Canada to Shine as Guest Country at FAME Week Africa 2023

 Canada announced as Guest Country for FAME Week Africa 2023, promoting the partnership between Africa and Canada

FAME Week Africa is thrilled to announce that Canada will be the guest country for its 2023 edition, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa. The partnership between FAME Week Africa and Canada is set to showcase the exciting opportunities that exist between Africa and Canada in the creative industries.

FAME Week Africa is the premier event for the film, tvand music industries in Africa, bringing together industry experts, creatives, and investors to network, learn, showcase their talents, and explore business-to-business collaboration. This partnership with Canada is set to further enhance the business opportunities available to attendees, with Canada being known for its world-class entertainment industry and creative capabilities and talent.

FAME Week Africa event director, Martin Hiller, says, “We are excited to have Canada as our guest country for the 2023 edition of FAME Week Africa. This partnership will showcase the collaboration opportunities that exist between Africa and Canada, especially in the entertainment industry. We look forward to welcoming the Canadian delegation to Africa and to working together to build stronger business relationships between our countries.”

Canada is known for its vibrant entertainment industry, producing some of the world’s most beloved films, TV shows, and music. With its stunning landscapes, diverse culture, and world-class talent, Canada has become a top destination for filmmakers, producers, and musicians worldwide.

“Having Canada as the guest country for FAME Week Africa is a vital opportunity for African content creators to connect with Canadian professionals, and explore opportunities for collaboration. This partnership will strengthen the ties between the African and Canadian creative industries in particular by highlighting the Audio Visual Coproduction Agreement between Canada and South Africa, which has been in existence since 1997 ,” says Chris Cooter, High Commissioner for Canada in South Africa.



Hiller goes on to say, “With its cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art production facilities, and experienced talent pool, Canada offers African content creators the chance to take their craft to the next level. The partnership between FAME Week Africa and Canada will undoubtedly provide a platform for African creators to showcase their talent to the world and foster fruitful relationships between the two industries”.

This year’s FAME Week Africa promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with exciting speakers, panel discussions, workshops and networking events. The event will be held from 3-10 September 2023 in Cape Town, with the MIP Africa marketcontent sessions, and exhibitions taking place at the CTICC from 4-6 September. Various events will be held throughout Cape Town during the week.


Whether you’re a musician, filmmaker, or television professional, FAME Week Africa is the place to be. With a wide range of panels, workshops, and networking events on offer, this is your chance to connect with some of the most innovative and dynamic players in the entertainment industry. So what are you waiting for? Register today and secure your spot at one of Africa’s premier entertainment events!

VISUAL ASSET: Canada’s rising Pop-Soul star, Domanique Grant, brought her soulful sound to FAME Week Africa 2022. Canada has been named as guest country for this year’s edition. The partnership between FAME Week Africa and Canada is set to showcase the exciting opportunities that exist between Africa and Canada in the creative industries.

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