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About DISCOP Johannesburg


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About DISCOP Johannesburg


NEXT EDITION | 20-22 November 2019

Online registration for non-exhibiting delegates is now open and our 'Early Bird' 50% discount offer ends on 31 August.

DISCOP Johannesburg primarily brings together content buyers, producers and distributors. The 3-day market and co-production forum specifically targets Sub-Saharan countries where English, Portuguese and Swahili are spoken as first or second language.

Early registration is recommended as all indicators point to a strong 2019 edition. Planning relevant and productive meetings is our top priority and we also need as much time as possible. 

1000+ delegates are expected to take part, representing:

  • 200+ BUYING COMPANIES | Linear television stations, cable / satellite pay-tv networks, telecoms and mobile operators, streaming platforms, airlines, major production companies.

  • 300+ INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS | Film, television and digital content production companies with finished content and works in progress.

  • 100+ GLOBAL & REGIONAL CONTENT DISTRIBUTORS | Suppliers of movies, television series, dramas, telenovelas, formats and adaptation rights, animation, children’s and educational content, documentaries, sports, news, live events, talks shows, etc.

  • 50+ PERIPHERAL COMPANIES | Advertising agencies, financiers, regulators, advisory firms, research consultancies, and governmental institutions.  

Open to all delegates, the DISCOPRO sidebar conference, development, pitching and screening program runs parallel to the 3-day market. The program is aligned with the needs of independent content producers looking for practical solutions, true opportunities and ready to connect with like-minded entertainment and media key players.

#1. Non-Exhibiting delegates are provided with personalized assistance:

  • Access to the list of confirmed delegates two months before the market;

  • Assistance in the organization of face-to-face meetings during the market;

  • Assistance in the organization of distance meetings before and after the market;

  • Access to communal tables in the 'B2B Lounge' for meeting location purposes. 

#2. Delegates registered as PRODUCERS | SELLERS have also access to these additional services:

  • Access to our database of TOP BUYING / PRODUCTION COMPANIES across the 49 countries under our watch in Sub-Saharan Africa one month after the market;

  • Access to the ‘What Buyers Want / Sub-Saharan Africa’ survey;

  • Up to five programs featured on the DISCOP CLUB interactive digital showroom for a one year-period.

#3. Delegates registered as BUYERS have also access to the following support:

  • Access to DISCOP CLUB screening privileges;

  • Access to 'personal shoppers' ready to help them reach out to right-holders.

  • Access to our database of TOP PRODUCTION COMPANIES across the 49 countries under our watch in Sub-Saharan Africa one month after each market.

The United Kingdom will be DISCOP Johannesburg 2019’s ‘Guest Country’ to honor the presence of British companies at the market.

It will also be an opportunity for U.K. and South African producers to build on an existing co-production treaty that covers both the film and television sectors.

You can send an email to info@discop.com for immediate assistance and more information about our exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities.

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Register Johannesburg


Register

Register Johannesburg


Register

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The Market


The Market

The Market


The Market

More than 10,000+ programs will be offered at the market by global and regional distributors, and independent producers.

The market will take place inside a 3,500 M2 exhibiting hall featuring single exhibits ranging from:

  • Furnished 9 M2 stand with AV set | US$8,000 + 1 Market Badge

  • Furnished 9 M2 stand without AV set | US$7,500 + 1 Market Badge

  • Raw 9 M2 stand | US$6,000 + 1 Market Badge

  • Viewing Box with TV | US$4,000 + 1 Market Badge

  • Viewing Box without TV | US$3,500 + 1 Market Badge

  • Meeting Table | US$1,500 + 1 Market Badge

  • Meeting Pod in a National Pavilion | $1,250 + 2 Market Badges

  • Additional Sellers Market Badge | $650

For more information send an email to info@discop.com

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MEETINGS ON DEMAND


Meetings On Demand

MEETINGS ON DEMAND


Meetings On Demand

PLANNING MEETINGS IS OUR PRIORITY

We make it a priority to deliver as many relevant meetings as possible in the context of each one of our markets. Personal shoppers are on standby to help buyers explore the content offered by DISCOP vendors and featured on the DISCOP CLUB interactive digital showroom. They are also ready to assist buyers in the planning of their meetings with right holders before, during and after each market.

All delegates (except Visitors) have access to online meeting organization services. two months before each market. Content distributors and producers can then also request our assistance to help them identify potential prospects and new buyers.

During the market, our staff is available at all times, to set-up and reschedule last-minute meetings. After the market, our staff will also be available to help our delegates reach out to 'No Shows'.

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Plan Your Trip Johannesburg


Plan Your Trip

Johannesburg

Plan Your Trip Johannesburg


Plan Your Trip

Johannesburg

VISA Johannesburg


VISA Johannesburg


Visa

A valid passport at least 6 months prior to its expiration date, sufficient funds, a return or onward ticket, and at least two blank pages in your passport are required for all visitors to South Africa. Yellow fever certificates are required if the journey starts or entails passing through the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America.

a)        List of Countries that do not require prior visa to South Africa

**SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE** Please consult the website for updated information. The citizen who is a holder of a national passport  of the following countries,  territories, and/or international organizations is not required to hold a visa in respect  of purposes for which a visitor’s permit may be issued for an intended stay of 90  days or less and when in transit:

•   Luxemburg

•  Malta

•   Monaco

•   Namibia

•   Netherlands

•  New Zealand

•  Norway

•   Panama

•   Paraguay

•   Portugal

•  San Marino

•   Singapore

•   Spain

•  St Vincent & Grenadines

•   Sweden

•   Switzerland

•  Tanzania (90 days per year)

•  Trinidad & Tobago

•  United Kingdom

•  United States

•   Uruguay

•  Venezuela

•  Zambia (90 days per year)

•   Zimbabwe

 

•  African Union Laissez Passer

•   Andorra

•   Argentina

•  Australia

•  Austria

•   Belgium

•   Botswana

•  Brazil

•   Canada

•  Chile

•  Czech Republic

•   Denmark

•   Ecuador

•   Finland

•   France

•   Germany

•   Greece

•   Iceland

•   Ireland

•   Israel

•  Italy

•   Jamaica

•  Japan

•   Liechtenstein

 

 

The citizen who is a holder of a national passport  of the following countries,  territories, and/or international organizations is not required to hold a visa in respect  of purposes for which a visitor’s permit may be issued for an intended stay of 30  days or less and when in transit:

•   Macau

•  Malaysia

•  Malawi

•  Maldives

•   Mauritius

•   Mozambique

•  Peru

•   Poland

•   Seychelles

•  Slovak Republic

•  South Korea

•   Swaziland

•   Thailand

•  Turkey

•  Antigua and Barbuda

•   Bahamas

•   Barbados

•  Belize

•   Benin

•  Bolivia

•  Cape Verde

•  Costa Rica

•   Cyprus

•   Gabon

•   Guyana

•  Hong Kong

•   Hungary

•   Jordan

•   Lesotho

 

b)        Must I request a visa in advance at the Consulate or Embassy of South Africa?

If your country or territory is not listed above, you will need to request a Visa at your local South African Consulate or Embassy.

To request an invitation letter necessary to apply for a Visitor visa, please email Marc Berry at marcberry@basiclead.com with your information and a copy of your passport.

Fly to Johannesburg


Fly to Johannesburg


Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on www.lh.com/event-flight-booking and enter the access code USZQMPH in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

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