Africa Business Radio — A recent study of the entertainment sector by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accountants showed rapid earnings growth in many African countries, fueled largely by live performances by local artists. In Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, revenue from the music industry grew an estimated four-fold in the two years up to 2015, according to PwC. The growth streak is forecast to continue. Kenya is also forecast for a strong growth, at about 9.3 percent a year between...
Africa Business Radio — In looking back through the history of reality TV it is interesting to see where the foundation for modern reality television began. One of history's most famous reality TV programs emerged in the late 40's, when Allen Funt brought Candid Camera into the lives of millions of people. Over the past couple of years, not only has Bonang had massive success as a businesswoman, but she has also managed to establish herself as a brand ambassador and one of the country's...
Africa Business Radio — A music synchronization license, also known as a sync license, is a music license granted by the owner or composer of a particular piece of work. The license allows the licensee, or purchaser, the right to use the music in a visual piece, such as a movie, video game, or commercial. Get in contact with us for more information at email@example.com
Africa Business Radio — On Wednesday Egg Films’ director Terence Neale became the first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world’s most prestigious advertising awards. Kwese is also in the news this week with some power move.
Africa Business Radio — On the average in Africa, an artist goes broke 12 months after his/her last hit; one of the reasons for this is because of the limited investment options suitable for the dynamics of their income. Today, we have a guest on the show, who would be breaking this down and also offer some advice.
Africa Business Radio — How Mdundo music built the first music streaming platform to reach a Million active users per month. Martin Nielsen Co founder and CEO of Mdundo joins us to breakdown how they got it right.
Africa Business Radio — Graeme Gilfillan breaks down copyrights and the importance of owning your copyright. He also gives us his no holds barred take on the African music industry today and what at artist needs to be a success.
Africa Business Radio — As a musician, the team you build to help you with your career is very important just as the quality of music you make. Having the right management team is critical to the success of every artist.
Africa Business Radio — 2017 is the year that African cinema will be redefined as movies such as Happiness is a four letter word and The Wedding Party where big hits at the box office in 2016 showing that there is potential for a commercially driven film industry in Africa. We are joined by Sheetal Megan Durban born film maker to get her take on this opportunity. Maitre Gims is the music providing the soundtrack for the first episode of The Business Of Entertainment 2017.
Africa Business Radio — The first Friday of December 2016 has us looking at the importance of an education to back your entertainment ambitions. We focus on film and we are joined by the President of the AFDA council Dr Christopher John and we discuss the academy award winning institution's contribution to the film industry in Africa and the world - beyond quality human capital.
Africa Business Radio — Gaming in Africa is forecast to be a 3.7billion rand industry by 2020. We break those numbers down in terms of where the opportunity is with Len Nel business development manager for rhe Rage Expo and Grant Hinds, the gaming guru of South Africa.
Africa Business Radio — This week we look at PWC's entertainment and media outlook for 2016 to 2020 looking at the industry from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. We look at the data and commentry in the report covering the Internet, music, television and radio.
Africa Business Radio — The first of the spotlight series where we put a spotlight on the entertainment industry in a specific country. This week we put a spotlight on Zambian music and we are joined by Duncan Sodala founder and CEO of Holster music.
Africa Business Radio — Today we are joined by Yoel Kenan CEO and founder of Africori and he shares he's insights into the African music industry and the opportunities digital distribution gives African artists. We also speak to Phil Chard from Africa HipHop blog discussing the implications of Nasty C's bad hair free album release.