7 steps to take your idea for a TV show from pitch to production
There has never been a better time to tell African stories made for TV. Homegrown platforms like Multichoice are expanding their local content and looking for fresh African stories.
5 things you can do to produce Oscar award winning documentaries
African stories and storytellers are making their mark in the world of film and taking their careers to dazzling heights in the process. Writer, producer and director Pippa Elrich joined the Africa No Filter Academy for a fire-side chat about her career and Oscar award winning documentary, My Octopus Teacher.
Pop culture is the biggest influencer of African youth, according to new report
2 February - Johannesburg, South Africa: Pop culture is the biggest influencer of African youth, according to the Who is Influencing Who? Unpacking Youth and Influence in Africa report.
10 new African artists to watch in 2023
18 January, Accra - Ghana: After a year-long program under Africa No Filter (ANF) where they were given space, funds and support to hone their talent, the second cohort of ANF emerging artists are ready to take on the art world.
Do These 5 Things to Protect Your Copyright And Keep Earning From Your Art
Africa’s creative industry is currently valued at over $40 billion and generates over $5 billion in annual revenue - which shows there is a lot of money to be made. Legal expert Georgette Monnou joined the ANF Academy to talk about copyrights and licensing for creatives and what you can do to keep earning from your art long after it has been produced.
Global funders renew commitment to shift negative stereotypes about Africa
28 November, Johannesburg: Five Global funders have renewed their commitment to support the narrative change organization Africa No Filter for another two years. The donor collaborative, which was started in 2020, has been advocating for better representation of Africa in the media and arts and culture space since its inception.
New report on innovation in Africa finds youth believe the next Mark Zuckerberg could come from the continent
15 November, Lagos: Africa’s youth prefer using local innovations and believe that the next tech billionaire could come from the continent, according to the recently launched Africa – innovator or imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities report by Africa No Filter.
Africa No Filter launches second competition for emerging visual artists
It’s time for the second annual ANF art competition that gives 5 emerging visual artists the opportunity to get their work featured on our coveted notebooks.
Meet 10 African writers and visual artists chosen to help celebrate 20 years of the African Union
8 November, Dakar, Senegal: The 10 African writers and visual artists who will contribute their creative ideas to the African Union’s 20-year celebrations were announced today as part of the AU20 campaign.