Cultural Domains:
UNESCO Priorities:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 80 000.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Databank on African audiovisual productions
Start date
Apr 2011
End date
Apr 2012

About the project:

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.

Results:

Established a regional database of central African film and audiovisual productions with over 400 titles to promote their distribution and commercialization in Cameroon.

Cameroonian Association to Promote Audiovisual and Live Performance (APPAS)

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Project implementation period: 
2011 to 2012
About the project: 

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.

Beneficiary countries: 
Cameroon
Country of applicant: 
Cameroon
Cultural Domains: 
UNESCO Priorities: 
Funds allocated (in USD): 
USD80000.00
Sections: 
Title of the section: 
Main activities:
Short Description: 
  • Collecting and inventorying African audiovisual works including those currently in production; 
  • Developing the physical and technical aspects of the databank;
  • Collecting and inventorying information on African filmmakers, producers, distributors and other relevant professionals;
  • Enhancing the visibility of the project through interactions with African and international professional networks and federated associations; and 
  • Organizing workshops to introduce African cinema to young people and provide them with training in audiovisual techniques.
Position: 
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Organization: 
Databank on African audiovisual productions
Family name: 
Atangana Abega
Given name: 
Rémi
Position: 
President
Year of application: 
2010
Results: 
Established a regional database of central African film and audiovisual productions with over 400 titles to promote their distribution and commercialization in Cameroon.