AfricAvenir to attend 8th DISCOP TV AFRICA 2013 as Speaker on Friday, 8 November 2013 at 11 am. Director of Namibian branch to represent Namibian films & present Namibian Movie Collection

The 8th edition of DISCOP Africa TV Market is merely four weeks away. The biggest TV market will take place from 06 to 08 November 2013 in Sandton, Johannesburg. Namibia will be presented by the director of AfricAvenir Windhoek, Hans-Christian Mahnke. He has been invited as a speaker at a DISCOP-PRO panel discussion titled: nTHE EDUTAINMENT REVOLUTION on Friday, 08 November, 11h00.
nThe panel’s theme is summarized as following: "Edutainment is the combination of educational and entertaining television programming. It enhances the values of adventure, exploration and quality of life, and it stimulates curiosity and learning worldwide. This unique session will look at the edutainment revolution that challenges audiences with intelligent, inspiring and educational television."nMahnke/AfricAvenir will present to an international audience the idea and intention behind the Namibian Movie Collection, a project of the FNCC, JoeVision Production and AfricAvenir. Mahnke will furthermore represent filmmakers from Namibia who have entered into a commercial agreement with AfricAvenir to act as agent for their films. These specific films are:n“The Power Stone”  by Andrew Botelle and Kelly Kowalski, “Wanahepo – the return of a Namibian Hero” by Per Sanden, “Looking for Iilonga”, “Rider Without a Horse” and “Dead River” by Tim Huebschle, “Eembiti” and “Love Is” by Perivi Katjavivi, “Skymaster” by Nghidipo Nangolo, “Flight to Heaven” by Virginia Witts, “Born in Etosha Part 1 & 2” by Andrew Botelle and Robert Scott, “Nda Mona” by Richard Pakleppa, and “Testimony. Breaking the Wall of Silence” by Simon Wilkie.nThe films can also be downloaded at|+| Download our CataloguenAbout DISCOP Africa TV Market:
1500+ delegates at the forefront of film & TV business with and across Africa will be attending, including close to 200 producers operating in Africa, most from South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, and many seeking international partners.n More info here:  / nThank you to:
In order for AfricAvenir Windhoek to attend the biggest TV market on the African continent, support was given by Filmmakers Association of Namibia (FAN), RBJ Trust (Namibia), the organizers of DISCOP TV Africa, Basiclead (Los Angeles), and Africa International Film Festival (Nigeria).


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