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The DEENTAL Series Call for applications

The DEENTAL Series Workshop for writers and producers from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries is back for a second edition.  The DEENTAL Series Workshop is a professional workshop for writers and producers from African, Caribbean and Pacific countries launched jointly by the Series Mania and Fespaco festivals and the DEENTAL-ACP program, implemented by the CNC with the financial collaboration of the European Union and the support of the ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) States organization. This year again, 4 projects carried by duos composed of a writer and a producer will be selected to take part in an intensive workshop week in Lille, from 18 to 24 March 2022, in parallel with the Series Mania international festival. Website: https://seriesmania.com/forum/en/deental-series-workshop-2022/

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The call for entries for La Fabrique Cinéma 2022 is online!

La Fabrique Cinéma has been created by the Institut français, in partnership with France Médias Monde, the SACEM (French society of authors, composers and publishers of music) and the International Organisation of La Francophonie to support new talented filmmakers from Southern and emerging countries. This programme has been developed in close association with the Festival de Cannes and the Marché du Film. Ten projects in development (1st or 2nd feature film) are selected and invited to Cannes. The aim is to create concrete opportunities for these projects by providing access to different activities and personalized support through one-to-one and group meetings with key players in the film industry. An international call for entries limited to 100 projects is launched every year. The applications are evaluated by a selection committee made up…

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The Writers Campus launches its fifth call for applications!

This immersive week-long workshop will gather 20 upcoming writers who have had at least one professional experience on a broadcast TV/digital series, short or feature film broadcast. From 18-21 March 2022, the participants will have the opportunity to take part in workshops and masterclasses at the Creative Bazaar, in the presence of experienced professionals who will serve and support them as mentors in the development of their projects. As part of the Series Mania Forum on 22-24 March 2022, they will be able to pitch their projects in front of international industry professionals. Application deadline: 20 December 2021 Detailed info: https://seriesmaina.com/forum/en/writers-campus-2022/ Send your enquiries to ines.huet@seriesmania.com

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Animation Jam

The French Institute of South Africa has partnered with Tshimologong Precinct to invite Aspiring animators to apply for this year’s 48hour Novembre Numerique Animation Jam Challenge. Creatives of various skills and background can apply for this challenge to be coached by industry experts to create a short film of their own! Apply with your team now or come as you are before the 16th of November Date: 19 – 21 November 2021 Email to novembre.numerique@frenchinstitute.org.za  

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Novembre Numérique Game Jam

We're excited to announce the second NN Game Jam as part of the Novembre Numérique 2021 program! This Jam will take place virtually on 5 – 7 November 2021, and aims to bring together a large and inclusive network of creators, authors, journalists, directors, game designers and developers to work as a team and share their skills. Registrations are open now if you wish to be part of one of the teams that will be selected to create video games under the mentorship and guidance of South African and French games industry experts. Students, professionals, and freelancers from the creative industries are highly encouraged to apply for this fun opportunity to learn new skills and network with each other. Deadline: 24th October 2021 Register: https://forms.gle/Kii92373d2ACNRoG8

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Call for Poetry Submissions

History and Imagined Reality – Poetry from South Africa Call for Submissions The French Institute of South Africa is very happy to partner with the publishing house impepho press and Poetry Africa Festival, to organise a call for poetry submissions, with the support of Total South Africa. Young poets from South Africa are invited to submit poems under the theme 'Archiving of Imaginary Stories'. Poems will be selected by a jury of experts from the poetry scene, including Tshefhiwa Mukwevho, Nakanjani Sibiya, Toni Stuart and Makhosazana Xaba. The selected poems will be part of a poetry collection published by the French Institute and impepho press Publishing House. It's a unique opportunity for young poets to promote their work and gain visibility by having their poems showcased in a poetry anthology. Selected…

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True Fashion, Try on Green

Within the framework of the Franco-German Cultural Fund, the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and the Goethe Institut are joining forces on a project combining fashion and sustainable development. "True fashion, try on green" is a mentoring programme for young designers in South Africa, which aims at rethinking tomorrow's fashion in the context of the challenges raised by fast fashion, as well as the impact of the textile industry on the climate. Young designers residing in South Africa are invited to apply for this mentorship programme, during which they will be designing a sustainable outfit or accessory. Five applications will be selected by a jury of experts from the fashion scene, including designers Lukhanyo Mdingi (South Africa) and Buki Akomolafe (Germany/Nigeria),  and founder of CASA 93 fashion school, Nadine Gonzalez (France).…

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After sold-out performances at the National Arts Festival, Market Theatre Foundation’s dynamic youth theatre company, KwaSha!, is bringing Frantz Fanon's “The Drowning Eye” to Joburg this October.This production, which premiered to critical acclaim and full houses in Makhanda this year and will now open at The Ramolao Makhene Theatre (at the Market Theatre Laboratory) in Johannesburg on 7 October 2022 as part of the #PathsToDemocracy Forum and will play until the 23rd.Click here to be first in line to secure tickets 👉https://www.facebook.com/loverevolt#theatre #franzfanon ... See MoreSee Less
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Join the Embassy of France in South Africa's Innovation Department at the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum! This hybrid event will take place in Menlyn, Pretoria (South Africa) and online from 3 to 6 October. Register now to learn about:- Creating an international multi-stakeholder community working in renewable energy, science-based policymaking, funding and research, innovation, monitoring, evaluation as well as learning.- The opportunities and challenges of the African and European contexts.Registration link: bit.ly/LRSF_RegistrationOverall presentation of the event: tinyurl.com/ddx5n3d7Programme: bit.ly/LRSF_Agenda ... See MoreSee Less
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[#SouthAfrica🇿🇦] #event | Regional forum «Paths to Democracy» 🕊️

✨ This forum by @IF_SouthAfrica created with local partners will focus on #democracy through #innovation & #creativity
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https://pathstodemocracyforum.co.za

#PathsToDemocracy #OurFuture

We’re excited to be partnering with @IF_SouthAfrica as part of the #Ourfuture: Africa-Europe Dialogues, a #PathstoDemocracy forum happening on 7 & 8 Oct 2022. Registrations are open ➡️https://pathstodemocracyforum.co.za