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Talented Cameras of Africa

What are the Talented Cameras of Africa

The Talented Cameras of Africa is a program designed by the African Cultural Agency in partnership with the city of Cannes, the Cannes Film Festival and a selection of African film festivals to promote young African creatives and their work. The Talented Cameras of Africa program invites emerging African filmmakers who are developing their 1st or 2nd film (short or feature film / documentary) during the festival and offers them a unique opportunity to meet renowned mentors. The Talented Cameras of Africa program allows participants to attend:

  • Workshops and masterclasses in screenwriting, production,

  • postproduction, distribution etc.

  • Meet-up with film financers

  • Short film training

  • Pitching sessions

  • Presentation of the "We Film Good" platform

  • Red Carpet & Montee des Marches


Who can join the Talented Cameras of Africa: 

Past Milestones

Since 2019, the Talented Cameras of Afridan at the African Pavilion has delivered : 

  • 29 talents discovered and brought (all expenses paid)  to Cannes

  • 15 countries represented

  • 9 feature length films

  • 12 short film

  • 8 documentaries

2023 Participants

In 2023, the Talented Cameras of Africa will feature: 

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