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We Are AfroCannes

In the business of diversity and inclusion in films during the  Cannes Film Festival
16-17 May 2024
Hôtel Gray d'Albion, Cannes 

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About

Launched in 2022, AfroCannes is an event organized by Yanibes during the Cannes Film Festival in May in Cannes, France. 

AfroCannes is a two-day event featuring panel discussions, country highlights, presentations, screenings, cocktails and tributes.

 

AfroCannes aims at promoting diversity, inclusion in film across the industry. AfroCannes connects creatives, businesses and stakeholders from the entire film ecosystem at the world premiere film gathering; The Cannes Film Festival. 

Themes in 2024: Hip Hop Culture & Act Local, Think Global

Access: Free and by registration only. You will need to show your registration confirmation at the entrance. No need for Market or Festival Badges 

Date: 16-17 May 2024 

Timing: from 9.00 AM to 7.00 PM 

Networking activities: To be announced 

Location: Hotel Gray d'Albion 

About
Program

Program

AfroCannes Program features themes and topics including: 

  • Hip Hop Culture & The Film Industry: 51 years of impact 

  • Act Local, Think Global: The art of telling indigenous stories that sell across the board

  • Brazilian Outreach: The African connection 

  • Caribbean Filmmaking Industry: Focus on developing Jamaica & Sint Maarten film markets 

  • Scandinavian Focus on Diversity & Inclusion: Denmark, Norway & Sweden 

  • South Africa vs Nigeria: The next stage for Africa's film industry juggernauts

  • Afropean Identity in Films: Building bridges   

  • Kenya: The new animation hub

  • Distribution & IP politics: The numbers game 

  • Mediawan & Africa: Lex Africana - How to produce a premium action TV series in West Africa 

  • IMDb and Representation: Be seen, be heard, get hired whenever and wherever 

  • Technology & Accessibility: Films for all or using technology for a more inclusive film audience 

  • and more

The program can be downloaded here.

Speakers 

Speakers
Partners

Media Partners 

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Institutional Partners

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Industry Partners

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Collaborative Partners 

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Venue

Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d'Albion Cannes

38 Rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes

France

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Founder & Organizer

Prudence Kolong

Prudence Kolong, the founder of Yanibes and organizer of AfroCannes, AfroBerlin and of Yanibes Consulting, Yanibes Productions and Yanibes Foundation, is a French business consultant and producer based in Sweden and France. 

Contact Us

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Address

Yanibes SAS 

66, Avenue des Champs Elysées

75008, Paris - France

SIREN: 897 950 457

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 +33 650269748

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