The AFRICAN FILM COMMISSIONS NETWORK is established as a private association that supports and promotes the development of the film industry and the promotion of filming on location in Africa.

Following internationally established and recognized norms, members of the AFRICAN FILM COMMISSIONS NETWORK are the professional Film Commissions, Film Offices or Film Institutes in Africa that are established and operate with the official sanction and mandate from their respective national, provincial / state or city governments. Membership is also accepted from official Tourism Agencies, Investment Promotion Agencies and other governmental initiatives tasked with promoting the development of the film economy within their territories.


  • – A pan African network of Film Commissions, Film Institutes, Tourism Organizations, Investment Promotion Agencies and other African entities charged with promoting and developing filming-on-location in their respective countries, cities or regions.
  • – A database of current contact information of the film commission, investment promotion agency or tourism organization of every African country.
  • – A website providing access to the database, and to additional information on African film locations, incentives, services and crew.
  • – Regular communication, meetings and networking between members, potential clients, and other industry partners, including other continental film commission networks.