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The FIDADOC (Agadir, MAROC), in partnership with Festival of 3 Continents (Nantes, FRANCE) has launched the call for entries for the Produire au Sud Agadir workshop 2020. It is designed for developers of documentary projects from African and Arabic countries (filmmaker/producer). The commission will select 5 feature documentary films in development, and this year, the call…Continue Reading >

Triangle France – Astérides, a non-profit contemporary arts organization based in Marseille, FRANCE, just launched an open call for visual artists. This opportunity will enable early/mid-career artists to undertake a residency at Triangle France – Astérides in Marseille for 14 weeks, in 2021. Their residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation….Continue Reading >

26 Feb / 10 Mar - Abuja

[OPEN CALL] Electronic music workshop

The Institut français du Nigéria and the Chadian afro-electro band PULO NDJ organize an electronic music workshop that will be held in Abuja, from March 17 to 19, 2020. Singers, emerging musicians and producers with a strong interest to develop their skills in electronic music are invited to apply! The workshop will be composed of…Continue Reading >

30 Jan / 19:00 - Abuja

The Night of Ideas

The Institut français du Nigéria and Alliance Francaise Lagos are thrilled to announce the second edition of “The Night of Ideas” (in French: Nuit des Idées) in Nigeria. About this event Under the theme “Being Alive”, this free event will take place at Alliance Française Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre, on Thursday, 30th of January,…Continue Reading >

13 Jan / 01 Mar - Abuja

[CALL FOR PROJECTS] Digital Lab Africa

AN INCUBATION PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN NEXT-GEN CONTENT Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is the first platform dedicated to creative content (immersive realities, video game, animation, music, digital art) linked with innovation in Africa. The very idea of DLA is to incubate emerging talent by offering them a springboard to fast track their projects development with the…Continue Reading >

28 Nov / 01 Dec - Abuja

French Connexion

FRENCH CONNEXION is a week-long program, organized by the Institut français du Nigéria, the Embassy of France in Nigeria and Alliance Française de Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre, for Digital November / Novembre Numérique. It will feature animated movies screenings, a monumental video-mapping, an immersive show, e-library activities, DJ sets, panel talk & workshops for…Continue Reading >

La Fabrique Cinéma is a programme of the Institut français (headquarters in Paris) dedicated to new talented filmmakers from Southern and emerging countries. Each year, 10 projects in development (first or second feature films) are selected and invited to Cannes Film Festival. The aim is to create concrete opportunities for these projects by providing access…Continue Reading >

The Institut français (headquarters in Paris) is launching the 2020 call for applications for its residency programme at the Cité Internationale des Arts. This programme is intended for foreign artists wishing to develop a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of 3 or 6 months. Since its creation in 1965, the Cité Internationale…Continue Reading >

04 Jul / 31 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR FILMS] Dakar Court

DAKAR COURT / International Short Film Festival The call for films for the 2019 edition of the Festival is open until July 31, 2019. The official competition is reserved for African fiction and diaspora films. Interested parties can register their short film (duration 30 min max) by sending their application (presentation sheet and download link) at:…Continue Reading >

30 Jun / 07 Jul - Abuja

[FOCUS ON…] LabCitoyen 2019

LabCitoyen is the program organized by the Institut français (headquarters in Paris) dedicated to major human rights topics. This year, it brought together 57 socially-engaged young people and revolved around the theme: “Women’s rights: equality and citizenship”. During one week, they learnt about these issues through a series of conferences and debates, in France (June…Continue Reading >

The Taurus Prize for Visual Arts is awarded every two years to a contemporary artist, by a selection committee of professionals. Dedicated to a geographical area instead of a theme, the prize rejects the imposition of exterior narratives onto territories and promotes relevance and accuracy. For its inaugural edition, the area chosen for the Taurus…Continue Reading >

14 Jun / 05 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] AYADA Lab 2019

Do you have a tested IDEA or have you set up a STARTUP in the fields of CULTURE, THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT or EDUCATION? Would you benefit from the MENTORING of established top African cultural and digital entrepreneurs? Would your startup benefit from a program of INCUBATION and ACCELERATION? The Goethe-Institut and the Institut…Continue Reading >

The call for entries for the Produire au Sud Nantes workshop 2019 is now open! Produire au Sud is a workshop focusing on the outline and structure of coproduction within the film industry. The workshop aims to familiarize young professionals based in Africa, Latin America, and Asia with a variety of important tools and international…Continue Reading >

In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography. STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer…Continue Reading >

The 2019 Young Leaders Program is now accepting applications! Launched by the French-African Foundation, this programme is meant as a response to the immense global challenges which require a new generation of leaders whose ambition is to become true agents of change. This year, the selected candidates will participate in two week-long seminars, alternately in…Continue Reading >

18 Apr / 19:00 - Abuja

April Garden After Work

The upcoming Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on April 18th, 2019 ****   April 18th, Garden After Work line-up ! JEMIMA ANGULU DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR. Jemima Talatu Angulu Aka Mima is a Dancer, Choreographer and the Artistic Director and Founder of The Krump Dance Studios. She started performing as a…Continue Reading >

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