Initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron and supported by general commissioner N’Goné Fall and the Institut Français, theAfrica2020 Season is an international event holding from December 2020 to September 2021.
Dedicated to the 54 countries of the African continent, the Africa2020 Season is an unprecedented season.
Build around the major challenges of the 21st century, this season presents the views of the civil society from the African continent and its recent diaspora in all sectors. The Africa2020 Season is focusing on innovation in the arts, sciences, technology, entrepreneurship, and economy.
This showcase will take the shape of a virtual event Thursday 23rd of September and Friday 24th of September 2021, for an audience of African and French professionals as well as an online communication campaign for the public via the Geekfest networks and partner networks.
More than 200 Africans organisations in video games, animation and illustration identified.
35 experts and speakers
from the African continent
115 African project developers
30 video game studios
(able to present their game to editors)
20 African animation studios
And more than 30 European companies
looking for African organisations to develop partnerships.
L’Institut Français promotes encounters between French and foreign cultures by organizing since 1985 the Saisons whose objective is to weave lasting links, to promote artistic co-productions, to develop cultural, economic or academic exchanges, and to strengthen cooperation at both national and local levels.
Afric’up Startups Summit is an event dedicated to promoting support and meetings between actors and startups of digital, innovation and technology in Africa.
3D Netinfo is the only training school for creative professions (3D, video games, animation, VR) in Francophone Africa. Alongside strong partners such as Epic Games, Facebook Occulus and Microsoft, it promotes and develops training for young Africans.
The programme of the African Creative Meeting is organized in partnership with experts and actors in the field and is dedicated to highlighting the creativity of the African continent, its vitality and density.
“Africa is an extraordinary reservoir of initiatives, projects, creativity and innovation totally unknown. This is what we want to share with the Africa 2020 season.” Mohamed Zoghlami, “Animation and video games” sector expert for the Africa 2020 Season.
September 23 & 24, 2021 – from 11am to 5pm UTC+2