2 August 2023

Here’s how you can create global platforms and audiences for your visual art

There has never been a better time to be an African visual artist: the continent’s art scene is growing, the global market is increasingly looking to the continent for exciting work, and collectors are eager to spend big bucks on African art. The ANF Academy Presents: Creating Global Audiences For Your Visual Art with Sotheby's masterclass unpacked what it takes to make it big, locally and globally.

4 July 2023

Here’s what you can do to write a winning grant proposal

The Africa No Filter Presents: Grant Writing for Storytellers and Artists masterclass offered expert tips and tools to help you increase your chances of getting a grant to support your organization or project.

22 March 2023

7 steps to take your idea for a TV show from pitch to production

There has never been a better time to tell African stories made for TV. Homegrown platforms like Multichoice are expanding their local content and looking for fresh African stories.

10 February 2023,  Mwenya Chitambala

5 things you can do to produce Oscar award winning documentaries

African stories and storytellers are making their mark in the world of film and taking their careers to dazzling heights in the process. Writer, producer and director Pippa Elrich joined the Africa No Filter Academy for a fire-side chat about her career and Oscar award winning documentary, My Octopus Teacher.

22 July 2022

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Writing Career — according to Ben Okri and other experts

The Writing Room is an online learning platform offering African writers free creative writing masterclasses by leading African authors. Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri and course instructors Ellah Wakatama, Eghosa Imasuem, Molara Wood, and Chimeka Garricks shared their writing experience and tips to help emerging authors boost their skills and profile.

8 June 2022

8 tips to help you get rich online

Africa has more than 500 million internet users, making the continent a ripe market for digital products like blogs, vlogs, podcasts and newsletters that can be turned into money-making media outlets — something that Bella Naija founder and CEO Uche Pedro has mastered. She shared her expertise at the Africa No Filter Academy Presents: How to Monetize your Digital Platforms masterclass.

4 June 2021

We're in the House! Narrative Matters Newsletter #1

What does an Ethiopian businesswoman who founded a software company have in common with a Nigerian singer/songwriter? The answer: gobal status.