RFO launched its 1st call for projects

The Rwanda Film Office – a partner of the Clap ACP scheme of the ACP-EU Culture Programme – has just launched a call for projects with a total budget of RWF 184 million to support filmmakers at different stages of production, from writing to post-production. This pilot project is an important step in the process of structuring the audiovisual sector in Rwanda. 

Central africa: 3rd call for projects

The ACP-EU Culture “Creating in Central Africa” has launched its third and final call for projects in support of cultural and creative industries. The call is addressed to organisations from eight countries in the region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe.


The World Cinema Fund has just revealed the results of the 36th session of its project selection jury. In total, six funding recommendations were awarded to various projects from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Two projects – a documentary and a feature film – from Africa receive the ACP bonus.

Central Africa: list of winners

Our regional hub “Créer en Afrique Centrale” has just published the selection of its second round of projects.


Interview with Sylvain Sankale

Discover our interview of Maître Sylvain Sankale, Lawyer, art critic and collector from Senegal. He tells us about the origins of the Dak’Art Biennial but also about the art situation in Senegal and in Africa.

Ouaga film lab selected projects

The 7th edition of the Ouaga Film Lab will be held in Grand-Bassam (Côte d’Ivoire) from 26 September to 1 October 2022.

The call for applications launched in March mobilised some one hundred applications from all the countries of the African continent. At the end of the deliberations, the Ouaga Film Lab selection committee chose 12 projects. 




Implemented by the Organisation of the ACP States and funded by the European Union, the « ACP-EU towards a viable cultural industry » programme (ACP-EU CULTURE) intends to boost the potential of the cultural and creative sector and its contribution to the social and economic development of the ACP countries.


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ACP-UE culture Support mechanisms

Thanks to the support of the ACP-EU Culture Programme, several funds provide concrete support to cultural and creative industries in ACP countries. Implemented in partnership with international, regional and national organisations, these funds cover all cultural sectors and aim to strengthen the capacities of artists and cultural operators, improve the quality and promotion of their productions and facilitate their access to innovative financing mechanisms. A total budget of €36 million is earmarked for this purpose.