Category Archives: Events

Netflix & UNESCO launched short film competition across Sub-Saharan Africa

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch short film competition African Folktales, Reimagined across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and given a $75 000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on the streaming service in Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African folktales”. The competition [...]

Paramount Hotel Dubai unveils filmmaking competition ‘We Create Drama’

Paramount Hotel Dubai has launched the filmmaking competition called We Create Drama, where aspiring participants have to submit a 3-10-minute script of any genre, with a crew, cast and equipment list. The best 15 scripts will get a chance to shoot at the Paramount Hotel Dubai. Applicants must be available to shoot in Dubai in [...]

Majid Al Futtaim named as Warner Bros Pictures’ distributor partner for the Middle East

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas (MAF LEC) was announced as Warner Bros. Pictures’ new distribution partner for the Middle East, starting with the screening of The Suicide Squad released on August 5. The Emirati holding company operates 615 screens across eight markets in the Middle East while also operating a sizeable regional film [...]

GINX Esports TV opted Zixi platform to broadcast live esports coverage

GINX Esports TV, a leading international Esports channel, has adopted the Zixi Platform, industry leader in live broadcast-quality video for dependable, secure broadcast-quality delivery over IP for its global live Esports coverage. GINX Esports TV who is a market leader UK, France, South Africa and Canada produce and record at their studio in central London [...]

The new face of BET in Africa is Nomalanga Shozi

The 23 year old TV personality and Rhythm City actress Nomalanga Shozi has been announced as the new face of BET in Africa where she will also be the host of a new show titled BET Breaks.  Disbelief, shock I was emotional and cried like a baby and I am grateful to Viacom International [...]

Closing the NexTV CEO Africa 2018 chapter with grandeur and gratitude

On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May, took place the third edition of NexTV CEO Africa 2018 organised by Dataxis. The event brought together key players within the African TV and Digital entertainment industry together for 3 days of dynamic conferencing and intense networking. NexTV CEO Africa is not the usual conference, Dataxis took [...]

Dataxis brings Brands, Media Agencies, Publishers and AdTech companies together for Future Ad Africa

Dataxis proudly brings Future:Ad Africa to Johannesburg on March 14th and 15th 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre for 2 days of dynamic conferencing. The various topics will explore the impact of technology in the TV and Digital Media advertising landscape. We are fostering the best possible environment where Marketing professionals from brands, agencies, publishers [...]