MIP AFRICA: Submissions Now Open for Project Pitch Sessions



Submissions Now Open for Project Pitch Sessions at MIP Africa


Prepare yourself for an extraordinary opportunity that possesses the potential to breathe life into your creative vision. MIP Africa, in collaboration with FAME Week Africa, is delighted to announce the commencement of submissions for the highly anticipated Project Pitch Sessions.

This exclusive invitation extends to the most brilliant minds and innovative project ideas from across the continent, seeking co-production, commissioning, or licensing partnerships. It is an opportune moment to embark on a transformative journey that could propel your project to unprecedented heights of success.

Last year, the Project Pitch Sessions captivated the attention of industry giants such as Netflix, Prime Video, Multichoice, and e.TV, who eagerly secured their spots. This year, we are reintroducing an open session for buyers, providing an unrivalled platform for emerging talents to captivate and establish valuable partnerships. Seize this moment to shine on the global stage, where the world eagerly awaits the sheer brilliance of African storytelling.

Reflecting upon the resounding success of last year’s sessions, Martin Hiller, Portfolio Director of FAME Week Africa built by RX Africa, states, “The greenlighting of numerous projects resulting from these pitch sessions not only exemplifies the exceptional quality of African storytelling but also underscores the insatiable global appetite to experience the diverse voices emanating from Africa.”

Submissions are now open, and the deadline to grasp this remarkable opportunity is 31 July. We encourage African content creators, producers, and storytellers to unlock their creative potential and present their projects to influential industry professionals. Your voice, your vision, and your story eagerly await discovery.

The submissions categories will cover features, documentaries, formats, and series, both scripted and non-scripted. Whether you have an engaging feature film, a thought-provoking documentary, an innovative format or series, or a captivating scripted or non-scripted production, we invite you to share your work and contribute to the vibrant African storytelling landscape.

Pitches will take place during MIP Africa, from 4 to 6 September in the Host City of Cape Town.

Click on the following link to explore the submission categories, criteria, and important deadlines for your project at the official MIP Africa website. There, you will discover the submission form eagerly anticipating your unique narrative. Embrace the limitless potential of your imagination and let your creativity thrive without constraints. Submit your project now and embark on a remarkable journey at MIP Africa.

Selected participants will relish the unparalleled opportunity to directly present their ideas to a distinguished panel comprising commissioning editors, co-producers, and licensors during the esteemed FAME Week Africa. This represents your pivotal moment to make an indelible mark on the industry, forging connections that can profoundly shape the trajectory of your project and open doors to global recognition.

MIP Africa, renowned for its unwavering commitment to promoting African talent and content, once again aligns forces with FAME Week Africa to empower and amplify the voices of emerging creators. This exceptional collaboration seeks to nurture international partnerships, expand the reach of African narratives worldwide, and fuel the growth and diversification of African storytelling.

Hiller declares, “We firmly believe that African storytellers possess a unique perspective that warrants global recognition. Through the Project Pitch Sessions, we are resolutely committed to providing an exceptional platform that nurtures creativity, fosters connections, and propels African content onto the global stage.”

For further information regarding the Project Pitch Sessions and the submission process, please visit www.fameweekafrica.com or contact martin.hiller@rxglobal.com.

Unleash the door to infinite possibilities and embark on a transformative journey that has the potential to alter your life and redefine the landscape of African storytelling.

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