Founder and director, Mrs Lungelo Nxele.
The sixth annual Africa Television Market is back in Durban from July 18 to 20 with its founder and director, Mrs Lungelo Nxele.
The ATM delves into the many dynamics of the business of television, technology and content at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, with a very impressive list of panelists.
The panelists include the likes of executive producer at eTV, Bobo Radu, Mzansi Magic’s Mbali Ntuli and Showmax’s Candice Fangueiro.
Some of the subjects that the three-day conference will explore among many other topics are as follows: Constructing quality content, industrial revolution and being the creating content for Africa and the diaspora as well as educational institutions.
Lungelo keeps raising the bar with this annual market, which has seen the likes of Viacom’s Monde Twala, respected TV expert, Tim Horwood, actress, Zikhona Sodlaka and actress and acting academy director, Zinzi Zungu.
“We are six-years-old and we are bigger and more insightful. The speakers we have this year inspire me so much in their different journeys and I believe whoever attends the market will benefit greatly from them. We have come a long way and are thankful to our partners for seeing the bigger picture. We look forward to meeting everyone and exchanging ideas at the market,” said Mrs Nxele.
The programme is as follows, with more sessions, topics and speakers to be confirmed:
Constructing Quality Content:
Showmax: Ms Candice Fangueiro Mzansi Magic: Ms Mbali NtulieTV: Ms Bobo Radu
The 4th Industrial Revolution:
Wits Business School: Prof Armstrong Sentech: Kenneth Moleko Nkitsi Mosalo: content commercialisation and distribution
Creating Content for Africa Diaspora:
Zambezi Magic: Mozzie P Zambia TNS Medial/Liafa Film Academy: Chris Ihidero (Nigeria)Ian P Hear and Soul Zimbabwe
City Varsity: Akona Matyila (head of Television School) Sthembiso Hlongwane: Misceta KZN Starquality Academy: Zinzi Zungu
All attendees are encouraged to register on www.africatvmarket.com, the conference is free.