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Video Game Pioneer ATARI to Unveil Plans at DISCOP Johannesburg to Become a Global Television Player

October 12, 2016 |

Johannesburg | Los Angeles – Organizers of DISCOP JOHANNESBURG today announced the participation of gaming pioneer ATARI at its upcoming event, which takes place 2 – 4 November 2016.

Founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell, Atari, Inc, went … Read More

Digital Lab Africa call for projects: +500 entries from 30 countries!

September 11, 2016 |

Johannesburg, 2016-09-06

Launched on 1 June 2016 at DISCOP ABIDJAN, the Digital Lab Africa call for projects closed with a bang on 31 August with 522 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. This overwhelming response … Read More

Don’t miss the 2016 Discop Abidjan Pitching Competition Winners

September 11, 2016 |

DISCOP continues to provide the platform for the development Africa’s future content producers. DISCOP’s pitching competitions, the most recent in Abidjan in June 2016 and upcoming in Johannesburg in November 2016, have become known across Africa as the … Read More

‘Road to Destiny,’ a Big Success in Peru Heads to Africa

August 25, 2016 |

Once more, Televisa (DISCOP Africa participant) consolidates as Latin America’s Giant of entertainment, this time with the telenovela Road to Destiny and its successful walk through Peru.

During May and June, Road to Destiny reached 10.3 rating points and 22.6% … Read More

Les Opérateurs Africains De La Pay-Tv Face à La TNT à Discop Abidjan 2016

May 25, 2016 |

La session ‘Les opérateurs de télévision payante face à la TNT’ permettra de mieux comprendre l’Histoire, l’actualité et les enjeux de ce métier particulier. Vous aurez l’occasion d’écouter les expériences des fondateurs de cette industrie qui démarra dès 1991 en … Read More

When I Was Water: 20 years in the Making Doc’ at London Festival

June 18, 2015 |

The documentary “When I Was Water,” produced, directed and shot by regular DISCOP Africa participant David Forbes will be featured at London’s Black Filmmaker International Film Festival (bfmiff 2015) in Tottenham at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre between … Read More

DISCOP Africa 2014 High Lights: Crystal TV and Eutelsat sign a Major Deal

November 14, 2014 |

Crystal TV and Eutelsat team on accelerating access to digital channels in Ghana

Accra, Paris, 7 November 2014 — Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces it has sealed a ten-year contract with Crystal TV, Ghana’s leading commercial broadcaster, for … Read More

DHX MEDIA at DISCOP Africa 2014

October 30, 2014 |

DHX Media, a leading independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of children’s entertainment content is producing 60 brand new Teletubbies episodes for CBeebies. The new series will feature the same well-loved characters and styling but will be visually enhanced, bringing a refreshed … Read More

DISCOP Travels to Cameroon and DRC

July 10, 2014 |

It has been an exciting year for DISCOP Africa: our exhibiting spaces have sold at a record pace, registrations are surpassing expectations and the number of influential media organizations who are participating in one form or another is … Read More

DISCOP at Mediamixx International Media Festival

June 18, 2014 |

In  the latest of DISCOP’s travels and outreach efforts we visited the MediaMixx International Festival, a gathering with a strong 20 years history. The festival is held every year in June at Albena Holiday resort. The event attracts Bulgarian and international … Read More