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“Rise” to Premiere on ESPN this August

Rise is based on the triumphant true-life story of the remarkable family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league

Disney+ original film based on the true story of remarkable Antetokounmpo basketball brothers; Antetokounmpo: a Nigerian surname which, according to the Yoruba people of West Africa, means “the crown has returned from overseas” ESPN Africa announced that the Disney+ original film Rise, will have its linear premiere across the continent on…

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Canon Central & North Africa to Foster & Fortify the Spirit of Filmmaking Across Africa Through a Series of Workshop Trainings with the Multichoice Talent Factory

The trainings will encompass a total of 60 students from 13 different African countries

In alignment with the company’s philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ that stands for ‘Living and working together for the common good’ Canon (Canon-CNA.com) continues to reaffirm its commitment to Africa by partnering with the Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) to launch a series of filmmaking workshops and training programs; as an extension of the…

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Radio News Release (Soundbite): Canon Launches New “Visionaries” Series to Promote Inspiring African Voices – Featuring Kenyan Environmentalist Nzambi Matee, Nigerian Comedian Alibaba, and Couturier Hany El-Behairy from Egypt

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Canon Central & North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com), a provider of imaging technologies and services is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Visionaries’ interview video series across Africa. The series will serve as a powerful platform to promote and celebrate the achievements and impact of everyday people across Africa, who…

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Canon Launches New “Visionaries” Series to Promote Inspiring African Voices – Featuring Kenyan Environmentalist Nzambi Matee , Nigerian Comedian Alibaba, And Couturier Hany El-Behairy from Egypt

The series will provide a powerful platform to celebrate the talent and achievements of everyday people, who have emerged as icons of their generation

Canon’s (Canon-CNA.com) new interview video series puts the spotlight on pioneering voices of Africa, who are challenging stereotypes and ushering in a new era of change; The series features visionaries from Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt and offers a glimpse into the challenges and successes faced by them in their inspiring…

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Think you’re made for film and TV? Then apply to join the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy Class of 2023!

MultiChoice is once again searching for 60 aspiring film and TV content creators from Southern Africa, West Africa and East Africa to be part of the Class of 2023

Now approaching its fifth year, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) (www.MultiChoiceTalentFactory.com) Academy is excited to once again call for applications for its world-class film and TV training programme which kicks off in October this year! The call is open to all emerging filmmakers with either some industry experience or a…

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Wi-flix Celebrates 1 Million Paid Subscriptions and Raises its Sights

The online streaming platform has grown quickly in recent months with more content and distribution partnerships and more titles being added to its library resulting in major customer attraction

In a little over a year since its launch, Africa’s fastest-growing video on-demand streaming platform has passed the 1million plus paid subscriptions and 300k plus customer milestone. The online streaming platform has grown quickly in recent months with more content and distribution partnerships and more titles being added to its…

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‘From Cape to Cairo’: Celebrate Africa Month with a new Netflix Collection of Local Stories

There’s a multitude of stories to be told from, and about, the continent and its people

There’s plenty that’s unique about Africa — from being the world’s hottest continent to being home to more than 1.2 billion people spread over 54 countries who speak more than 2,000 different languages.  With this rich cultural heritage, there’s a multitude of stories to be told from, and about, the…

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Canon Europe expands cinema offering with its first full frame cine-zoom lenses

The CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP and CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP offer outstanding performance and impressive quality for HDR, 4K and 8K productions

Today, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) launches its first premium full frame zoom lenses for professional cinema productions – the Flex Zoom series. The CN-E20-50MM T2.4 L F / FP and CN-E45-135MM T2.4 L F / FP offer outstanding performance and impressive quality for HDR, 4K and 8K productions. With the introduction of these…

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NBA Premieres “Playoffs on NBA Lane” Globally – The Latest Short Film Celebrating the League’s 75th Anniversary Season

Featuring six NBA All-Stars and more than 20 NBA legends, broadcasters, celebrities and notable faces from around the game, “Playoffs on NBA Lane” captures the excitement, culture and history of the NBA postseason

Film Features Six NBA All-Stars: Stephen Curry, DeMar DeRozan, Luka Dončić, Joel Embiid, Darius Garland and Ja Morant; Also Starring Anthony Anderson, Marv Albert, Charles Barkley, Ludacris, Shaquille O'Neal, Issa Rae, Breanna Stewart, Ben Stiller, Chris Webber Among More Than 20 NBA (www.NBA.com) Legends, Broadcasters, Celebrities and Notable Faces from Around the Game…

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East Africa Netflix Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Creative Equity Scholarship Fund for Africa (CESF) will financially support the next generation of storytellers in East Africa

Calling all film & TV storytellers from East Africa! Netflix (www.Netflix.com), the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, has  opened applications to the Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film and TV students in the East African region. The US$1 million scholarship fund for sub-Saharan students forms part of Netflix’s…