ENTERTAINMENT

SHOWCASE: AFRICAN EVENT

For entertainers, it’s an orchestrated dance of African industry leaders and local and international stakeholders exploring possible winning opportunities during FAME Week Africa.

The ENTERTAINMENT pillar showcases new technologies and services from industry leaders in AV system integration and communications; live entertainment technology; television and broadcast; animation and film; studio and production, DJ and pro-audio equipment.

The talent showcase in this sector’s theme is “An African Event” and recognises an outstanding production that expresses the unmatched creativity that highlights the continent and her diverse, talented citizens. 

Recognising an outstanding production that expresses a multitude of creativity highlighting Africa and/or its people 

This category covers:

  • Music concerts
  • Music videos
  • Theatre productions
  • Stand-up comedy

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:

>MOTIVATION

To include:

  • ARTIST/COMPANY JOURNEY 
    • Tell us your story
    • What are your major achievements in your field (in line with the category outline and criteria)?
    • What are your major achievements in life (in line with the category outline and criteria)?
    • What have you personally done to raise awareness in your field (in line with the category outline and criteria)?
       
  • THE SUBMISSION NUTS & BOLTS
    • The work being submitted – see category outline for submission format required
    • What was the submission?
    • Why was the submission created?
    • Who was the intended audience and what was their engagement? 
    • When was the submission performed/published
    • Where was the submission performed/published
       
  • X-FACTOR
    • Anything more you want to add/tell us about your submission  

The closing date for showcase submissions is 31 July 2021, so make sure your entry is on its way to FAME Week Africa 2021 soon. This is a must-attend event where the world is invited to celebrate Africa’s unique talent, innovation, creativity and inspiration.

SUBMISSION CRITERIA:

  • All talent submissions must have been created between January 2020 – July 2021 
  • Submissions are free of charge
  • Submission in any language will be welcomed, provided there is English subtitles
  • Creator | Producer | Artist | Entertainer - must hold citizenship or be a resident from an African country 
  • All submissions must focus and encompass Africa: from / In / About / Of Africa 
  • Closing date for submissions: 31 July 2021

SUBMISSION FORMAT:

Relevant format based on art category 

  • PDF 
  • JPG (300 DPI)
  • MP4 format, or via a social media link
  • MP3 format, or via a social media link

 

Based on the motivation and category outline and criteria, a panel of industry stakeholders will select the submissions that will be profiled during FAME Week Africa Reel Showcase.

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