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Digital Lab Africa Is Calling For Applications From African Creatives In Innovative And Digital Contents

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March 16, 2021, 12:59 a.m.

Digital Lab Africa, is an incubation program that is led and run by the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct at Wits University through the support of the AFD (Agence Française de Développement). This pan African accelerator focuses on 5 areas: Video Games, Digital Art, Immersive Experience, Animation, and music.

DLA is targeting African digital content creatives. DLA has just made a call for new applications. This fifth edition is calling designers, artists, collectives, entrepreneurs, students, producers, and entrepreneurs within the digital creative and cultural industries across Subsaharan Africa to apply.

Applications for the animation and immersive experience (XR) categories are currently open and will close by the 4th of April. Other applications targeting digital art, video, and other music categories can be submitted between the 17th of May and the 11th of July.

In 2020 alone, DLA received over 500 applications from 32 countries. In this fifth edition, Digital Lab Africa will switch to a virtual format. Lesley Donna Williams, the CEO of the Tshimologong Precinct shared how DLA applications reflect the uniqueness and vitality of the African continent in the fields of digital culture and new technologies.

You can drop your applications here

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