The National Film Authority of Ghana has announced a strategic partnership with FilmOne Group, Nigeria, and Silverbird Cinema, Ghana, to host the inaugural Africa Cinema Summit scheduled to take place November 14-16 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel and Silverbird Cinema in Accra, Ghana.
CJ 4DPlex has named veteran marketing executive Bobbie Andrews as its new senior vice president and managing director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Andrews has more than 15 years of theatrical industry experience and will lead strategic growth and marketing efforts across EMEA for the cinema technology company’s groundbreaking, premium formats, ScreenX and 4DX.
Two Rivers Mall has unveiled the biggest cinema screen in East and Central Africa targeting movie enthusiasts who desire an immersive cinema experience.
The fifth edition of the META Cinema Forum ended today at the Atlantis the Palm Island in Dubai with renewed optimism following the opening of some large-format cinema screens a few months after the industry had started operating in full capacity.
The National Film Authority of Ghana and the GM Group, organizers of the META Cinema Forum, today announced the launch of Africa’s first ever cinema industry event dedicated to the development of cinema infrastructure in Africa. The META Africa Cinema Forum is scheduled to take place November 21-22 in Accra, Ghana.
The original King of Boys feature film, written and directed by Kemi Adetiba, follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a chequered past and a promising political future. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she's drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. Details about the sequel are shrouded in secrecy but will provide a long-awaited continuation of the gripping story. The sequel’s cinematographer is Kagho Odhebor.
The data company Hammerspace has expanded its European presence to provide organizations with ability to consolidate datacenter and cloud storage while orchestrating global data to decentralized applications and users. Today, more than 35 percent of the Hammerspace customer base is in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. EMEA growth has been fueled by the availability of the Hammerspace software in local regions of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. The company says the addition of a London-based hub, local sales team, and a new distribution partner enables it to support its EMEA customers most effectively and accelerate business in high-growth markets.
Severtson Screens has been named a Strategic Cinema Screens Partner for the 2021 MENA Cinema Forum, to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from October 26-28. Severtson will feature its next generation SAT-4K acoustically transparent cinema projection screen line and enhanced SēVision 3D GX-WA projection screen coating during the show.
Severtson will feature options for its folded SeVision 3D GX line of cinema projection screens during the 2021 MENA Cinema Forum, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from October 26-28. Severtson Screens has also been named a Strategic Cinema Screens Partner for the show.
The International Cinema Technology Association today announced the 2021-2022 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design, and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The winners will be celebrated during ICTA’s annual awards and dinner reception October 3 in Barcelona, just before the start of CineEurope. This year’s winners are: