DLA #1 [2016-2017]

Launched on 1 June 2016 at DISCOP AFRICA Abidjan, the first Digital Lab Africa call for projects closed with a bang on 31 August with 522 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries.

15 finalists have been selected to participate to the Digital Lab Africa pitch competition from the 2nd to the 4th of November 2016 at DISCOP AFRICA.

5 projects stood out and won the competition:

Transmedia
TransmediaREBORN
by John DeVries & Greg Kriek
South Africa
Digital music
Digital musicBAZIKS PULSE
by Baya Ciamala
DRC
Virtual reality
Virtual realityEVOLVE | REVOLVE
by Yetunde Dada & Shariffa Ali
South Africa
Serious game
Serious gamePOINTS
by Kaba Diakité Amadou
Ivory Coast
Web creation
Web creationAREA DADDY
by Ayodele Elegba
Nigeria
2609, 2017

DLA winners John DeVries & Greg Kriek will attend upcoming Cross Video Days in Paris!

DLA winners John DeVries & Greg Kriek will attend upcoming Cross Video Days in Paris. The first edition of Digital Lab Africa led to reveal promising talent such as John DeVries and Greg Kriek from [...]

707, 2017

DLA first round of residencies in France is now over!

DLA first round of residencies in France came to an end on 1 July The departure from Paris on the 1st of July 2017 of Shariffa Ali & Yetunde Dada, DLA winners in the VR [...]

1906, 2017

VR DLA winners Shariffa Ali & Yetunde Dada kick off their residency in Paris.

Residency program in France begins on 19 June for Shariffa Ali & Yetunde Dada, 2016 VR DLA winner with Round Round. Shariffa Ali & Yetunde Dada arrive in Paris to sustain momentum and keep developing [...]

1505, 2017

SA project Reborn heading for success with DLA!

The transmedia web series project raised interest from potential French partners during their residency in France they just completed last week. 1. John, Greg, could you tell us more about your transmedia project Reborn? Reborn is [...]