Digital Lab Africa 2016 for African Talents in Multimedia (12,000 € cash Prize & Residency in France)

Application Deadline: 31 August 2016.

DIGITAL LAB AFRICA: A SPRINGBOARD FOR AFRICAN TALENT IN MULTIMEDIA

The objective of Digital Lab Africa is to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French leading companies (studios, producers, broadcasters, distributors) such as ARTE (web creation), Okio-Studio (virtual reality), CCCP (video game), and 1D Touch/Believe Digital (digital music).

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. The Digital Lab Africa is organised in partnership with DISCOP AFRICA and TRACE, together with a range of French and local partners.

Requirements

  • Digital Lab Africa call for projects is open to any professional or individual in multimedia creation: artists, producers, start-up, SMEs, collectives, students or entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The applicants have to be based in this region or being nationals of one of the Sub-Saharan African countries, provided the project development is mostly implemented locally.
  • The Digital Lab Africa call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, startups, students in the media and creative industries.
  • It is open to any professional or individual having an innovative project in 4 categories of multimedia production: web creation/transmedia, virtual reality, video game (serious game) and digital music.

Benefits:

Digital Lab Africa Incubation Ticket

  • From 2 to 4 November, selected applicants will take part in a pitch competition at DISCOP AFRICA Johannesburg.
  • The 4 winning projects (1 per category) will get the chance to win a 3,000 € cash prize and a Digital Lab Africa incubation ticket to support the project development during 3 to 6 months in 2017.
  • The DLA project incubation will include mentorship and project development support by French reference partners for each category.
  • Additionally, the incubation ticket will comprise residence time in France within digital cluster and participation in benchmark multimedia events.
  • The expected outcome of Digital Lab Africa is market ready content/productions showcasing African creativity and French know-how at their best.

Submit Your Project Now for the 2016 Digital Lab Africa Call for Projects

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016 Digital Lab Africa

2 COMMENTS

  1. Wa are faru arts and sports development organization (FASDO) dealing with discovery, enhance and promote talents among youth in arts and sports,
    now we have a group of youths and children in filming training for the aim of helping them to kick off the poverty.
    how can you help our organization?

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