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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 a global high octane, character driven interactive narrative series targeted [...]

DLA incubation program continues with Reborn team in France

Transmedia winners John DeVries & Greg Kriek have started their residency in Paris TH Films producers & 2016 DLA winners for transmedia category John DeVries & Greg Kriek have just completed the first week of their 2 week-long incubation program in France. The SA duo [...]

AAN & Digital Lab Africa partner for DLA – Animation Transmedia

African Animation Network's Press Release, Johannesburg, SA, 3 May 2017 On the back of the partnership between DISCOP Markets, the African Animation Network (AAN) and Annecy International Animated Film Festival & Market/MIFA (Annecy/MIFA) to present the Annecy - MIFA Pitches Animation du Monde competition, Digital [...]

Cross Video Days call for VR projects

The Cross Video Days are looking for innovative VR projects! Cross Video Days, the leading European market for digital-first content, will take place in Paris from October 2 to 4, 2017. The event will showcase the very best of VR content creation, gathering investors, producers [...]

Traceplay is now available!

TRACE launched Traceplay SVOD platform Youth focused international media group and Digital Lab Africa partner TRACE launched its streaming service platform TracePlay last week. The service, dedicated to urban music and entertainment, offers a combination of SVOD, music & sports channels and live radio stations. [...]

Behind the Fence, a 360° documentary on Muslims persecutions in Myanmar

Behind the Fence, a 360° documentary on Muslims persecutions in Myanmar Behind the Fence directed by Lindsay Branham and Jonathan Olinger received the SXSW Film festival's Jury Award in the 360° Video category, on March 14th in Austind, TX.

DLA winners’ incubation in France: let’s go!

Baya Ciamala, 2016 DLA laureate in the digital music category, has arrived in Paris On March 7th Baya Ciamala, founder of the digital afro-congolese music platform Baziks Pulse and 2016 DLA laureate, will kick off a tailored incubation program in France, designed with DLA partners. [...]

TH Films shakes the lines with its last transmedia project: « Reborn »

South African magazine SCREEN AFRICA highlights Digital Lab Africa 2016' winner TH Films for their transmedia project "Reborn" Gregory Kriek and John DeVries, TH Films executives, want to give people another level of engagement with content which could turn them from a passive, to [...]

Virtuality: The Virtual Reality exhibition (24-26 Feb 2017)

Virtual Reality will receive the honors at Paris Virtuality salon from February 24, 2017 Within 2020, Virtual Reality (VR) will radicaly modify our societies and life habits as internet or smartphones did before. Education, health, culture, entertainment, trade, industry… every field is going to be [...]

The Forum Blanc has reinvented itself (10-12 Jan 2017)

While remaining true to its DNA, the Forum Blanc has reinvented itself to offer a wider vision of transmedia creation and brand content.  The Forum Blanc is 3 days of information, training, reflection and exchange between professionals about new supports for broadcasting and ways of [...]

Experience DLA@DISCOP 2016 in VR!

Check out the winner circle of DLA@DISCOP in VR ! (Best view in HD)

DLA @ DISCOP Joburg : pictures & videos

Videos & pictures of Digital Lab Africa @ DISCOP Joburg. From 2 to 4 Nov 2016, DLA @ DISCOP offered a 3-day programme dedicated to the next generation of producers in the digital age and tomorrow’s content in Africa (Virtual Reality, Web Creation, Transmedia, Digital Music, [...]

The best of African multimedia awarded thanks to Digital Lab Africa!

The best of African multimedia production displayed and awarded thanks to Digital Lab Africa! Johannesburg, 7 November 2016 The 5 winning projects of DIGITAL LAB AFRICA 1st edition, a springboard for African talent in multimedia, have been announced on Friday 4 November at DISCOP [...]

Check out the 3 finalists projects of the DLA Virtual Reality category

The three finalists projects of the DLA Virtual Reality category. Pitch competition : 2 November, 11.00-12.30 Jury members: Antoine Cayrol (Producer, Okio-studio), Ingrid Kopp (Co-founder, Electric South and Senior Consultant, Tribeca Film Institute), Alizée Dallemagne (Project Manager, Digital Lab Africa). # VIRTUAL SCIENCE LAB VR mobile app for scientific [...]

Check out the 3 finalists projects of the DLA Serious Game category

The 3 finalists projects of the DLA Serious Game category. Pitch competition : 2 November, 14.00-15.30 Jury members : Jordy Embun (Producer, CCCP studio), Nicholas HALL (CEO, Interactive Entertainment South Africa and founder, Make Games SA), Frédéric Chambon (Producer, Digital Lab Africa). # MTOTO FIRST AID Learning first aid to [...]

Check out the 3 finalists projects of the DLA Transmedia category

The three finalists projects of the DLA Transmedia category. Pitch competition : 2 November, 15.30-17.30 Jury members : Audrey Kamga (Sales Manager - Web Series Acquisitions, ARTE France), Alexandre Rideau (CEO, Keewu Productions/ Lagardère studios),  Alizée Dallemagne (Project Manager, Digital Lab Africa). # GO MÉCANIQUE ! Web Sitcom and MOOC [...]

Check out the 3 finalists projects of the DLA Digital Music category

The three finalists projects of the DLA Digital Music category. Pitch competition : 2 November, 9.30-11.00 Jury members : Olivier Laouchez (CEO, TRACE), Milena Taieb (Head of Video France/Africa-MENA, Believe Digital Studios), Frédéric Chambon (Producer, Digital Lab Africa). # BIRTHDAY GIRL VR immersive mobile app Peter Cardwell-Gardner / Made with Monster [...]

Check out the 3 finalists projects of the DLA Web Creation category

The three finalists projects of the DLA Web Creation category Pitch competition : 2 November, 15.30-17.30 Jury members : Audrey Kamga (Sales Manager - Web Series Acquisitions, ARTE France), Alexandre Rideau (CEO, Keewu Productions/ Lagardère studios),  Alizée Dallemagne (Project Manager, Digital Lab Africa). # POKOTONG TV Web TV [...]

DLA VR CORNER@DISCOP

VR content to experience at DISCOP Joburg (2-4 Nov 2016) DLA Space (S153-S168) NOTES ON BLINDNESS: INTO DARKNESS 15 min Directed by Arnaud Colinart, Amaury La Burthe, Peter Middleton, James Spinney Produced by Ex Nihilo, ARTE France, AudioGaming in coproduction with Archer’s Mark. Notes on Blindness : [...]

Dig it ! – Tomorrow’s music By ARTE CREATIVE, Digital Lab Africa partner.

Dig it ! - Tomorrow's music By ARTE CREATIVE, Digital Lab Africa partner. Dig It ! Is a 16-episods series  produced by ARTE CREATIVE, available on ARTE in English. The interactive serie Dig it! travels all around the world to show the world music's evolution [...]

Aurion released by French Plug-in-Digital awarded at A Maze Johannesburg

Aurion released by French Plug-in-Digital awarded at A Maze Johannesburg Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan is an epic action RPG set in a wonderful African Fantasy world with a unique, open and dynamic fighting gameplay. The video game produced by Kiro’o Games (Cameroon) had been awarded with « The [...]

EdFab, Digital Lab Africa partner !

In 2017, EdFab will host in residency one of the DLA pitch competition winner at DISCOP AFRICA Johannesburg (2-4 Nov 2016). EdFab is an innovation space dedicated to education, training and job transformation. EdFab initiative had been launched in 2016 by Cap Digital, the Paris region [...]

Digital Lab Africa call for projects: over 500 entries from 30 countries!

Launched on 1 June 2016 at DISCOP AFRICA Abidjan, the Digital Lab Africa call for projects closed with a bang on 31 August with 522 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. This overwhelming response confirms Africa’s creative potential in multimedia content, and reinforces Digital [...]

You have a question ?

How do I  submit a project? On our website, click on “Submit a project” Download the presentation file . Complete  the online form Send the required documents to  digilabafrica@gmail.com. Your registration is done! What is the time frame for DLA?   Call for projects : [...]

« Notes on Blindness » : a Virtual Reality immersion into the world of a blind man, co-produced by ARTE France.

Notes on Blindness VR is an interactive VR experience, adaptated from the documentary of the same name. Notes On Blindness  is a Ex Nihilo , Archer’s Mark, Audiogaming production, coproduced by Arte France,  Digital Lab Africa partner. Based on John Hull’s reccordings, this project made of 6 chapters [...]