Through Podcasting, Selly Thiam Shares AfroQueer Stories

Selly Thiam

Under the banner of her digital media organization, AQ Studios, the Senegalese-American journalist has produced a number of documentaries, as well as hosted panels and film screenings, focussing on LGBT issues across the African continent.

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

SA Creative Industry

Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, South Africa.

The future of Film Arts Media


How will technology continue to play a role – both good and bad – in shaping the industry for the future, and how can creatives prepare to embrace and capitalise on these changes?

Netflix ‘Made in South Africa’ content generates excitement for travel

by Adele Mackenzie Global streaming service, Netflix, has announced the launch of the ‘Made in South Africa’ content collection – a curated collection featuring over 80 South African films, series, documentaries and reality TV shows. The collection was announced after the global streaming service shared the results from its ‘Cultural Affinity Study’ during a panel discussion […]