It’s an excellent season for African documentary and TV - Netflix is in town, and they are not the only massive global platform that knows Africa is the hottest story right now. Audiences want content that’s fresh and innovative. Qualities Africa has in abundance.
Audiences want content that’s fresh and innovative - qualities Africa has in abundance.
But how can African producers access this audience and the global market?
The ANF Academy Presents: Going Global - Connecting African Producers to Global Markets fireside chat with David Cornwall will provide some answers. He’s the managing director of Scorpion TV. The international production and distribution company is a leader in worldwide sales of award-winning documentaries and television shows.
He will discuss Africa’s documentary and TV landscape with ANF grants manager Victor Mark Onyegbu, and share insider insights on the global market and audiences. He’ll also talk about creating and accessing opportunities for funding, networks and collaborations.
You’ll leave the session with insider knowledge of the international markets, have a better understanding of factors to keep in mind when creating local content for global audiences and gain expert knowledge of growing audiences.
David has worked with BBC, Channel 4, NBC USA, CBC Canada, Discovery, Nat Geo, NTV Japan and TV4 Sweden.
Join us on Tuesday, 30th November at 11 am SA Time.