and streaming business, yet they largely remain […]

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

28 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, […]

Encounters calls for entries

26 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

23 June – 3rd July 2022: Cape Town & Johannesburg, and Online The organisers of Encounters, Africa’s home of documentaries, are calling for feature, mid-length, and short documentary film entries for the 2022 edition of the Festival. Encounters is returning to celebrate the best of independent filmmaking for the 24th anniversary […]

Africa Rising International Film Festival partners with TikTok

25 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) revealed it has partnered with short-form video content giant TikTok to take African filmmakers, film talent and storytelling to the platform’s global audience estimated at one billion users. Ariff returns for its fourth annual instalment taking place from 25-28 November 2021. Since its inception […]

International Tourism Film Festival Africa

24 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

The International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) has opened entries for the international version of the event; the deadline for submissions is 31 January 2022. The ITFFA, founded in 2019, is hosted in proud cooperation with the International Tourism Film Festivals Committee (CIFFT). CIFFT’s partnership with the ITFFA is their […]

The Afda Graduation Festival 2021

23 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

Over the last 25 years, Afda students in their final year of their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees showcase their work at the annual Afda Graduation Festival. The festival is a multi-faceted and multi-medium event, which will take on a hybrid format – hosted online as well as traditionally in cinemas, […]