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Pan-African broadcaster Kwese is adding a package called the Kwese Free bouquet of at least five channels that are usually only available to subscription customers.

African Film was celebrated more than ever this year in Cannes with several films selected, but its commercial distribution is till a big issue, be it in Africa or in…. Subscription video-on-demand users in afrixain Africa will number 10 million byaccording to Digital TV Research.


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Feature films to find distributors through YouTube As from 23 June, video sharing website YouTube will present full length independent films. Wijdeck award-winning gangster thriller feature film “Viva Riva! With the rise of video downloads, South African movie theatres will have to step up their game if they hope to remain operational.

MultiChoice launches DStv on demand MultiChoice atricain launched DStv on Demand pc, which allows subscribers to enjoy selected programming covering a full spectrum for download or online streaming. PBS America’s Public Broadcasting Service is a late entrant to the UK market, largely because the public broadcaster has little extra money on hand for such projects.

Discop Africa opens its second media market in Nairobi with over companies in attendance Discop Africa is the major matchmaking and networking events centred on audiovisual content production, distribution and funding in Africa. Fans of African cinema now have TWO ways to watch some of the best documentaries from across the continent and beyond. Football, Surfing on trains, Surfing the waves, Creativity: Ethekwini Municipality to Launch TV Station eThekwini Municipality residents could soon get the latest council decisions from the comfort of their own homes.


Love – Stories, a series of 10 short films for television from 10 countries in southern Africa, will explore the many facets of love. Netflix will start issuing gift cards this month, reports Broadband. Differentiate your TV channel — Standing out from the competition. Some festivals focus on a specific film-maker or genre e. Intranews offers a rapid turnaround time and…. Primedia Outdoor is launching what is billed as the first large-format, high-resolution digital outdoor network in South Africa.

Malawian top tier league to go live, Beta TV win rights Beta television has won exclusive rights iflm show live the Malawian top tier, the TNM super league.

MultiChoice Africa has 4. Teza is a Ethiopian drama film about the Derg period in Ethiopia. With the financial support of “Ile-de-France” Council, the festival will provide a choice…. The presentation was geared to helping African…. Essential reading for those in broadcast or film. The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation ZBCwhose debts were inherited by government, is creaking under a pile of obsolete equipment and poor funding in what analysts said is an indication that….

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