TITLE

Africa eyes local fare, but novelas welcome

AUTHOR(S)
Vourlias, Christopher
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Variety;2/28/2011, Vol. 422 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Discop Africa, a television broadcasting and television program production finance congress and sales presentation in Africa, discussing the popularity of Latin American soap operas known as telenovelas in Africa. African television producers discuss the difficulties in financing and producing television programs in their own country.
ACCESSION #
58763762

 

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