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 | Jun 26th, 2019|home, NEWS, Uncategorised, Virtual Reality|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 | Jun 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 | Jun 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 | Jun 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 | Jun 5th, 2019|Animation, home, NEWS, Virtual Reality|0 Comments

Tshimologong signs official partnerships with SACEM and INA

May 2019: Tshimologong signs important partnerships with prestigious SACEM and INA french organisations South African digital innovation hub Tshimologong Precinct strengthens its international ties with the signature of two official partnership agreements with the French National Audiovisual Institute (INA) on May 16, 2019, and with the French Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|Digital Music, home, NEWS, Uncategorised, Web creation/Transmedia|0 Comments

Discover the 10 winners of Digital Lab Africa #3

DISCOVER THE 10 WINNERS OF DLA'S THIRD EDITION! On April 30th, the 10 winning projects of Digital Lab Africa’s third edition have been revealed on DLA social media! After interviewing all the 30 finalists, the selection committees’ members have selected the 10 winners of this year’s edition of DLA accelerator programme. Among 500 applications, 10 [...]

Apply for a one-year training programme for young producers and distributors!

French school La Fémis and german school Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg's common continuous training programme open for applications until May 31 Following the system of dual diplomas which exist in Europe, La Fémis (french National School of Image and Sound) and the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg have created a common continuous training programme, validated by both schools.Although designed for [...]

By | Apr 12th, 2019|home, NEWS, Web creation/Transmedia|0 Comments

Opening of the DLA#3 Pitch Competition

From the 15th to the 28th of April, 30 creatives will compete in the 2019 Pitch Competition! The DLA#3 call for projects closed on the 31st of January, after over 500 entries from 30 sub-saharan african countries. The DLA digital content industry experts have now chosen the 30 finalists who will compete in the DLA [...]

ACCES 2019 Showcases – An opportunity for African musicians!

The ACCES launches its call for applications for its 2019 edition! The Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) invites African musicians based on the continent to apply for an opportunity to showcase at ACCES 2019 in Accra, Ghana, from 14 to 16 November. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2019 (midnight CAT)! ACCES, [...]

By | Mar 29th, 2019|Digital Music, NEWS|0 Comments