MEDIA

As part of FAME Week Africa 2021, a celebration of the diverse talent and variety of platforms in the media space will acknowledge the remarkable talent that continues the tradition of African storytelling, bringing the art from ancient rock painting to digital messaging and streaming extravaganzas.

The MEDIA pillar focuses on the communication outlets or tools used to service and deliver content. FAME Week will showcase new media, services and platforms available. It exhibits services and offerings that will maximise the viability of these platforms. 

Recognising an outstanding usage of a media platform(s) and/or VR/VX/Immersive experiences to showcase Africa and/or its people AND outstanding individual(s) use of a media platform and/or VR/VX/Immersive.

SHOWCASE: MEDIA USE

The category covers the following platforms:

  • Digital Media/ Social Media platforms
  • Streaming services
  • Traditional media

In the submission, key points and statistics (such as metrics, trends and changes) that demonstrate success need to be highlighted. These must be verified, or they cannot be considered.

SHOWCASE: AFRICAN INFLUENCERS

Celebrating diverse talent who represent Africa and/or its people

In the submission, influencer portfolio will need to be submitted. 

For influencers, an influencer portfolio must be submitted. The FAME Reel Talent Showcase closing date for showcase submissions is 31 July 2021, so make sure your part of Africa’s media tapestry arrives on time to be judged at this inaugural event that is history – and her story - in the making.

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  

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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