Midemlab 2020 : The leading international music startup competition

In 2020, Midemlab will be in its 13th year. Since its creation, more than 250 music startups from 36 countries have taken part in the competition. The competition features the most promising international music tech startups offering cutting-edge solutions to help the music industry build new consumer experiences. This year, Midemlab launches the brand new “Music Live Experiences” [...]

By |2020-03-19T13:42:13+00:00Mar 19th, 2020|home, Uncategorised|0 Comments

PiXii Festival launches its international call for digital installations and experiences.

Since 2017, PiXii Festival has opened new perspectives for digital mediation bringing together content producers, cultural stakeholders and technology businesses. In 2020, immersive works and digital installations that explore new forms of storytelling and new convergences of documentary, culture, gaming, education will compete to integrate PiXii Festival official selection. An international jury of industry experts [...]

By |2020-03-18T09:34:48+00:00Mar 18th, 2020|home|0 Comments

Midemlab 2020 call for entry is open!

Midemlab 2020 call for entry is open! Midemlab is the leading music tech startup competition and features the most promising international businesses that offer innovative solutions, helping the music industry build new consumer experiences. 2020 will mark the 13th edition of the competition and since its creation, over 250 music startups from 36 countries have [...]

By |2020-02-03T07:41:00+00:00Feb 3rd, 2020|home|0 Comments

Atomu by DLA alumnis premiered at Sundance

Atomu VR experience on gender identity by DLA#1 alumnis Yetunde Dada and Shariffa Ali premiered at Sundance on 24 January 2020. Yetunde and Shariffa took part in the very first edition of Digital Lab Africa panafrican acceleration programme in 2017. They had been hosted in residency in Paris where they met their mentor and producer [...]

By |2020-01-24T09:20:38+00:00Jan 24th, 2020|home|0 Comments

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


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 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