Celebrating African Creativity: Alderman JP Smith, Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, expresses delight in welcoming back FAME Week Africa to Cape Town. Recognising its role in promoting the African film, TV, and music industry, Cape Town proudly supports and nurtures creative talent.

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FAME Week Africa, built by RX Africa, is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated return to the beautiful City of Cape Town from 3 to 10 September 2023. This annual event is a celebration of the African film, TV, and music industry, bringing together industry professionals, artists, and enthusiasts from across the continent and beyond.

The decision to bring FAME Week Africa back to Cape Town has been met with great excitement and anticipation. Cape Town, known for its stunning landscapes, diverse culture, and vibrant creative scene, has firmly established itself as a haven for movie, TV, and music productions. The city’s picturesque settings, world-class production facilities, and talented local workforce provide the perfect backdrop for showcasing the best of African talent and creativity.

Martin Hiller, FAME Week Africa Portfolio Director, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “FAME Week Africa is thrilled to be coming back to the City of Cape Town. Cape Town’s unique blend of natural beauty and cultural richness provides the perfect setting to celebrate the dynamic African film, TV, and music industry. We are excited to showcase the incredible talent and creativity that this city and the entire continent have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you to the City of Cape Town for an extraordinary week of creativity and inspiration at FAME Week Africa 2023.”

The City of Cape Town is equally thrilled to host this prestigious event. Alderman JP Smith, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security stated, “We are delighted to welcome back FAME Week Africa to Cape Town. This event plays a crucial role in promoting the African film, TV, and music industry, and it aligns perfectly with our city’s commitment to supporting and nurturing creative talent. Cape Town is honoured to serve as the backdrop for this incredible celebration of African storytelling and entertainment.”

During FAME Week Africa, attendees can expect a diverse range of events that cater to all interests. Film screenings, panel discussions, industry masterclasses, music performances, and networking opportunities will fill the week’s schedule. This gathering serves as a platform for emerging and established artists, industry professionals, and enthusiasts to connect, exchange ideas, and celebrate the richness of African storytelling and entertainment.


FAME Week Africa’s robust program aims to highlight the importance of the African film, TV, and music industry and its significant contribution to the global entertainment landscape. The event provides a unique opportunity for professionals to discover new talent, forge collaborations, and foster growth and innovation within the industry.

The 2023 edition of FAME Week Africa boasts exciting highlights that attendees can look forward to. MultiChoice, a leading entertainment company in Africa, has joined as the Super Sponsor for this year’s event. Their support will enhance the impact and success of the festival, providing even more opportunities for African creatives.

FilmOne, a prominent player in the African film industry, will host an exclusive NOLLYWOOD NIGHT, showcasing the best of Nigerian cinema. Netflix, a global leader in streaming entertainment, will host a Producers Networking Cocktail session, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing among industry professionals. FAME Week Africa has invited Canada as the guest country, promoting cultural exchange and showcasing the diversity and creativity of Canadian and African talent.

The event will introduce the FAME Film Shorts Festival, celebrating the art of short filmmaking and providing emerging filmmakers with a platform to showcase their unique storytelling skills. The BBC will host the Creative Leaders Lunch, bringing influential voices and industry leaders together to discuss the future of African storytelling and explore collaboration opportunities. Additionally, FAME Week Africa has partnered with the Realness Institute to support and empower African storytellers through various initiatives, including the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy, Screenwriters’ Residency, and Episodic Pitches event.

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Whether you’re a musician, filmmaker, or television professional, FAME Week Africa is the place to be. With a wide range of panels, workshops, and networking events on offer, this is your chance to connect with some of the most innovative and dynamic players in the entertainment industry. So what are you waiting for? Register today and secure your spot at one of Africa’s premier entertainment events!

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience! Register now and secure your spot at FAME Week Africa in the City.