Film and Cinema

May 16, 2019  |  NFVCB Boss Rates Nigerian Film Contents Among The Best Worldwide

The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Adedayo Thomas, has rated Nigerian film contents as one of the greatest in terms of value in the global film industry. Thomas made this declaration at a two-day ...


May 15, 2019  |  Moroccan Documentary Film ‘Amussu’ To Premiere At Toronto Hot Docs Film Festival

The organisers of the Toronto Hot Docs Festival have announced that ‘Amussu’ a Moroccan documentary short film will be premiered at the Festival. The documentary focuses on the small community of Imider, a village in South-East Morocco, as they battle ...


May 10, 2019  |  Ghana’s Cinema Showcased In Spain At Tarifa-Tangier African Film Festival

The 16th Tarifa-Tangier African Film Festival (FCAT) is celebrating Ghanaian filmmaking through four of the country’s key films. This has never happened before in Spain. The non-competitive film section has been titled “Ghana in four acts”. This strand pays tribute ...


May 02, 2019  |  Bolloré Group Aims To Open 20 Cinemas Across Africa

The Bolloré Group has announced its plans to build 20 cinemas across Africa. The General Manager of the French group, Philippe Labonne made the exciting announcement. Vivendi, the group’s subsidiary that specialises in music and film and production called “Canal ...


Nollywood Signs Movie Distribution Deal With France

France’s Alliance Francaise and Nigeria’s National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have signed a deal to distribute and showcase the two countries’ films through the "French-Nigerian Film Distribution Conference." The agreement was inked during a visit by the Ambassador ...

South African Documentary To Be Showcased At Hot Docs Film Festival In Canada

The feature documentary, Buddha in Africa, created by South African filmmaker, Nicole Schafer, has been chosen for its world premiere at the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Festival taking place from 25 April to 5 May. The film will be ...

Local Zimbabwean Film To Be Showcased At Cannes Film Festival In France

The award-winning Zimbabwean film-maker Joe Njagu has announced that he is elated by the international recognition that his film ‘Cook Off’ continues to attract following an invitation to be showcased at the 16th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in ...

Kenyan Co-Production To Be Showcased At Series Mania In France

Country Queen, a new TV drama series produced as a German and Kenyan co-production will be showcased at both the upcoming Kalasha Market in Nairobi Kenya and the Series Mania in Lille France. With its excellent production quality and universally ...

MultiChoice Talent Factory Unveils Pan-African Networking Portal Designed For Young Film Makers

The MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), MultiChoice Africa’s leading Pan-African shared-value initiative has announced the rollout of the MTF Portal. The portal will be the third touchpoint of the initiative after the launch of the MTF Academies, a 12-month film training ...

Nollywood Calls For Bundled Broadband Services To Boost Nigeria’s Digital Content

Key players in Nigeria’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have urged the Nigerian government to make bundled broadband internet services widely available in its mission to diversify the country’s economy and boost the arrival of local digital content. At the Nollywood Economic ...

Zimbabwean Film 'Another Wedding?' To Premiere On DStv’s Zambezi Magic

‘Another Wedding?’ is a romantic drama which features some up-and-coming and veteran actors from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe including Precious Makhulumo, Sarah Mpofu and Memory Kumbota. The film is set to premiere soon on Zambezi Magic (DStv Channel 160). The hour-long film ...

Nollywood Widens International Reach And Secures A Bright Future For Nigerian Films

Nigeria’s film industry, Nollywood has grown in the past decade. It has gone from million-dollar budgets to Netflix collaborations that have made the industry a creative force to be reckoned with. The Nigerian filmmaker, Faraday Okoro said that in the ...

Nollywood Reaps Box Office Returns As It Shifts Focus From Movie Quantity To Quality

Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry has always been known for its volume of production that is ranked behind only India’s Bollywood. The emphasis on low-budget and high-volume production helped Nollywood movies become widely popular at home and all over Africa, but ...

What You Need To Know About Classifications Of Movies and TV Content In South Africa

The Film and Publication Board (FPB), is the content-classification and censorship authority in South Africa that has the responsibility of registering and classifying media contents (terrestrial and digital) in the country. For a start, before distributing media contents like a ...