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GFC to livestream a series of Audiovisual Masterclasses for Africa Month 2020

Gauteng Film Commission Africa Month 2020

The Gauteng Film Commission’s (GFC) Africa Month Commemorative celebration aims to create a platform for the creative industries, communities and the continent at large to develop and showcase their creative talent. The Gauteng Film Commission will collaborate with the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation on various cultural celebrations to raise awareness of South Africa and Africa’s cultural heritage. The commemorative event will also acknowledge sharing  from indigenous knowledge to the entrepreneurial skills that artists require in order to make their profession profitable and sustainable. The objectives of Africa Month and its principal activity is that of providing comprehensive informative and recreational opportunities for the promotion of the arts.

The GFC invites you to a series of virtual master classes with industry experts who will address key topics:

The History of Pan Africa 
Presented by Lebone Maema in conversation with Ramadan Suleman

Losing Lerato – A success story 
Presented by Thato Molamu in conversation with Kagiso Medupi 

Celebrating Female Produced films which made it to box office 
Presented by Mmabatho Kau in conversation with Lineo Sekeleoane, Kim and Carmen Sangio

The future of SA industry post Covid-19 
With industry associations presented by Takalani Mulaudzi, SASFED Co-Chairperson in conversation with Jack Devnarain, SAGA Chairperson, Zanele Mthembu, SWIFT and Neil Brandt, IPO

Celebrating SA Series in Netflix 
Presented by Vincent Moloi in conversation with Akin Omotoso, Kagiso Lediga

The masterclasses will be streamed from 25 – 29 May 2020 from 14:00 – 16:00 on GFCs social channels:
YouTube: Gauteng Film Commission Tv
Facebook: @Gauteng Film and @GautengSACR

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