ANF Academy

Africa No Filter presents our series of webinars that invite experts, funders and the ANF Community to unpack insights from our research and reports, and to engage in robust narrative-related conversations aimed at answering this question: how can Africans take back the pen to shift the current narrative about the continent?

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Get your book published with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

Do you have a story waiting to be told as a book? Join the Africa No Filter Presents: Get Your Book Published with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf fireside chat. You will get a publisher’s view on the book industry, as well as tools and resources you can use to navigate the publishing industry.

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Master of the art of compelling scriptwriting

What does it take to write a script so compelling that your film or show gains critical acclaim and international recognition? Join Africa No Filter Academy Presents: Becoming a Screenwriter with William Wheeler to find out.

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Master the business of filmmaking with an award-winning casting director and producer

What does it take to create a compelling film that resonates with audiences and peers in the film industry? Africa No Filter Academy Presents: The Business of Filmmaking is a deep dive into the world of movies, from crafting a powerful narrative to casting, production and networking.

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Find out how you can take your visual art to global platforms and audiences

What does it take to create global audiences and platforms for your visual art? Join the ANF Academy Presents: Creating Global Audiences For Your Visual Art with Sotheby's to find out how you can turn your storytelling, talent, and vision into a global career.

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Learn the art of writing a compelling grant proposal

Funding goes a long way in turning ideas into compelling stories, yet for many storytellers, writing a winning grant proposal can be challenging. Join the Africa No Filter Presents: Grant Writing for Storytellers and Artists masterclass and find out what it takes to write a convincing grant application.

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Master TikTok for storytellers with Marie Mbullu

TikTok has become an influential platform that’s no longer just about funny videos. It has given ordinary people a voice for their causes, launched careers for its top creators and even recognized by media leaders and publishers as a key platform for reaching Gen Z audiences. Join the Africa No Filter Academy Presents: Master TikTok with Marie Mbullu masterclass to find out how to turn your TikTok page into a media brand.

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Take your concept for a TV show from idea to production

What does it take to turn an idea into a TV show? Join Africa No Filter Academy Presents: From pitch to TV Show with Multichoice to find out how to take your storytelling to the small screen.

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Produce an Oscar award-winning documentary with Pippa Ehrlich

What does it take to create a documentary so compelling that it makes waves around the world? Join Africa No Filter Academy Presents: Produce an Oscar Award-Winning Documentary with Pippa Ehrlich, the director of Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher, to find out how you can be the next big thing in film.

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ANF Academy Presents: Licensing and Copyrights for Creatives

Why are Copyrights and licensing important for creatives and how can you protect your intellectual property so that you keep earning from your art long after it has been produced? Join Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law, and Debt Finance expert, Georgette Monnou, to find out.

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ANF Academy Presents: How to Monetize your Digital Platforms

Digital media has turned anyone with a compelling story or experience into a potential media founder. Uche Pedro, the founder of BellaNaija, turned what started as a celebrity blog into a media powerhouse. Learn from her experience at Africa No Filter Academy Presents: How to Monetize your Digital Platforms.

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ANF Academy Presents: Get Your Book Published

So you think you have a book in you? One that offers a compelling story that the world will benefit from reading.

Then this webinar is for you.

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ANF Academy Presents: Going Global – Connecting Film & Documentary Producers to Global Markets

It’s an excellent season for African documentary and TV - Netflix is in town, and they are not the only massive global platform that knows Africa is the hottest story right now. Audiences want content that’s fresh and innovative. Qualities Africa has in abundance.

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ANF Academy Presents: Grant Writing for Creatives

Funding goes a long way in turning ideas into creative projects, yet accessing it is one of the biggest challenges faced by storytellers. In the Grant Writing for Creatives masterclass, funders share insider tips and tools to help you look for funding and a write pitch-perfect proposal.

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ANF Academy Presents: Ecosystem Building Workshop on Budgeting & Financial Management

Join our webinar on 17 August 2pm CAT/8am ET/12pm GMT as we chat about practical skills creatives need to know for budgeting and managing their grants projects.

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ANF Academy Presents: Boost with Facebook 

The workshops will equip storytellers, content creators and creatives with skills to build and grow their brands and businesses. 

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