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Digital Lab Africa Online Pitch Competition

 

The Digital Lab Africa call for projects #2 closed with 730 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. It is 200 more applications than last year! Digital Lab Africa's selection committees have chosen the 30 finalists who will compete – for the first time this year – in an online pitch competition.

The « video pitch » of the 30 competitors are displayed online on a dedicated platform developed by Qwant, in partnership with Dailymotion Africa.

This platform allows you to anonymously vote for your favorite pitch (from April, 26th to May, 9th), without having to communicate your personal data. Discover the pitches and vote: vote.digilabafrica.com

Chosen by the DLA Selection Committees, the 10 winners of the Pitch Competition will be revealed at NEXT, the innovation hub of the Cannes Film Festival Market, on Thursday, May 10, at 4 pm, during a facebook live session in the presence of some of the DLA partners.

The project which will gather the most votes on the platform will be awarded with a special prize (DLA Audience Award) including invitation (for 1 person) to one of the DLA Industry Events in France or in Sub-Saharan African region (fligh ticket, accommodation & accreditation covered by DLA).

The 10 winners will get a 3 000 euros cash prize and a tailored-made incubation programme to accelerate their project development with 2 mentors, from French & Sub-Saharan creative industries ecosystem (producers, distributors, broadcasters, experts, artists...), a residence period in France within a digital cluster/hub, and participation in industry events in France and/or in Sub-Saharan African region.

 

DISCOVER THE 30 SELECTED PROJECTS

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