Launching MashaRket’s Website
and Registration Platform

Event Note

28th to 30th November, 2023

Kigali Conference and
Exhibition Village

The Mashariki African Film Festival (MAAFF) and Media Pros Africa (MPA) are proud to announce the unveiling of the MashaRket - Kigali International Content Market official website and registration portal, a revolutionary and groundbreaking platform set to be the convergence point for global media stakeholders to network, exchange insights and transact.

Building upon the success of eight editions of the Mashariki African Film Festival (MAAFF) and one of Africa's top Distribution Network, Media Pros Africa (MPA), this partnership opens up opportunities of growth particularly for African filmmakers and content creators. Here are the key Features and Benefits of the MashaRket Website:

Mr. Tresor Senga, CEO of MashaRket. “The unveiling of the MashaRket website and registration portal stands as a true testament to the dedication and unwavering efforts of our team. This is a significant milestone after months of meticulous planning, says Tresor Senga, CEO Mashariki International Film Festival. He adds, “Our team shines through, and we are genuinely excited to see the launch of a user-friendly platform that connects producers, filmmakers, and professionals from across the globe. This initiative is a resounding testament to the potential of collaboration and innovation within Africa's film, media, and broadcast industry. We celebrate this achievement and eagerly anticipate the positive impact it will have on the sector's growth and advancement

CEO of Media Pros Africa. Ms. Wangeci Murage “Collaborating with the Kigali International Content Market (MashaRket) in parallel with the Mashariki Africa International Film Festival in partnership with Media Pros Africa, aligning with our strategic roadmap to amplify our presence and influence across Central Africa and the Francophone and Anglophone Africa. It is truly gratifying to witness the fruition of this Content Market, as we diligently work towards harmonizing the entire spectrum of content generation and dissemination. Our vision encompasses serving as the conduit through which all media participants can access the boundless prospects and untapped potential that Africa embodies. Our aspiration is for our captivating narratives to traverse existing and future mediums, ensuring their reach is as expansive as their impact”.

Join the MashaRket Community today by simply registering via The MashaRket website and social media platforms will be continuously updated you with fresh content, insightful articles, and expert interviews, providing users with the latest trends, best practices, and valuable insights to stay ahead in the dynamic media landscape.

MashaRket - Kigali International Content Market: Hosted under the auspices of the highly acclaimed nineth edition of the Mashariki African Film Festival is a key industry platform for both Francophone and Anglophone Africa. All delegates including content buyers, sellers, producers, and film students are welcome to register via our newly launched website.

MashaRket is the first content market hosted by MAAFF. The content market will create opportunities for sales, networking, and long-term relationships between local and international industry stakeholders. The 3-day content market taking place from 28 - 30 November 2023 at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (KCEV) will bring together established and fastdeveloping creative industries, making content trading smoother and smarter for both sellers and buyers. Sellers can offer finished programs, adaptation rights and projects in development. Buyers represent broadcasters, streaming platforms, mobile operators, and producers among others.