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Digital Lab Africa: the reference platform for next-gen content

The objective of Digital Lab Africa is to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies (studios, producers, broadcasters, distributors, experts).

Digital Lab Africa Call for Projects

The Digital Lab Africa call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, startups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to any professional or individual from Sub-Saharan Africa having an innovative project in 5 categories of multimedia production: web creation/transmedia, virtual reality, video game, animation  and digital music.

Digital Lab Africa Incubation Pass

Selected applicants will take part in a Pitch Competition. The winning projects win a 3,000 € cash prize and a Digital Lab Africa Incubation Pass to accelerate the project’s development.

The DLA Incubation Pass includes mentorship and project development support by French and local partners for each category. Additionally, the Incubation Pass comprises residence time in France within digital cluster and participation in benchmark multimedia events. The expected outcome of Digital Lab Africa is market ready content/productions showcasing African creativity.

PARTNERS

Digital Lab Africa is initiated by the French Embassy and the French Institute in South Africa as part of their on-going support to creative industries. The Digital Lab Africa is organised in partnership with DISCOP AFRICATRACE and LAGARDERE STUDIOS together with a range of French and local partners.