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” [...]

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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

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER THE 30 DLA#3 FINALISTS!

The 30 DLA#3 finalist projects have been announced! Our DLA experts reviewed all the applications and here they are... 6 projects per category (Animation, Digital Music, Video Game, Virtual Reality) will compete in the Online Final Pitch Competition, from the 15th to the 28th of April 2019. The 10 winners will be announced on the [...]

Uzi

Uzi Animation category by Naddya Adhiambo Oluoch-Olunya | Sunflower Pictures | Kenya Uzi is a 3 minute long 2d animated short about a perfectionist seamstress and her precocious daughter Kpokpo. The two of them are on a quest to make the world’s most beautiful dress, so they travel all over Kenya looking for finest [...]

By |2020-01-16T15:27:05+00:00Mar 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments