Marketplace Briefing - Africa Has Great Value

Part 1 - What Buyers Want

The first part of this briefing will bring together seasoned content buyers and sellers who will discuss recent programming trends based on their most recent transactions in the key markets of South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ivory Coast.

Marketplace Briefing - Africa Has Great Value

Part 2 - The Value of Africa’s Animation Sector

As talent and technologies drive opportunities for growth in Africa’s animation industry, the second part of this briefing will share critical information and insight on what’s ahead of this booming sector and its value for international co-productions.

Panel Discussion - Exporting African Content to the World

While there may be a perceived increase in interest in African content outside of the continent, the demand is still low. This session will examine what can be done to raise the awareness of local productions with cross-border potential, and generate interest from international content distribution platforms servicing not only African diasporas – but also fast-growing multicultural audiences around the world.

Pitching Showcase - TV Series

Four TV series projects that can be entirely or partially produced in South Africa will be presented to an audience of international programmers, commissioning, acquisition, sales and production executives seeking original content with global appeal.

Panel Discussion-The Content Monetization Challenge

This session will examine how financially vulnerable producers can monetize their content using new solutions. Mobile, telecom, satellite and other experts will share the stage to explain why they are no longer taking baby steps towards what could be their next big revenue driver – helping producers monetizing content.

Panel Discussion-Stop Fake News

The topic of fake news is as old as the news industry itself—conspiracy theories, hoaxes, propaganda, and satire have long been in existence. This session will gather news content producers and broadcasters to discuss and determine the kinds of misinformation that exist.


Pitching Showcase-Documentaries

Four Documentary projects that can be entirely or partially produced in South Africa will be presented to an audience of international programmers, commissioning, acquisition, sales and production executives seeking original content with global appeal.

Pitching Showcase-Formats

Four Format projects that can be entirely or partially produced in South Africa will be presented to an audience of international programmers, commissioning, acquisition, sales and production executives seeking original content with global appeal.

Panel Discussion-Empowering women in the television industry

Leading entertainment and media executives will provide insight into how they have earned their success, the challenges they face and the innovative process, actionable tactics and strategies they implement into their own working lives.

Panel Discussion-The United World of Animation

This session will bring together globe-trotting animation experts to discuss emerging coproduction partnerships centered on Sub-Saharan Africa. They will use their own experience and countries as case studies (U.K., Germany, France, Turkey, India and Canada) to paint a vivid picture of these nascent opportunities.

Panel Discussion-How to bring multiplayer video game competitions to the screen

With Africa ready to stage some of the world’s most popular multiplayer video game competitions, this session will bring together video game event curators, broadcasters, ad marketers as they look at ways to bring the e-Sports experience to mainstream television audiences

Pitching Showcase - Animation

Four Animation projects that can be entirely or partially produced in South Africa will be presented to an audience of international programmers, commissioning, acquisition, sales and production executives seeking original content with global appeal.

Panel Discussion - Why dubbed content is important

Dubbed content has become a big deal today. Multiscreen audiences can see plenty of foreign and other language movies, serials, documentaries, reality and game shows, etc. that are now available with dubbed versions. This session will look at the importance of dubbed content in the present day and at ways to cost effectively localize programs aimed at multicultural audiences.

Animation du monde Pan African Pitching Competition

Dubbed content has become a big deal today. Multiscreen audiences can see plenty of foreign and other language movies, serials, documentaries, reality and game shows, etc. that are now available with dubbed versions. This session will look at the importance of dubbed content in the present day and at ways to cost effectively localize programs aimed at multicultural audiences.