Canada to attend FAME Week Africa

FAME Week Africa, headlined by MIP Africa and Muziki Africa, welcomes the Canadian entertainment market to the 2022 event, hosted by the City of Cape Town from 24 to 26 August 2022.

The Maple Leaf meets Table Mountain as Canada brings businesses to connect with Africa in the phenomenal Host City of Cape Town. Here’s who to look out for:

ARCANA STUDIO

Canadian animation studio and intellectual property house Arcana focuses on combining engaging storytelling with compelling art.

Since its launch in 2004, Arcana has established itself as a successful player in the industry and an innovative leader in the development of intellectual property across all platforms.

Arcana is an innovative leader in the development of intellectual property across all platforms. The studio owns one of the world’s largest libraries of graphic novels and a separate library of intellectual property that contains more than five thousand characters transcending gender, age, cultural and geographic boundaries.

In 2012, Arcana opened an in-house animation division to develop and produce its content for all platforms including film, television, direct-to-home and digital media. In 2020, Arcana began producing and financing live-action feature films.

Sean Patrick O’Reilly – CEO

GRANT CREATIVITY INC.

Led by CEO Sean Patrick O’Reilly, Grant Creativity Inc. is an award winning music agency and social enterprise based in Toronto, Canada. Believing that entertainment can both engage and build community, GCI provides talent management, digital programming and artist development.

By leveraging strategic partnerships between brands, artists and communities we reinvest revenue into community based initiatives that strengthen the arts and cultural ecosystem and create access for underserved groups.

GCI represents Singer/ Songwriter, founder and TEDx Speaker Domanique Grant. 

Some of our collaborations include with TEDx Youth, L’Oreal Paris, Royal Bank of Canada, The Toronto 2015 Pan/ Parapan American Games, Music Canada, City of Toronto, Canadian Nurses Foundation, Tridel and more.  Our artist development initiatives include The Imagine Summit, an annual conference presented by Royal Bank of Canada, that blends visualization training, financial literacy and renown speakers to help entrepreneurs design sustainable companies.

We fund The Call A Friend Initiative (CAF), a program that helps to create access for artists from not-for-profit housing and foster care, through sponsored professional development, mentorship and access to career enhancing opportunities.

Domanique Grant – Founder

PASAMUSIK PRODUCTIONS

PasaMusik Productions is a booking and management company located in Quebec, Canada. The company is a bridge and a springboard for innovative musicians and other related arts.

With one foot in the indie scene and another in the flourishing world music scene, PasaMusik is always expanding and looking out for a new and original talent.

With one foot in the indie scene and another in the flourishing world music scene, PasaMusik is always expanding and looking out for a new and original talent.

CARIBBEAN TALES

Founded by Patrice Agbokou, CaribbeanTales was registered as a Canadian charity in 2014.

Our mandate is to foster and encourage intercultural understanding and citizen participation through the creation and dissemination of films that reflect the diversity and creativity of Canadian heritage and cultures.

Our vision is to create an inclusive Canadian audiovisual landscape.

We are committed to strengthening neighborhoods across Canada, nurturing healthy relationships and self-image, cultivating understanding between communities, and supporting and creating an awareness and appreciation of artworks that reflect the rich cultural diversity of Canada.

We continue to build a global network among like-minded artists, cultural entrepreneurs and community builders throughout Canada and the world that supports shared values of greater media inclusivity and authentic storytelling.

Fennella Bruce – Media Consultant/Publicist

NATURAL RECORD STUDIOS Inc

Dedicated to embracing change and pushing the boundaries of creativity via Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D Designs to master creative expression. Natural Records Studios is rooted in the concept that films have been a vital part of popular culture for about 100 years, and people love to empathise with the characters. In the spirit of empathy, today’s entertainment is moving rapidly towards interactivity, where VR and AI provide tomorrow’s Cinema.

We are here to bring you our music, games our stories and our movies delivered to the world in a unique way; based on content which originates from a true artistic appreciation of life, a freedom of expression in its purest form. Our music is rooted deep within and soars to the beat of our hearts, shaped by the voice of our soul. Today, it is our own reality, tomorrow, we hope it will be yours.

Hostan Gouthier – Founder/Creative Director

It is an honour for FAME Week Africa to have the international representation of Canada and to be building ties with one of the world’s most innovative, cost-effective and talented creative industries ecosystems.

Register for FAME Week Africa 2022 and book your Cape Town stay today!

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