Kenya


Zuku commissions original doc series

African pay TV operator Zuku has ordered an original documentary series From Here to Timbuktu. The factual show will look at the history and lives of people living in iconic parts of Africa and will examine how countries and people on the continent are dealing with globalisation. The producers said that the stories will be […]

Comment: African film is changing the view of the continent

Mandy Roger, head of African acquisitions, sales and business development, group content services, M-Net The African film industry is one of the most rapidly evolving in the world today. Previous African democracies, questionable media freedoms and shaky economies are some of the factors that have hampered sustained infrastructure and skills development in the African film […]

Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]

Fox buys African series for its international lifestyle channel

Fox International Channels (FIC) has acquired an African cooking series for its lifestyle channel 24Kitchen. The series, Tales from the Bush Larder, hails from East African pay TV and triple play provider Zuku. It has shopped season one of the the show to FIC for the 24Kitchen channel, which is distributed in Portugal, the Netherlands, […]