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Tshimologong announces fifth edition of Digital Lab Africa

Tshimologong announces fifth edition of Digital Lab Africa

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The fifth edition of Digital Lab Africa (DLA), the first mentorship and incubation programme for African creatives in innovative and digital content, has launched its next call for applications. DLA is calling on artists, producers, designers, collectives, students or entrepreneurs from both creative and cultural industries, including from across Sub-Saharan Africa to apply.

DLA aims to incubate emerging talent by offering them a springboard to jump-start and accelerate their projects with the support and expertise of the DLA ecosystem.

The Pan-African accelerator focuses on five key categories: immersive experience, video games, music, animation and digital art.

Lesley Donna Williams, Chief Executive, Tshimologong Precinct, said the DLA applications reflect the vitality and uniqueness of the African continent in the field of digital cultures and new technologies. “Each year the level innovation in terms of form, storytelling, content and technologies gets better. We expect DLA#5 to once again exceed our expectations and look forward to receiving quality applications.”

In 2020, DLA received more than 500 applications from over 32 countries. For its fifth edition, Digital Lab Africa is switching to a fully online format.

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