Digital Lab Africa: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 13 January 2019

The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is seeking a call for projects #3 to provide a springboard to the creators of next-generation content and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies such as Lagardère Studios, ARTE or Triggerfish Animation.

DLA call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to anyone from Sub-Saharan Africa having an innovative project in 5 categories of multimedia production.

DLA Categories

DLA is looking for projects at initial stage of development, in need of partners and financial support and innovative in terms of narration, content or technologies.

  • Web Creation
  • Virtual Reality
  • Video Game
  • Digital Music
  • Animation

Prize Information

Following the call for projects, 30 projects are selected for the final Pitch Competition by the DLA’ Selection Committees members. The “Video Pitch” of the 30 competitors are displayed online on a voting platform where the audience has the opportunity to watch and vote for their favorite pitch. After individual interviews with each of the finalists, 10 projects are finally selected by the DLA’ Selection Committees as winners of the DLA Pitch Competition. The 10 winning projects (2 projects per category) are granted with a 42,000ZAR cash prize and a Digital Lab Africa Incubation Pass to accelerate their project.

Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply

Applicants must complete the online form via given website.

For more information, please visit http://digilabafrica.com/submit-a-project/

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