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Digital Laboratory Africa 2018 for African skills in digital material production (42,000 ZAR prize money & & moneyed Residency in France)

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Digital Laboratory Africa 2018 for African skills in digital material production (42,000 ZAR prize money & & moneyed Residency in France)

Application Due Date: January 13 th, 2019

The Digital Laboratory Africa require jobs targets artists, manufacturers, designers, start-ups, trainees in the media and innovative markets. The call is open to anybody from Sub-Saharan Africa having an ingenious job in 5 classifications of multimedia production: web production, virtual truth, computer game, animation and digital music.

DLA is searching for jobs at preliminary phase of advancement, in requirement of partners and financial backing and ingenious in regards to narrative, material or innovations.

Digital Laboratory Africa (DLA) is a platform and a require jobs committed to innovative material related to development in Africa (web production, virtual truth, computer game, animation, digital music). The very concept of DLA is to breed next-gen innovative skill by using them a springboard to jump-start and accelerate their jobs with the assistance and competence of DLA environment (studios, occasions, manufacturers, broadcasters, suppliers, professionals, incubation locations …) from France and Sub-Saharan African nations.

The Digital Laboratory Africa require jobs is open to anybody from the field of digital material production: artists, manufacturers, designers, start-ups, SMEs, collectives, trainees or business owners, based in Sub-Saharan Africa or a nationwide of a nation in this area.

Classifications:

  • Web Production.
  • Virtual Truth

  • Computer Game

  • Digital Music

  • Animation

Choice:

  • Following the call for jobs, 30 jobs are picked for the last Pitch Competitors. The video pitch of of each of the 30 rivals are shown online on a ballot platform where the audience has the chance to see and choose their preferred pitch.
  • After private interviews with each of the 30 finalists, 10 jobs are lastly picked by the DLA’ Choice Committees as winners of the DLA.

Advantages:

  • The 10 winning jobs (2 jobs per classification) are approved with a 42,000 ZAR prize money and a Digital Laboratory Africa Incubation Pass to accelerate their job

DLA INCUBATION PASS

  • Each of the 10 jobs’ holders are mentored by both French and African professionals to take advantage of the competence of numerous communities. They take advantage of access to Dassault Systèmes’ worldwide competence network for assistance, management and services they require for their jobs advancement.
  • Along with the DLA mentorship program, the 10 mentees have the chance to be immersed in those communities thanks to residency programs within digital clusters and involvement in benchmark market occasions in France or in Sub-Saharan African area.
  • The anticipated result of DLA incubation program is market all set material.
    The DLA Incubation Pass consists of
  • mentorship program by French and Sub-Saharan African market secret gamers
  • residency duration in France or in Sub-Saharan African nations within an innovative cluster
  • involvement at market occasions in France or in the Sub-Saharan African area.

Timeline:

  • Require jobs (14 November 2018– 13 January 2019)
  • 14 November 2018– 13 January 2019: require jobs
  • March 2019: statement of the picked jobs for the Pitch Competitors April 2019: statement of the DLA # 3 winners

Last Pitch Competitors (March 2019)

  • Following the call for jobs, 30 jobs are picked for the last Pitch Competitors by the DLA’ Choice Committees members. The “Video Pitch” of the 30 rivals are shown online on a ballot platform where the audience has the chance to see and choose their preferred pitch. After private interviews with each of the finalists, 10 jobs are lastly picked by the DLA’ Choice Committees as winners of the DLA Pitch Competitors.
  • The 10 winning jobs (2 jobs per classification) are approved with a 42,000 ZAR prize money and a Digital Laboratory Africa Incubation Pass to accelerate their job.

DLA Incubation Pass (May-December 2019)

The incubation stage will present throughout a duration of 3 to 6 months in between May and December2019 It will be adjusted to the particular requirements of the jobs and will consist of a duration of house in France of variable period depending upon the jobs, as much as a limitation of one month.

How to Use:

Candidates should: 1/ Fill the online kind in 2/ Email the application files (in French or in English) to applications@digilabafrica.com

Application files
• Pitch deck/ Discussion file (PDF, PowerPoint or Word) consisting of:
— job’s introduction, idea, declaration of intent …
— advancement and production schedule, provisionary budget plan, target market and technique
• Visual component and/or research study file
— Storyboard/ state of mind board/ graphics/ portfolio/ movie script (for web production, animation or VR jobs)
— Video game style file (for computer game jobs)
— Any sneak peek, pilot or video demonstration of the job (if readily available, for all kinds of jobs)
• A cover letter describing why you wish to become part of the DLA Mentorship & Incubation program (1-page optimum)
• A resume/curriculum vitae of the candidate and/or description of the business represented
• A photo (. jpeg) of the candidate

Application Treatment:

Email the following application files (in French or in English) to applications@digilabafrica.com prior to January 13 th, 2019

  • Pitch deck/ Discussion file ( PDF, PowerPoint or Word) consisting of:
    — job’s introduction, idea, declaration of intent …
    — advancement and production schedule, provisionary budget plan, target market and technique
  • Visual component and/or research study file
    Storyboard/ state of mind board/ graphics/ portfolio/ movie script (for web production, animation or VR jobs
    — Video game style file (for computer game jobs)
    — Any sneak peek, pilot or video demonstration of the job (if readily available, for all kinds of jobs)
  • A cover letter describing why you wish to become part of the DLA Mentorship & Incubation program (1-page optimum)
  • A resume/curriculum vitae of the candidate and/or description of the business represented
  • A photo(. jpeg) of the candidate

Applicants can send numerous jobs (one application per job)
Applications sent by 2 individuals operating in sets can be thought about.

For More Details:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Digital Laboratory Africa 2018