Discop Africa on Wednesday launched Digital Lab Africa, a call for projects and a platform for African talents in multimedia. The event was organised by the French Institute of South Africa, in partnership with Discop Africa and Trace.
This year’s launch took place at the Sofitel Ivoire Hotel in the Ivory Coast Capital, Abidjan.
The Digital Lab Africa is to provide a springboard for African talents in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French leading companies.
The expected outcome of Digital Lab Africa is market ready content productions showcasing African creativity and French know-how at their best.
Digital Lab Africa is initiated by the French Embassy and the French Institute in South Africa as part of their on-going industry support and action plan in the media and creative industries.
Discop Africa is the most important feature films, TV programmes adaptation rights and packaged TV channels market and co-production forum dedicated to Africa’s fast growing multi-screen and multi-platform marketplace.
A total of 3000 people representing 2000 companies from 90 countries are taking part in the event to connect and stay informed and do business across the world’s fastest growing region.
The event delivers meetings and exposure while visitors benefit from the assistance of multilingual meetings. The meetings ensure visibility-enhancement services including high impact advertising and co-branding opportunities.
At the event, international sellers representing global and regional veteran and fast-rising distributors and producers of pop-culture, multi-platform, multi-screen; television content including films, series, reality and competition shows, sports and children’s content and documentaries are presented.