The three finalists projects of the DLA Web Creation category
Pitch competition : 2 November, 15.30-17.30
Jury members : Audrey Kamga (Sales Manager – Web Series Acquisitions, ARTE France), Alexandre Rideau (CEO, Keewu Productions/ Lagardère studios), Alizée Dallemagne (Project Manager, Digital Lab Africa).
# POKOTONG TV
Web TV with vibrant African voices
Nelisiwe Ngobeni / Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking / South Africa
Pokotong TV aims to be a ground-breaking multi-channel broadcaster of vibrant African voices bringing news and meaningful entertainment to mobile and web platforms. The web TV project is brought by a team of young South African television directors and producers supported by Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking.
# IF THEY WERE AFRICANS
Parody web series that spins pop culture with an African twist
Bidemi Akinade / Gpixie / Nigeria
If They Were Africans is a parody web series that spins pop culture music, TV shows, music videos, celeb gist with an African twist. The show tries to re-imagine scenes from popular movies, music videos by replacing the key characters in those scenes with typical African figures or characters.
# AREA DADDY
2D humoristic cartoon-based web series about family life
Ayodele Elegba / Spoof Animation / Nigeria
Area Daddy is a 2D animation family web series which follows the amusing struggle of a deeply traditional man in trying to raise his 3 children in quite traditional ways, what sets him in constant collision with modernization and its social media vices.