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NFC empowers film producers

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The Namibia Film Commission is conducting its first ever screen and film production workshop in the Kavango East Region. 

The two-week workshop is aimed at equipping regional script writers, directors, camera operators, and production editors with the necessary knowledge and skills to independently produce films. 

The workshop is led by film producer and director Caleb Cindano.

NFC, Moon Valley Films embark on location familiarisation tour

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The Namibian Film Commission (NFC), in partnership with Moon Valley Films, will embark on a location familiarisation tour aimed at promoting Namibia as the perfect film destination for international films.

World-renown location managers, who play a pivotal role in the selection of filming destinations, are in Namibia on a ten-day tour to familiarise themselves with the different landscapes Namibia has to offer.

The aim was also to promote Namibia as a filming destination by providing a real-life experience.

nbc Plus App launches

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has unveiled its latest innovation, the nbc Plus App, which promises to revolutionise the way viewers and listeners access their favourite radio and television stations.
With just a click of a button, users can now enjoy seamless access to 11 radio stations and three TV stations, right at their fingertips.

"The Goal" premiers on DStv 

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The film is part of the thirteen films by Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) and Multi-Choice Namibia.

"The Goal" film premiered on KykNET and DSTV.

The crew gathered at the Goethe-Institut to witness the premiere of the film.

The film tells the story of a talented young footballer from an underprivileged background who puts her scholarship at risk when she tries to fit in at a private school.

Otja Kooper, who played the lead character, sat with nbc.

CRAN commends nbc and Multichoice Namibia on Mukorob Film Project

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The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has congratulated the nbc and MultiChoice Namibia for successfully producing and launching thirteen locally produced films.

The two broadcasters recently launched the Mukorob Film Project.

The regulatory body said the nbc and Multichoice Namibia completed the project in compliance with the local content quota obligations imposed by CRAN.

CRAN further said the collaborative initiative supports the Namibian film industry and offers global exposure to domestically crafted feature films.

Film industry in need of Funding

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Funding has always been a challenge for the film industry's growth, and corporations reluctance to fund has stiffened the film industry.

The veteran film makers say producing a film is costly and that the Namibian Film Commission's annual budget is not even close to the amount needed to produce one. Vickson Hangula, a Namibian veteran filmmaker, urged the private sector to re-consider investment in the industry as it has huge potential to tackle the unemployment rate in the country. 

Film industry welcomes Mukorob

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Veteran film industry players say the launch of the nbc-Multi-Choice Namibia Mukorob Project last week is the right step towards growing the industry, which has been moving at a snail's pace.

Thirteen local films were produced under the project. The films can now be accessed by millions of viewers on a continental platform, telling Namibian stories, culture, language, and landscape. The nbc News caught up with veteran Namibian filmmaker Vickson Hangula in Okahandja.

MultiChoice, nbc launch Mukorob Film Project

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The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Emma Theofelus, has urged commercial banks to consider the establishment of a specialised loan programme tailored to support local filmmakers.

She was speaking at the launch of the Mukorob Film Project in the capital on Wednesday.

MultiChoice Namibia's collaboration with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has enabled 13 local film production houses to release top-quality and distinct Namibian stories.

nbc's Project Mukorob to air in September

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The nbc and Multi-Choice Namibia's 13 local films are set to hit your screen next month.

The project, also known as Project Mukorob, will take Namibian stories to the world.

Thirteen producers were selected out of over 200 submissions in the first phase of the production.

The local films that were produced in collaboration with the nbc, will provide compelling viewing for DStv and GOtv customers and take Namibian stories to the world as of September.

Afroprint Line launches Project Roll-A-Dice

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The Afroprint Line Trading CC has launched its Project Roll-A-Dice show to promote Namibia and Africa's culture as well as creative knowledge through captivating music entertainment.

Project Roll-A-Dice aims to innovate Swift 30, a game show that is evolving from its origin as a board game.

The game show's primary focus is to showcase Namibia's rich and diverse culture through engaging entertainment trivia.

In collaboration with local creative and cultural experts, Swift 30 seeks to provide viewers with an educational experience.