African Movie Academy Awards 2011 call for entries deadline 2010 November 30

Filmmakers in Eastern Africa — Burundi, Eastern Congo (Kinshasa), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda — are invited to submit their best works made between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010 for consideration by the continental Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Deadline is November 30, 2010.Read This Story

Lola Kenya Screen trains 86 children as filmmakers; shows 1,200 Films

Since 2006, Lola Kenya Screen — East Africa’s premier audiovisual media platform for children and youth — has showcased more than 1,200 films from 71 nations, representing all six continents in various genres, formats and lengths. Lola Kenya Screen has added to eastern Africa’s creative and cultural spectrum — 31 child filmmakers, 14 journalists, 13 film judges, 7 MCs, 15 producers of television drama for children and youth, and 6 producers of documentary films for children and youth.Read This Story