Digital Lab Africa Cocktail & Virtual Reality Showcase

Come share a drink with Digital Lab Africa network and experience Virtual Reality films from the 1st South African 48h VR Jam!



  • Arnault Labaronne, VR Film Jam artistic director, Wonda VR
  • Kenneth Kaplan, VR Jam script doctor, producer/director, Bioskope Pictures
  • Erika Denis, Regional Head of Media, Film & Music, French Embassy

More about the 48h VR Film Jam

From 24 to 27 October, 12 creative profesionals & students will get the chance to learn how to write, shoot and edit a VR cinematographic experience in less than 48h! The VR Jam is curated by Digital Lab Africa and French VR studio Wonda VR in partnership with Maxum Digital and Tshimologong Precinct. The final projects will be showcased on October, 27th at DISCOP (Social Lounge & DLA Stand)

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DISCORE Launch Press Conference

DISCORE (Music in TV & FILM) Launch Press Conference

DISCOP is excited to announce a new knowledge-transfer and matchmaking programme, dubbed DISCORE which will bring the world of music production closer to the African editions of the DISCOP Film, Television, Digital Content Markets. With the inaugural event to kick off at Côte d’Ivoire during the next Abidjan edition of DISCOP (29 to 31 May 2018), DISCORE will be co-organised with Nairobi-based PHAT! Music & Entertainment – a celebrated authority on African music since 1999, under its social enterprise arm, ONGEA! Africa. DISCORE will specifically target African-based creative, production, and technical experts from within the expanding Pan-African music industry.

The US Department of Commerce will also take the stage during this conference to share more information around “Hollywood Meets Africa: Opportunities and Expectations” 

From 2018, all DISCOP African markets will include a full-day DISCORE programme that will provide participants with valuable, actionable information and tools, along with unparalleled access to networking and meetings. In order to ensure a continued momentum, and to bridge strategic Regions of Africa, DISCORE will take place three times in 2018 and four times a year at the four African DISCOP markets from 2019: Nigeria (March), Abidjan (May), Zanzibar (July), and South Africa (October)

  • Patrick Zuchowicki, General Manager, DISCOP Markets
  • Mike Strano, Founding Director, ONGEA! Africa
  • Andrea Da Silva, Global Team Leader, Media & Entertainment at US Department of Commerce