BFMA is established as the continent’s largest annual gathering of
thought-leaders from all branches of Africa’s booming creative arts and digital media
industry, including innovators and professionals from TV, radio, film, music, mobile tech,
telecoms, advertising, animation and gaming. The event has expanded over the years
to attract over 50 exhibitors, 120 expert conference speakers and 2,500 delegates in
BFMA gathers senior broadcast executives, producers, advertising agency executives,
regulators, academics, regulators and policy-makers, as well as content providers,
animators, script-writers, game developers and a host of other creative industry
professionals to promote their services, exchange ideas, discuss industry issues and
engage in a wide range of networking opportunities. It is an unparalleled industry forum
for networking and deal-making across Africa’s dynamic digital media landscape.
The event will also include a Forum on the African Diaspora Opportunity for the African
Entertainment Industry, highlighting the increasing impact of African entertainment
content in international marketplaces. The Forum will explore opportunities for
collaboration, distribution deals, joint productions and other channels to grow market
presence, impact and revenue.
FILM INDUSTRY CONFERENCE.
The film industry used to be dependent primarily upon theatrical release
to distribute content and television was a secondary market. Now
with over a billion smart phones and other devices that can play
movies, music videos and a host of other media, filmmakers now
have more opportunity than ever to deliver their products to a global
market. BFMA brings together filmmakers, television executives,
independent producers, new media platform entrepreneurs and others involved in delivering
media content. Panel discussions explore film distribution, intellectual property
rights, co-production strategies and other topics while the BFMA Preview Cinema showcases
African and African-themed films.
FILM INDUSTRY INVESTMENT FORUM
The Film Industry Investment Forum will bring together an international
and regional audience of film industry investors, investment firms,
banks,investment advisors, filmmakers and production companies
to deliberate on the investment opportunities within the film industry.
The Forum also serves a necessary function of enabling the Kenyan
film industry to keep up to date with international broadcast and film
trends and funding strategies.
AFRICAN ADVERTISING SUMMIT
East Africa has never had a conference focused on the advertising
industry. BFMA 2015 will introduce such a conference, bringing a
critical component into the conversation about how to enhance
the quality and profitability of African entertainment content.
It adds value to the conference by bringing new relevant media
players, introducing new compelling content and stimulating more
interaction between broadcasters, content providers and advertisers.
Technology and innovation are impacting every aspect of media and
this converged environment poses challenges as well as opportunities for the
whole media ecosystem.
GAMING & ANIMATION PAVILLION
The Gaming & Animation Pavilion gives Africa’s emerging
animators and game developers and startups a place in
the expo area to showcase their products in order to attract
partners, investors and customers among the extensive
international and regional audience attending the event.
MEDIA TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION
More than 100 international vendors of various types of products and services exhibit at
the event. You will find everything from cameras, lighting and audio recording
equipment, video editing software, satellite broadcast products, cloud storage solutions,
digital rights management software, mobile broadcast solutions, service providers for
web design, production of marketing, branding and collateral materials, audience
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