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Afolayan, Netflix, USC target Nigerian talent

The KAP Film & Television Academy, owned by Nigerian filmmaker and producer Kunle Afolayan, has partnered with Netflix and the University of Southern California to host post-production workshops in Nigeria.

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CBS renews Bob Hearts Abishola

US broadcast network CBS has ordered a fourth season of TV comedy series Bob Hearts Abishola, which stars Nigerian actress Folake Olowofoyeku (Westworld, Modern Family).

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Jalade-Ekeinde, Makinwa to lead 80s-set film

Nollywood actor Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and TV presenter Toke Makinwa are set to star in a 1980s-set film directed by Ifan Ifeanyi Michael.

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Ngesi, Tunzi join cast of The Woman King

South African actor Sivuyile Ngesi and model Zozibini Tunzi have joined the cast of epic historical movie drama The Woman King.

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African creatives join ANF Fellows scheme

Africa No Filter, a non-profit organisation that supports the development of stories that try to change stereotypes about Africa, has selected 11 emerging artists to be part of its Emerging Artists Fellows programme.

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Ugandan regulator probes TV stations

The Uganda Communications Commission has placed 23 television stations under investigation for allegedly airing content that violates the East African country’s copyright laws.

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LAFF supports female directors in Africa

The Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt is set to debut a project called Factory to support female directors from Africa and the Middle East.

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Nigeria’s Vortex signs pact with Emagine

Nigerian creative content and entertainment company Vortex Corp has signed a production deal with Los Angeles-based production outfit Emagine Content.

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Trace appoints Endemol veteran CEO

Former Endemol Shine Africa CEO Sivan Pillay has been appointed boss of the newly formed Trace Studios in South Africa.

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MultiChoice launches two new channels

Pay TV company MultiChoice has launched two new channels for viewers in Angola and Mozambique.

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Nigerian Idol S7 judges unveiled

The judges for the upcoming seventh season of music reality competition show Nigerian Idol have been revealed.

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DStv goes Uncut with BB Naija stars

Pay TV operator DStv is set to premiere a new reality show featuring Big Brother Naija S3 housemates Tope Adenibuyan and Oluwabamike Bambam Olawunmi, also known as Teddy A and Bambam.