Professionals of the film and audio-visual industry are informed that, as part of the 29th Edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, taking place from 22 February to 1st March 2025, entries for the second edition of YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION are on from 5 April to 31 October 2024.

YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION is an initiative by the Management of FESPACO to promote fiction feature film projects in search of financial partnerships. The main purpose of this key mechanism is to foster and support African and Diaspora film co-productions in order to promote such films internationally while boosting the emergence of film talents across the African continent.

This edition of YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION is open to all filmmakers from Africa and Diaspora.

Project admission requirements:

  • not to have been at a previous edition of YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION;
  • the call is open to fiction feature film projects in the process of production;
  • projects must be by an author/director and /or producer from an African country or Diaspora;
  • shooting must not have started.

Application package:

Applicants to YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION Workshop must provide:

  • a logline;
  • a synopsis;
  • a treatment (10 to 15 pages);
  • a script of the project;
  • a photo of the director, (JPEG 300 dpi format);
  • photos and a visual of the film (portrait and landscape, JPEG 300 dpi format);
  • a note of intent of the director;
  • a bio-filmography of the director;
  • a bio-filmography of the producer;
  • an author’s contract with the production company;
  • a presentation of the production company;
  • a note of intent of the producer;
  • a letter of motivation specifying producer’s needs and expectations;
  • total budget of the film.

Deadline for submission of applications for YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION is 31 October 2024 at 23h 59mn the latest via the platform by clicking here and implies full acceptance of the participation conditions and Regulation of the 2nd edition of YENNENGA CO-PRODUCTION.

NB: Only complete applications will be considered by the selection committee.