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UCC hands 14 film projects grants worth sh1.2billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) has granted Shillings 1.2 billion to 14 locally scripted film and drama projects as part of a Content Development Support Program’s second cohort. Launched in 2021, the first cohort had 4 winners, while this year, 14 projects secured the grants. …

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Afreximbank announces $1-billion African Film Fund

The sector faces several challenges, including limited access to financing and copyright infringement due to weak copyright laws, enforcement mechanisms and a lack of awareness Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Africa’s multilateral lender, African Export-Import Bank, is working on the establishment of a US$1-billion African Film Fund to be launched in 2024 …

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Entertainment and tourism need each other

Why film is a cost-effective avenue that can be leveraged to create curiosity and sell a destination COMMENT | HASSAN SALEH | Entertainment and tourism have over the years collaborated developing a mutually beneficial relationship that has seen their paths cross that the two cannot be separated. As intertwined as these …

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