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Is Hollywood Ready for Africa?

A new documentary is being released showcasing  African Entrepreneurs. At the 2015 edition of DEMO Africa, 30 of the best and most innovative African start-ups made the final list from an applicant pool of over 600 startups to pitch at the two day competition. "Venture: An Entrepreneur's Journey" welcomes viewers into the entrepreneurial journey of four of the winners from the continent to Silicon Valley. DEMO Africa is a flagship initiative of LIONS@FRICA, a continent-wide venture launch-pad that provides the most innovative African companies with a platform to present their products to the global ecosystem. Read more. View the trailer and screening information:Accelerating African Innovation.



Innovation Tour Showcases African Startups in Silicon Valley

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A documentaryshowcasing African Entrepreneurs premiered in Silicon Valley in March 2017. Venture: An Entrepreneur's Journey welcomes viewers into the entrepreneurial journey of four of the winners ...

  • Africa:   Is Hollywood Ready for Africa?

    ATF, 8 February 2017

    For many years, the international discourse regarding the African continent has been limited to war, famine, political corruption, and civic unrest. While these issues represent… Read more »

  • Africa:   An Entrepreneur's Journey 

    ATF, 11 January 2017

    "Venture: An Entrepreneur's Journey" welcomes viewers into the entrepreneurial journey of a group of African entrepreneurs. The documentary begins at President Obama's 2015… Read more »

“Venture: An Entrepreneur’s Journey” welcomes viewers into the entrepreneurial journey of a group of African entrepreneurs. The documentary follows the winners of the flagship initiative of LIONS@FRICA, DEMO Afric 2015, from the continent to Silicon Valley.

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InFocus

In recognizing the need to bridge the gap between the limited talent pool and the growing number of opportunities in the media and entertainment industry, the African Technology Foundation (ATF) and the LIONS@FRICA Initiative, partnered with Relativity School, a division of Relativity Media, to launch a continent-wide educational program in film, media, and performing arts called Hollywood in Focus.

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  • Nollywood Meets Hollywood

    Publisher:
    African Technology Foundation
    Publication Date:
    7 February 2017

    In recognizing the need to bridge the gap between the limited talent pool and the growing number of opportunities in the media and entertainment ... see more »