Who Can Join?

AAFC

  • Members must be endorsed and supported as the film commission (or appropriate investment / tourism agency) for a defined geographic area, by the respective African national, state, provincial or local government. The member must verify and document this mandate annually and at the time of application.
  • Membership Categories include: National, State/Provincial, City / Region and Sector.
  • Members must not be or be controlled by a private for-profit company or business organization, proprietary commercial entity or labour union.
  • Members must avoid actual or apparent conflicts of interest between the official duties and services of the film commission office and the private financial interests of the film commissioner and film commission employees. Such persons must avoid employment by or significant financial holdings in production companies, vendor or service business that provide commercial products or services in film and television production.
  • Members must provide or intend to provide full film liaison and location services, and location scouting upon request to the production community. The film commission must provide service and support from the initial contact to the close of production, including also on-call problem solving. In providing its services, the film commission should work with and be supportive of the local production community, particularly in the areas of information and referral services.
  • Members must act as liaison between the Industry and all levels and units of government.

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African countries eligible for membership include:

Algeria

Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi

Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Democratic Republic of Congo
Republic of Congo
Cote d’Ivoire

Djibouti

Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho
Liberia
Libya

Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique

Namibia
Niger
Nigeria

Reunion
Rwanda

Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland

Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia
Zimbabwe