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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 […]

Call for Applications: Mubi Screencraft Funding

Every 6 months, up to two filmmakers will be awarded this production grant of up to $30,000 in production funds. We announce the winner(s) 6 weeks after each final deadline. We are accepting applications from around the world (in English). Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film that’s already in production, we want to consider it for our grant […]

Rwandan/Ugandan vocalist and songwriter set for Nairobi Concert!

Dear friends and colleagues, I’m pleased to invite you to SOMI “Live in Concert” on Thursday, February 8th at Tribe Hotel for an intimate jazz music night underneath the stars. Somi is a New York-based Rwandan-Ugandan vocalist and songwriter who recently won the NAACP Award for “best Jazz Album 2017” for her sophomore album “Petite […]

Are you planning to film in Rwanda?

Rwandafilm.org facilitates international filmmakers with information and facilitation for their projects. We have a wealth of experience working in different film projects. We can help you source for professional crews and high end film equipment. Do not hesitate to contact us for your next film project in Rwanda Welcome to the country of a thousand […]

Middle East Now hosts film competition [MENA]

Deadline: February 09, 2018 Documentary filmmakers across the Arab world are invited to participate in this festival. Middle East Now is looking for talented film directors to present the real face of the Middle East through their films. The festival will take place April 10 to 15 in Florence, Italy. The competition is accepting feature films, documentaries, short films […]

Jazz festival organizes journalism workshop [South Africa]

Deadline: February 15, 2018 Journalists and journalism students are invited to an annual arts journalism workshop in Cape Town. The Cape Town International Jazz Festival presents a training program for journalists and photojournalists. The program will take place March 17 to 24. The workshop consists of two parallel courses: arts journalism and photojournalism. Participants will receive guidance from experienced arts journalists and develop […]

International festival on cultural diversity open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers from around the world can submit works to this international festival in Yerevan, Armenia. The Yerevan International Film Festival Golden Apricot, organized with support from Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is scheduled for July 8 to 15. The festival theme is “Crossroads of cultures and civilizations.” The festival seeks films representing diverse ethnic groups, religions and nations. The […]

The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest

The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old. It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists and for allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage. In 2017, around 5000 entries by young photojournalists from 76 countries […]

Call for Applications: Future News Worldwide Journalism Competition

**Applications close at 23:59 (GMT) on 28 February 2018** Eligibility If you’re a student who’s passionate about journalism then we want to hear from you! Whether you’re a writer, blogger, vlogger, photographer, radio journalist or work in any other kind of media you can apply for a place at Future News Worldwide 2018 as long […]

Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2018

About Olympus Global Open Photo Contest Olympus has been recognized as a pioneer innovator focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling. The annual Olympus Global Open Photo Contest was launched in 2015 to recognize the works of diverse professional and amateur photographers. Winners Gallery Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 – Call […]

Call for Applications: Artist Residency in Paris

CITE INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS OPEN CALL FOR ARTIST RESIDENCY IN PARIS   Deadline: March, 1st, 2018 APPLY NOW Founded in 1965, Cité internationale des arts welcomes every year more than 1,200 artists from 90 countries in 326 studios in the heart of Paris. Artists from all disciplines but also curators are hosted for residencies that […]

Meet Nzinza Eric, an ambitious young Rwandan filmmaker

Nyunga Nzinza Eric, was born on 9th august 1989, in Rwanda. The second born in a family of four siblings, he has been working hard since his early age. As a little boy, Eric’s passion about filmmaking was very evident. Many a time, he would be reminded to break from watching films and take meals. […]

Kalasha International TV & Film Market set for March 2018 in Nairobi

Welcome to the second edition of Kalasha International TV & Film Market. Kalasha International is an initiative from Kenya Film Commission in partnership with the French Embassy in Kenya, in the fast growing East African region. KALASHA INTERNATIONAL TV AND FILM MARKET D i s c o v e r / C o n n […]

ScreenCraft Film Fund – $30,000 Available!

  The Spring 2018 ScreenCraft Film Fund is now open for applications! This cycle we’ve partnered with MUBI – which means all applicants will receive a free month subscription to their excellent streaming cinema service. And the top 10 finalists will receive a free year subscription! Early deadline is February 1st. Up to $30,000 in production […]

RadioBook Rwanda call for submissions (Fiction and Photography) extended

Deadline extended to 25 January 2018 for writers and artists to submit material for RadioBook Rwanda. We are looking for submissions of fiction and nonfiction by Rwandan writers and artwork by Rwandan and Kenyan artists for a new imprint created out of a collaboration between Huza Press (RW), No Bindings (UK) and Kwani Trust (KE). […]

Calls for Applications: News Video Workshop

The News Video Workshop builds the fundamental skills you need to tell strong, clear, and compelling video news stories. A week of intense learning and powerful critiques will change how you approach, gather, edit, write and present your work. (Photo By Joe Mahoney) WORKSHOPS | 3.18.18 to 3.23.18 News Video Workshop If you give us […]

Scholarship Opportunity in Filmmaking

BACKGROUND KIGALI FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL is a WDA accredited school that train In filmmaking and television production, music audio and graphics. It has also a highly specialized studio in film-TV-video-audio and graphics Which produce professional productions in pre-specified areas. PROJECT DESCRIPTION In its program of youth promotion, film industry promotion and development KFTV school […]

Call for New Writing & Art: Huza Press (RW) in collaboration with Kwani Trust (KE) No Bindings (UK)

Announcements @ Kwani? info@kwani.org   Call for New Writing & Art: Huza Press (RW) in collaboration with Kwani Trust (KE) No Bindings (UK) GUIDELINES Word length: 1000-4000 words Open to all Rwandans residing in or outside Rwanda Written submissions should be in English, French or Kinyarwanda Each writer may submit up to a maximum of […]

Call for film Submission: Festival Cinema Africano Asia America Latina

OPEN CALL 2018 >> ENTRY NOW! DEADLINE 21/12/17   [FR] C’est maintenant ouvert l’appel à candidature pour la 28ème édition du Festival du Cinéma Africain, d’Asie et d’Amérique Latine (du 18 au 25 Mars 2018, Milan)Vous pouvez inscrire votre film jusq’au le 21 decembre 2017 pour participer à la prochaine édition du Festival.En suivant ce lien vous pouvez inscrire votre film en ligne et en […]