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African creatives: it’s time to apply for DLA!

4th edition of Digital Lab Africa: DLA is calling all African creatives to submit their projects in animation, video game, digital art, immersive realities and music. On January 13th, 2020, Digital Lab Africa (DLA) - the reference platform for next-gen content in Africa - launched its call for applications #4. Any creatives and cultural entrepreneurs [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:00+00:00Jan 10th, 2020|home|0 Comments

PARTNERS

DLA PARTNERS Created in 2016, Digital Lab Africa is an initiative of the French Institute and the French Embassy in South Africa, managed by the South African innovation hub Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct since 2018. The program is supported by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), SACEM, TV5 Monde Afrique, TRACE and a number of French [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Jan 6th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PARADISE GAME X DLA : 13 STUDIOS FROM AFRICA ATTEND PARIS GAMES WEEK| AFRICA CORNER

PARADISE GAME, a major player in West African video game industry will host thirteen independent African studios and their twenty games at the Paris Games Week (Africa Corner) in partnership with the S.E.L.L. and Digital Lab Africa. On the occasion of Paris Games Week, the largest European video game show that will run from October [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Oct 25th, 2019|home, NEWS, Video Game|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Aug 14th, 2019|home, NEWS|0 Comments

Call for African creatives: New Dimensions AR/VR Lab

Our partner Electric South launched the 4th call for candidates to participate in its annual AR/VR Lab. What is the New Dimensions Lab? Now in its 4th year, the New Dimensions Lab, created by Electric South, brings together diverse African artists to develop stories told through creative technology alongside leading industry mentors. The Lab takes [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Jun 26th, 2019|home, NEWS, Uncategorised, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Chatting with Razahk Issaka, recipient of Netflix scholarship to study at French animation school Gobelins

Razahk Issaka, one of our DLA#2 alumnis, has been granted with a scholarship from Netflix to study at top French animation school Gobelins. We asked him a few questions. DLA: Hi Razahk. You studied Clinical Psychology at school: how and why did you end up going into creation and art? Razahk: I’ve always had the [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Jun 20th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS|0 Comments

Throwback: the Annecy Festival

The incubation of our Animation mentees kicking off, an important partnership signed, and more! This year's Annecy International Festival of Animated Film was full of important events for our DLA and Tshimologong team. South African creatives were well represented for this 2019 edition, with 20 delegates, including the 3 DLA Animation mentees, Naddya Adhiambo, Justus [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:01+00:00Jun 20th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Two new agreements to support South African animation industry

France and South Africa celebrate once again their collaboration in the field of animation with the signature of two major partnerships! On the 12th of June 2019, South African startup innovation hub, the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) have strengthened their ties with international partners by signing official [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:02+00:00Jun 13th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

DLA#3 Animation winners starting their incubation at the Annecy Festival

Digital Lab Africa is taking 3 of its 2019 winners to the legendary Annecy animation festival! From the 10th to the 15th of June, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival will take place in France. This reference event in the animation world is welcoming over 115000 people and 11000 industry professionals, and is featuring 88 [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:02+00:00Jun 6th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Wendy Spinks’ residency with NEF Animation : a throwback

Wendy Spinks went to France to develop her project I Am Chuma. Here is her experience. Back in November 2018, at the DISCOP, Cape Town based creative Wendy Spinks was awarded the opportunity to take up a full month’s residency at Abbaye Fontevraud, in France, thanks to a partnership between DLA and NEF Animation and [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:02+00:00Jun 5th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments