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THE BROADCAST FILM AND MUSIC (BFMA) CONFERENCE 2014 IS BACK

Gerald Langiri
April 10 / 2014

The Broadcast Film and Music conference 2014 is set to feature a variety of dynamic platforms to support Africa's emerging digital media and creative content developers & enterprises in creating much needed input to advance the broadcast film and music industry in Africa.

Dubbed the Diversity programme, the platform comprises of 5 unique opportunities that include The Kenya Film-makers Pavilion supported by the Kenya Film Commission. This platform offers free demo pods for up to 30 Kenyan film and video Start-ups.

The Animation Pavilion, similar to the Film Makers Pavilion, offers free demo pods for up to 20 animation start-ups

The Media Mall is an expo platform for the region's emerging radio and TV broadcasters to network.

Africa Media Business Exchange, which is in its third year, is a special facility at BFMA that provides match-making services for creatives from across the continent seeking investment funds to pitch their ideas to investors from across Africa and beyond.

The Film and Video SME Hub is a platform for creatives, agencies facility and service providers to showcase their ideas, services and equipment to the event participants.

BFMA organizers, AITEC Africa, through the Chairman Sean Moroney says that Africa's broadcast, film and music industries are at  a new and exciting phase of growth that is full of dynamism and potential, and believes that the emerging digital media and creative content developers & enterprises will push the industry to maturity.

He adds, "This year's BFMA, unlike our previous editions, we are providing small and medium enterprises in the industry a chance to market themselves on a continental scale through our competitive marketing opportunities."

Every year, BFMA offers a unique platform for the continent's rapidly emerging film-making, broadcasting and music industry professionals to update their professional knowledge though exposure to an extensive faculty of regional and international experts in conference sessions, workshops and panel discussions covering a wide range of key industry topics. 

"All creatives, whatever their size, have a role to play in Africa's digital media and creative arts explosion; we are proud to be a launchpad for these companies," concludes Sean.


About BFMA 2014:

The 2014 Broadcast Film and Music Africa Conference will be held between May, 27-28 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference offers a wide range of opportunities for stakeholders in film, music and media as well as content developers to network, dialogue and generate the much needed input to advance the broadcast film and music industry not only in Kenya but in Africa as a whole.

Now in its 5th Year, BFMA is a pan-African forum organised by AITEC Africa that brings together current stars, aspiring artistes and scriptwriters as well as content developers who meet, deliberate and explore ideas and strategies to leverage and enhance their creative talents on the world stage through the rapidly changing digital media.

Complete details are available at www.aitecafrica.com/event/view/112

About AITEC Africa
Aitec Africa's core business since 1987 has been focussed on ICT publishing, event management, professional development and training in Africa. It has been a market-leading pioneer in terms of spreading knowledge on the Internet, computing and telecommunications across most of English-speaking Africa.

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