Global streaming service Netflix and UNESCO have collaborated to launch a groundbreaking short-film competition themed African Folktales, Reimagined across sub-Saharan Africa.
Pay TV company MultiChoice has announced plans to put South Africa centre stage during the World Expo 2020 taking place in Dubai this weekend.
Mo Abudu, CEO of Nigeria’s EbonyLife Media, has been appointed as a member of the advisory board of Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo (MIA), the TV trade event that takes place this week in Rome.
Nigerian cooking show King’s Dorm is set to enter its second season on video platform YouTube.
South African romantic drama film Happiness Ever After, a sequel to 2016’s Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, is set to debut on global streaming platform Netflix.
Sony Pictures Television has launched a YouTube channel fronted by Nairobi-born restaurateur and celebrity chef Kiran Jethwa.
Global streaming platform Netflix has partnered with Senegalese-French actor Omar Sy to develop original feature films.
The Africa International Film Festival, dedicated to African films and filmmakers, will take place in Lagos in November.
African pay TV operator MultiChoice has revealed plans to launch a new network named Me on channel 115 through its digital satellite TV platform DStv.
Made by Design, an original documentary series about African architecture, interior design and product design, is set to debut on Netflix this month.
South Africa-based animation studio Triggerfish is collaborating with a German-funded project to open up the African animation industry to school leavers, empower creatives and generate 200 jobs.
Noah’s Raft, a documentary by Nigerian filmmaker Joel Kachi Benson, is being screened at the British Film Institute London Film Festival, which began this week.
Lagos-based telecommunications and TV company Globacom and European satellite operator Eutelsat have signed a multi-year wholesale capacity deal to bring satellite broadband to underserved areas of Nigeria.
Ted Abudu, Nigerian producer and daughter of EbonyLifeTV chief exec Mo Abudu, is set to debut her new series, Money.Men.Marriage YouTube.
Canada’s BirdDog Media Ventures, London-based Drive Media Rights and South Africa’s Ahoy Films are joining forces to produce and distribute an African wildlife series.
Hazel Oyeye Onou, popularly known as Whitemoney and hailing from Enugu State in Nigeria, was this week crowned the winner of the sixth edition of reality show Big Brother Naija.
Ijeoma Onah, founder of the Nigerian International TV Summit, used the fourth edition of the event, held in Lagos this week, to emphasise the need for industry collaboration to move the sector forward.
A panel at this week’s Nigerian International TV Summit explored the challenges and opportunities of the continued growth of digital consumption, distribution and disruption.
Strategies for increasing trade and business opportunities between Nigeria and France were the topic of a lively panel at the Nigerian International TV Summit this week.
- Yanga TV preps for UK launch
- Ex-TVC host moves to Play TV
- MultiChoice adds Discovery’s HGTV to DStv
- Play TV adds to channel line-up
- TVC’s Entertainment Splash revamped
- Women in TV: Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu
- Continental Satellite Limited
- Cable Channels Nigeria
- SceneOne TV unveils mobile app
- Zee World unveils show line-up