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

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

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 [...]

[WRAP UP] DLA 48H VR Film Jam in Jo’burg

First SA 48H VR Film Jam in Joburg What happened? 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). 12 selected participants learnt how [...]

By | décembre 8th, 2017|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|2 Comments

Digital Lab Africa at ATDA 2017

Digital Lab Africa at the "Assises de la Transformation Digitale en Afrique"  The "Assises de la Transformation Digitale en Afrique" (ATDA) that took place from October 25th to 27th, regroup each year in Paris the main decision makers of the digital african ecosystem to discuss about the challenges of digital construction. High level meeting platform between Africans, Europeans, Asians [...]

By | décembre 7th, 2017|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

« Virtual Reality in Africa »: Marinda Botha’s experience of Digital Lab Africa 48H VR Film Jam

Marinda Botha was one of the DLA 48h VR Film Jam participants. Marinda shared her experience of the jam on her website, asking herself about the future of VR, as well as its benefits and limits compared to traditional cinema.   Virtual Reality in Africa Stepping into the world of Virtual Reality filmmaking  Film set for our [...]

By | novembre 17th, 2017|home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Check out DLA 1st edition success stories in video!

The 7th Turn, Reborn: the Tryptich, Area Daddy, Points and Baziks Pulse are the DLA 1st edition winning projects... check out their success story in video! The 7th Turn by Shariffa Ali & Yetunde Dada (South Africa) - VIRTUAL REALITY   Area Daddy by Ayodele Elegba (Nigeria) - WEB CREATION   Reborn: the Tryptich by Greg [...]