Digital Lab Africa Looks to Incubate Next-Gen Talent – Variety

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JOHANNESBURG — When Greg Kriek and John DeVries arrived at Discop around this time last year, they were developing a transmedia project for an ambitious series that merged interactive game-play with traditional narrative storytelling. The South African duo took part in the pitching competition hosted by the Digital Lab Africa, a new initiative that was established as an incubation platform for African creatives working in digital and multimedia production. Forged alongside partnerships with some of the biggest names in French media, the 2016 edition handed out awards to projects in the categories of virtual reality, web creation/transmedia, digital music, video games, and animation. After wi..

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