TSHIMOLOGONG PRECINCT HOSTS THE FIRST DIGITAL LAB AFRICA BOOTCAMP X FAK’UGESI

Tshimologong and Fak’ugesi join their forces to organise the first DLA Bootcamp and gather the DLA#3 cohort of winners at the festival. The Bootcamp consists in four days of training, B2B meetings, creative tour, pitch session, conferences & workshops at the heart of Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation festival. The Bootcamp is part of the DLA Incubation and Learning Expedition programme offered to the 10 DLA#3 mentees.

On the 4th of September, come see the Digital Lab Africa #3 Winners from SA, Zimbabwe, Mali, Kenya and Ghana pitch their VR, Animation, Game, Digital Music & Web Creation Work.

Wed 4 Sept / 4:30pm-6:30pm | Emakhaya, University Cnr, 1 Jan Smuts Ave.
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DIGITAL LAB AFRICA IS A PANAFRICAN ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR NEXT-GEN CONTENT

Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is a mentorship and incubation program for African creatives in digital content: web creation, immersive realities, gaming, animation, digital music. DLA has been initiated by the French Institute in South Africa (IFAS) in 2016. Since 2018, DLA is a full-fledged program of Tshimologong’s Digital Content Hub which is supported by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD).
The DLA participants

Virtual Reality
THE AFROCYBORG VR FILM COLLECTIVE by Shmerah Passchier, Moratiwa Molema & The Afrocyborg Collective (South Africa & Botswana)
TRVLR by Komborerai Chapfika (Zimbabwe)

Video Game
MANCALA PLUS by Setriakor Nyomi (Ghana)
PRECIOUS CARGO by Simone Beneke-Graham, Shannon Bennetts, Rowan Brough & Niall Graham (South Africa)

Animation
RINGA MZANSI by Lwazi Msipha (South Africa)
UZI by Naddya Adhiambo Oluoch-Olunya (Kenya)

Web Creation
CARTOGRAPHIE DES RÉGIONS MUSICALES DU MALI by Tiécoura N’Daou (Mali)
RE/MEMBER YOUR DESCENDANTS by Xabiso Vili (South Africa)

Digital Music
SUNKAMBE by Shaka Ramulifho (South Africa)
SWAGGIFY by Marvin Madyara (Zimbabwe)