This year’s Berlinale, held February 9-17, 2017, will provide a platform for projects and ideas from the African film industry. The “Berlinale Africa Hub” is an initiative of the European Film Market (EFM) in cooperation with the World Cinema Fund with Berlinale Talents and with the Berlinale Co-Production Market. The Hub is a communication and networking platform for the African film industry and European Film Market participants curious about new distribution and marketing models, and virtual reality and 360° projects by African filmmakers and producers. The Hub will also spotlight start-ups that bring audio-visual content to the African market, alongside emerging African VOD and SVOD platforms.