30 Sub-Saharan African projects selected to compete at Digital Lab Africa Online Pitch Competition

30 Sub-Saharan African projects selected to compete at Digital Lab Africa Online Pitch Competition The Digital Lab Africa call for projects #2 closed with 730 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. This overwhelming response confirms the importance and relevance of this program in supporting emerging talent (+200 applications compared to the first edition)! Digital [...]

By | avril 12th, 2018|home|0 Comments

#HackingParis: South African start-up Oyi Tech will hack the City Hall

#HackingParis: South African start-up Oyi Tech will hack the City Hall This Friday, March 16th, a South African start-up will take part in Hacking Paris! Paris welcomes the tomorrow’s innovation! French and international start-ups and innovation professionals are meeting investors and political decision-makers at this giant meeting to boost their business in France and internationally. It [...]

By | mars 15th, 2018|home, NEWS|0 Comments

South African Twist @NewImages

South African Twist @NewImages Festival 4-8 April, 2018 NewImages is a place of discovery and experimentation within everyone’s reach, but it is also a meeting place for professionals of the virtual reality and immersive technologies industry! This year the festival honours the African continent and especially South Africa. Tegan Bristow, director of the Fak'ugesi African [...]

By | mars 15th, 2018|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

French Touch @ upcoming Cape Town International Animation Festival

The French Institute of South Africa is partnering once again with the Cape Town International Animation Festival  From March 2nd to 4th 2018, the only African Animation Festival of the continent is coming back to show you the best of the animation industry from Africa and all over the world! Be ready!   This year [...]

By | mars 1st, 2018|Animation, home, NEWS|0 Comments

DLA X Berlinale Africa Hub (16-21 Feb)

Digital Lab Africa is pleased to partner with the Berlinale Africa Hub that will showcase the 4 VR experiences directed by the participants of the 1st DLA 48h VR Film Jam in Johannesburg. The Berlinale Africa Hub (Feb 16-21) at the EFM is coming back for its second edition! Thanks to a very successful first [...]

By | février 7th, 2018|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Immersive experiences and debate at the Night of Ideas 2018

31 January, 2018: immersive experiences and debate to explore the "Power to the Imagination" Initiated by the French Institute in Paris, the Night of Ideas is a worldwide event settled in collaboration with most of the French Institutes around the world.   This year, in Johannesburg, the Night of Ideas will take place on the 31st [...]

By | janvier 23rd, 2018|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

NewImages Festival: a new festival dedicated to virtual worlds !

NewImages, a new festival dedicated to digital creation and virtual worlds   Always at the cutting-edge of innovation, the Paris Virtual Film Festival and I LOVE TRANSMEDIA have come together to create the NewImages festival, that will take place in Forum des Images from 4 to 8 April 2018. During five days, the festival will offer a fully [...]

By | janvier 22nd, 2018|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

48H VR Film Jam: discover the 4 VR experiences

Discover the 4 VR experiences from the 1st South African 48H VR Film Jam ! From 24 to 27 October 2017, Digital Lab Africa organized in cooperation with the French Institute of South Africa and Wonda VR the first South African VR Film Jam, wich has been held in Johannesburg at Tshimologong – Digital Precinct (Maxum Digital). [...]

By | janvier 22nd, 2018|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Registration open for the MIFA pitches Animations du Monde 2018

Animation students, writers and filmmakers, make your projects come to life!  As part as the Annecy Festival 2018, the world's top reference for animation films, the MIFA (Annecy Festival Market) is proposing a pitch session competition open to original animation projects, in their first stages of development and looking for producers, distributors and funding. The selected [...]

By | janvier 9th, 2018|Animation, home, NEWS|0 Comments

New year: new partners

Triggerfish Animation, Afrika Toon, Sacem, Gaité Lyrique, Camera Lucida… in 2018, new partners are joining Digital Lab Africa to incubate next-gen talent in Africa. Winning applicants of DLA’s second edition will be accompanied by its whole ecosystem made of the best French and Sub-Saharan African experts and companies in multimedia field. The objective of DLA’s [...]