Realness Institute And Netflix Extend Episodic Lab Entry Deadline And Launch New Development Executive Traineeship

Realness Institute’s newest program, Episodic Lab, created in partnership with Netflix, has received an overwhelmingly positive response from members of the industry online and offline. The deadline has thus been extended. submissions. Online submissions will now close upon receiving 150 additional applications or on the 8 February 2021, whichever comes first.  The Episodic Lab offers African… Continue reading Realness Institute And Netflix Extend Episodic Lab Entry Deadline And Launch New Development Executive Traineeship

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Future of Sports And Entertainment In An Economically United Africa

It is still too early to gauge how the AfCFTA will affect the sports and entertainment industry, since the agreement is still in its early stages of implementation January 1st, 2021 marked the start of trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. In ratifying the agreement, 34 African countries have created the… Continue reading The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Future of Sports And Entertainment In An Economically United Africa

Fernando Garcia Named Academy Executive Vice President, Member Relations And Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Fernando Garcia as its Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards. Garcia will lead engagement and outreach initiatives for the organization’s worldwide membership of over 10,000 artists, filmmakers and executives, and oversee Academy Awards® processes for submissions, nominations, voting and balloting. Garcia will also work… Continue reading Fernando Garcia Named Academy Executive Vice President, Member Relations And Awards

SAG-AFTRA National Board Orders Disciplinary Hearing For Donald Trump

In a special session today, SAG-AFTRA’s National Board voted overwhelmingly to find probable cause of a violation of SAG-AFTRA’s Constitution by member Donald J. Trump, and ordered the matter to be heard by SAG-AFTRA’s Disciplinary Committee as required by the SAG-AFTRA Constitution. If found guilty by the committee, possible penalties include reprimand, censure, fines, suspension… Continue reading SAG-AFTRA National Board Orders Disciplinary Hearing For Donald Trump

Call For Proposals: DW Akademie Film Development Fund Ethiopia

Starting January 18, 2021, filmmakers from Ethiopia are invited to apply for film development funding and training offered by DW Akademie. Are you a filmmaker in Ethiopia? Have you already made at least one film? Do you have a concept or script for your next feature film, documentary or short film? If you answered “yes”… Continue reading Call For Proposals: DW Akademie Film Development Fund Ethiopia