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Saturday, 12 September 2015

Introducing DISCOPRO: Africa's Biggest Event For Independent Producers


DISCOPRO is Africa’s premiere coproduction forum for independent content producers to pitch, learn and meet with buyers, sales agents, financiers and donors. The project is part of Africa's biggest film and television content market, DISCOP Africa.

 Launched four years ago, the 3-day event offers independent content producers the opportunity to market their ideas, broaden their knowledge, connect with potential investors, get their projects financed and rub shoulders with established production, commissioning, distribution and advertising executives seeking fresh talent and innovative ideas Made In Africa.

Backed by the Continent’s multiscreen entertainment driving forces, DISCOPRO’s next edition (4-6 November, Johannesburg) will feature a diversified, multi-purpose agenda to feature:

- Pitching competitions rewarding contestants with cash, expert
guidance, and job offers.
- A matchmaking program for projects in need of funding and international
distribution.
- An exhibition promoting local, regional and international
coproduction incentives.
- Problem-solving workshops (*) moderated by industry leaders ready to share their expertise and transfer their knowledge. 
- Topical conferences (*) where established producers and emerging talent will share strategies to create content making their marks in today’s diversified and multiscreen entertainment landscape. This will include sports content, kids content, and comedy content. 

The conference and workshop sessions will be available in both French and English. 

Click here for more details or follow @DISCOPAFRICA on twitter and facebook. 


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