A databank of African audiovisual productions

Building an audiovisual market in CameroonBuilding an audiovisual market in Cameroon
The project, implemented by the Association pour la Promotion de l’Audiovisuel et du Spectacle (APPAS), aims to create a data bank of African audiovisual and film productions (‘BIMAC’). The works will be selected from all over the continent and made available to producers, directors and researchers around the world. The project will promote the diffusion of these works on African and international markets, thus reinforcing the visibility and capacities of the audiovisual sector throughout the continent.
Project manager:
Rémi Atangana Abega

Association pour la Promotion de l’Audiovisuel et du Spectacle

Beneficiary countries:
  • Cameroon
Funds allocated:
US $ 80.000,00
Project implementation period:
April, 2011 to April, 2012
Established a regional database of central African film and audiovisual productions with over 400 titles to promote their distribution and commercialization in Cameroon


Boosting access to regional audiovisual material, the Cameroonian Association to Promote Audiovisual and Live Performance (APPAS) has created the first database of central African cinematographic and audiovisual productions. The initiative offers an innovative channel for producers and broadcasters to distribute or access quality audiovisual works. The non-governmental organization’s initiative was funded by UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity.