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Creative Youth Festival celebrates the creative youth of South Africa, Africa and the world. The festival is aimed at youth empowerment, talent development, entrepreneurship and stimulating an audience, as well as inspiring new creators in the arts industry. In 2022 we have partnered with FAME Week Africa and MIP Africa to bring youth talent to the world. 

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FAME Week Africa brings together co-related events focusing on the major creative economies, namely film, television and animation as well as music, and entertainment technology, with plans afoot to add more of the creative industries in future editions.

Open to all industry professionals from 24-26 August 2022 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), FAME Week Africa headlined by MIP Africa (television and film industry) and Muziki Africa (music industry) and supported by Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) and Media Entertainment Solutions Africa (MESA) will turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming three days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business.

Featured Event

Fame Week Africa

Fame Week Africa

Aug 24 @ 10:00 am - Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm

FAME Week Africa brings together co-related events focusing on the major creative economies, namely film, television and animation as well as music, and entertainment technology, with plans afoot to add more of the creative industries in future editions.

Open to all industry professionals from 24-26 August 2022 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), FAME Week Africa headlined by MIP Africa (television and film industry) and Muziki Africa (music industry) and supported by Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) and Media Entertainment Solutions Africa (MESA) will turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming three days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business.

Pitch Like A Boss

Pitch Like A Boss

Creative Youth Festival invites you to share your amazing movie/series idea to be part of a Pitch Preparedness Mentorship Program so you can pitch your project at MIP Africa during FAME Week Africa, Like a Boss!

As a successful applicant, you will enjoy specialised master classes, one-on-one mentorship and constructive critique to take your pitch to the next level.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 2020

PITCH NOW!

Meet The Team

Karabo Miller-Likhethe

Karabo Miller-Likhethe

Kutlwano Mabusela

Kutlwano Mabusela

Deidre Rosenberg

Deidre Rosenberg

Past Partner Festivals and Events

International Public Art Festival 12 - 16 February 2020

International Public Art Fair

12th Feb 2020 - 16th Feb 2020

Organised by Baz-Art, 25 local and international artists will be painting large murals in Salt River. This 4th edition will bring the number of murals well above a […]

Investec Cape Town Art Fair 14-16 February 2020

Investec Cape Town Art Fair

14th Feb 2020 - 17th Feb 2020

Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.

The city boasts […]

cocreate Cape Town 24-26 February 2020

#COCREATE Design Festival

24th Feb 2020 - 25th Feb 2020

#cocreateSANL is a platform for South African and Dutch counterparts to exchange ideas and innovations for a sustainable future. It stimulates collaboration between South Africa and the Netherlands based on […]

Design Indaba 26 – 28 February 2020

Design Indaba

26th Feb 2020 - 28th Feb 2020

Design Indaba has seen over 600 illustrious speakers take to the stage to deliver soul-stirring and mind-awakening talks earning the acclaim as the best conference in the world whilst also […]

CICLOPE Africa

26th Mar 2020

The only festival dedicated to craft in advertising and moving image gets back to South Africa to gather the most prestigious creatives, producers and marketers in an exclusive event at […]

Animation SA proudly presents The Cape Town International Animation Festival!

The largest dedicated African Animation Festival on the continent, with a programme that has something for everyone. Delegates can enjoy films, […]

Comic Con Cape Town

1st May 2020 - 3rd May 2020

Reed Exhibitions Africa and Reedpop, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events including Comic Con Africa and New York Comic Con, is bringing Comic Con to Cape Town from […]

Encounters

4th Jun 2020 - 14th Jun 2020

Encounters will deliver a line-up of riveting documentaries in Cape Town and Johannesburg from around the globe featuring a wide range of topics: from icons, crimes against humanity, forbidden lives, […]

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

16th Jul 2020 - 26th Sep 2020

Now celebrating its landmark 41st year, this prestigious South African international film festival is a unique phenomenon on the African cultural calendar. The festival will screen around 100 selected films, […]

The Loerie Awards & Creative Week

21st Aug 2020 - 22nd Aug 2020

For over 40 years, the Loeries – a not for profit association – has been pushing, championing and sharing creativity and innovation.

It’s not just an award. It’s about recognising creative […]

The 48 Hour Film Festival

1st Aug 2020 - 31st Aug 2020

The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie – write, shoot, and edit – in just 48 hours. […]

Bokeh Fashion Film Festival

11th Jun 2020 - 28th Jun 2020

The Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival has become the most creative and inspiring Fashion Film Festival globally. The festival brings together creatives in the Film, Fashion, Artistic and […]

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