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Canon Revolutionizes African Film Industry and Unveils a Knowledge-Sharing program

Excitement is building over Canon sharing testimony from two leading African film directors who applauded the latest Cinema EOS range after exclusive use in their latest movies of Canon’s EOS C500 Mark II; Canon is also launching 42 pro-video webinar program called Canon Tech Talk Series in three languages to share the knowledge of industry leaders with the African filmmaking community

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, proudly showcased the compact and versatile 5.9K CCNA next-generation professional Cinema EOS System cameras. Leading African directors, including Kunle Afolayan and Merzak Allouache, hailed the EOS C500 Mark II with elevating their latest productions. Alongside the inauguration, Canon…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Minister Nathi Mthethwa on gazetting of the re-opening of arts and cultural spaces during Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Minister Nathi Mthethwa announces the gazetting of the re-opening of arts and cultural spaces

Minister Nathi Mthethwa has signed and approved the re-opening of cinemas, theatres, museums, libraries, galleries and archives, in compliance with measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 as per 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act 2002 (Act no. 57 of 2002). This approval comes after consultation with…

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Home of Know Africa, Be Africa

Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about

The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform…

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Shining a spotlight on South Sudanese film: the Juba Film Festival

The fourth Juba Film Festival was held in the capital of South Sudan

A film festival in a country without cinemas: in December, the fourth Juba Film Festival was held in the capital of South Sudan. It provides a platform for young local filmmakers. The festival received funding from the Federal Foreign Office. Screening venues: residential neighbourhoods South Sudan gained independence from Sudan only in 2011,…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Introducing the new action hero: Master speed with Canon’s much-anticipated EOS-1D X Mark III

The EOS-1D X Mark III has been developed using feedback from the worldwide community of EOS-1D X and EOS-1D X Mark II photographers, including prestigious Canon Ambassadors

Canon Europe (Canon-Europe.com) today launches the ultimate sports and wildlife camera, the EOS-1D X Mark III, offering professional photographers limitless possibilities, at blistering speeds. Boasting dramatically improved AF tracking performance, image quality and communication capabilities, the camera represents the pinnacle of Canon’s EOS-1 series. Canon’s new flagship camera features incredible…

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Announcing the launch of the Inaugural Canon Discovery Week in Algeria

Photo walk, Masterclasses, Product Releases, and Much More at Canon Discovery Week Algeria

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (Canon-CNA.com), a world leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce the launch of the first Canon Discovery Week in Algeria — a series of events dedicated to photographers, broadcasters, partners, and the whole Canon community in the North African nation. Cannon Discovery Week…

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Oscar-winning Filmmaker Ross Kauffman leads U.S. Embassy Sponsored Film Program

Cultural and artistic exchanges are just one way the United States partners with the people and government of Egypt

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s premier film diplomacy program, American Film Showcase (AFS), and the Alexandria-based Jesuit Film School (JFS), sponsored Oscar-winning filmmaker Ross Kauffman to lead a master class in documentary filmmaking in Alexandria this week. In his three-day program, Mr.…

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Award-Winning Actress Julia Ormond, Egyptian Actor Asser Yassin join Global Migration Film Festival 2019 Jury

This year over 600 films have been submitted for acceptance by the festival

Emmy-award winning British actress and activist against human trafficking, Julia Ormond, and Egyptian actor, writer and film producer Asser Yassin have added their marquee names and expertise in migration, film-making and visual storytelling to IOM’s 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF). There’s a saying often attributed to the great Russian writer…

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Between Two Seas” in Cinemas this Wednesday

The film highlights the various societal issues facing women, especially in rural areas

The filmmakers of “Between Two Seas” began the countdown to release the film in theaters on Wednesday, October 16th. The film is the product of a joint collaboration between the National Council for Women, UN Women, Axeer and development partners. “Between Two Seas” is written by Mariam Naoum, directed by…

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Canon Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) President & CEO visit to Nigeria reaffirms the Group's desire to continue its development in West Africa

Nigeria, identified as one of the largest African economies, particularly in the film industry, is one of the significant countries for Canon

Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) (www.Canon.com), a global provider of imaging technologies and services, continues his regional tour in Africa and travels to Nigeria after visiting Kenya, Egypt and Morocco earlier this year. This visit, during which Yuichi Ishizuka will meet with…