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Leadership Essay Competition 2018 now open

African citizens ages 18 to 25 are invited to enter this contest. The UONGOZI Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development is accepting entries for its annual Leadership Essay Competition. This year, contestants must write about their perspective on leadership as it relates to development and transformation in Africa, answering the question: “If you were an African leader […]

Contest seeks photos of human rights issues, anti-corruption efforts [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers who cover human rights issues or anti-corruption efforts can apply for this prize. The Allard Prize Photography Competition recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize. Entries should focus on themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. […]

Travel grant available for water, development conference [Worldwide]

SIWI Journalist Grant SIWI Journalist Grant 2018 – now open for applications! Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water meeting, […]

Climate Change Media Partnership 2018 Reporting Fellowships (Expanded)

Climate Change Media Partnership 2018 Reporting Fellowships (Expanded) Facebook Tweet Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Email Apply to report from both the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco and the UN Climate Negotiations in Katowice, Poland **APPLICATION UPDATE: Due to ongoing technical issues with our registration form, we have moved our application to an external […]

Call for Projects – Venice Gap-Financing Market 2018

Venice Gap-Financing Market – Submission Deadline May 1, 2018 VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGEVenice Gap – Financing Market CALL FOR PROJECTS Dear Filmmakers The Venice Production Bridge has launched the Call for Projects for the fifth edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market, which will take place from August 31 to September 2, 2018, during the 75. Venice International Film Festival(August 29 – September 8, 2018). SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT BY […]

Job Vacancy: Producer – Ni Nyampinga

    Girl Effect Rwanda Girl Effect Rwanda’s mission is to enable all of Rwanda’s one million adolescent girls (aged 10-19) to fulfil their potential. We work across four areas: partnering with leaders to deliver for girls; developing innovations in girl programming; working through our brand platform Ni Nyampinga to inspire and enable girls; and generating girl-led insights […]

Call for Applications: Masterclass 2018 Serial Writing

EFB(Europaiisches filmzentrum babelsberg) and Kwetu Film Institute organizes Masterclass 2018 Serial Writing. “A unique challenge for enthusiastic, advanced AUTHORS, SCRIPT WRITERS for TV, Web-TV, Film” The workshop programme The first week the workshop will deal with key elements of serial storytelling in practical lectures, screenings and workshops. Each participant shall provide one serial idea, which […]

Opportunity: Field Photographer / Filmmaker

We are looking for a talented photographer and/or videographer to capture our award-winning international challenges: the Sierra Leone Marathon and the West Afrcia Cycle Challenge. On 27th May 2018, Street Child will be hosting the seventh annual Sierra Leone Marathon. The week after this, will be our third West Africa Cycle Challenge, when cyclists ride […]

Rwandan filmmaker selected for Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme 2018

The management of Rwandafilm.org would like to congratulate Mr. Emmanuel Nturanyenabo (one of our members), the MD of Teebah Film Village Ltd for having been announced among Africa’s leading young entrepreneurs who will participate in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme as a natural storyteller who found his life-purpose and passion […]

Call for entries: Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop

Overview In June 2018, the American Film Showcase (AFS) will host 5-7 teams of emerging documentary producers and their filmmaker partners (10-14 participants total) from African countries (participants must be proficient English-speakers) for a six-day workshop focused on documentary film producing. Produced in collaboration with U.S. Consulate in Cape Town and the Encounters Documentary Festival […]

Opportunity: Master Classes for Advanced Filmmakers at Kwetu

Are you passionate in acquiring advanced skills in filmmaking? You might be the person we are looking for our film club. Kwetu film Institute in collaboration with Rwandafilm.org will be conducting master classes in filmmaking. The workshop will take place at the Institute located within Estate 2020 Gaculiro.  Our objective is to impart advanced skills […]

The Unwritten rules of the film set

I recently had the pleasure of attending the auditions for a local TV Series, ‘Higher Learning’ and had the good fortune of landing a role in the series. Shooting begins in the next four days and in light of this, all the cast had to attend a meeting to introduce the new members of the […]

‘A Fantastic Woman’ wins best foreign language film at Academy Awards

‘A FANTASTIC WOMAN’, SCREENPLAY WRITTEN BY GRADUATE, WINS BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM AT ACADEMY AWARDS Last night 5pm PST the 90th Academy Awards began at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Gonzalo Maza, an MA Screenwriting alumnus of London Film School, was in attendance for ‘Una Mujer Fantástica’s nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. The film, […]

First Call for Proposals: Next Generation Programme (for Artists)

Presenting First Call for Proposals  Next Generation Programme Open Call Next Generation 2018  Mash P is a musician and © WAYout member The Next Generation Programme In our last newsletter (December 2017) we already announced the new programme The Next Generation.   In this newsletter, only dedicated to The Next Generation, we want to share more […]

The 16th InterAction Photo Contest for Young Africans

Each year, the InterAction Photo Contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. We encourage you to submit your most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though entries are not limited to those […]