DLA #2 [2017-2018]

Among the 730 applications received, 10 candidates (5 women and 5 men) distinguished themselves by their talent, creativity and ability to defend their ideas. The 10 winners of the pitch competition have been announced at NEXT, the innovation hub of the Cannes Film Festival Market

Each of the 10 winning projects are awarded with:
– a 42,000 rands cash prize
– a tailored-made incubation programme to accelerate the project development, with the support of 2 mentors (one French mentor and one from Sub-Saharan Africa region), as well as residency period within digital hubs and participation in industry events in France and Sub-Saharan African countries.

THE DLA#2 WINNERS WINNING ARE…

Animation
AnimationDIMBIT
by Feben Elias
Ethiopia
Animation
AnimationNwavu, the Blind Man
by João Graça
Mozambique
Digital music
Digital musicRequest Africa
by Ali Dennis
Kenya
Digital music
Digital musicMbira Online
by Tafadzwa Sharaunga
Zimbabwe
Video game
Video gameProject Lumpa
by Mwaaba Alec Mugala
Zambia
Video game
Video gameShadow Tongue
by Alex Ynclan & T.T. Sibisi
South Africa
Virtual reality
Virtual realityLast Night A Haircut Saved My Life
by Roxanne Dalton
South Africa
Virtual reality
Virtual realityII Worlds
by Naomi van Niekerk & Arnaud van Vliet
South Africa
Web creation
Web creationFuture Lab Africa
by Jepchumba
Kenya
Web creation
Web creationThe Foxy Five
by Jabulile Nadia Newman
South Africa
DLA Audience Award
DLA Audience AwardMan Must Chop
by Razahk Issaka
Ghana
with 2382 votes out of 8781
RELIVE DLA#2 ONLINE PITCH COMPETITION
CHECK OUT THE 30 FINALIST PROJECTS