With African filmmakers struggling to find auds in their home countries, a new project is hoping to build a fresh B.O. model for African films by taking the theater to the viewer.
The scene from Alexander McCall Smith's "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" begins with the words, "Mma Ramotswe had a detective agency in Africa, at the foot of Kgale Hill."
Pay TV provider MultiChoice will unveil a streaming mobile TV service on Aug. 1, making it the first South African provider to enter the mobile market.
As Rwanda's sixth annual film fest winds down, a new docu looks at the country's emerging film culture.
African filmmakers are still struggling to resolve distribution woes that plague their fledgling industry.
The governments of South Africa and Australia inked a co-prod agreement last week that they said will benefit filmmakers in both countries.
Johannesburg A project that will show World Cup soccer matches on a giant outdoor screen in the rural Kenyan town of Kilifi is hoping to use the event as a way to teach villagers how to share their…
Johannesburg World soccer's governing body is hoping to use the 2010 World Cup tournament, which began in South Africa on June 11, to give African broadcasters a boost in covering sports events.
Nigerian filmmakers often get credit for their low-budget ingenuity and remarkable productivity. But for an industry that churns out more than 800 films a year, what Nollywood still lacks is critical…
Nigerian media company Network News 24 has launched pay TV web NN24, the west African nation's first 24-hour news channel.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva last week announced the launch of TV Brasil Intl., a Portuguese-language web targeting African nations.