Monday, 28 June 2021


Deadline: 11 July 2021.

For its 5th edition, Digital Lab Africa is switching to a fully online format. The incubation and mentorship programs followed by the DLA#5 laureates include online activities, online mentorship, and participation to online industry events.

After the successful 1st phase, Digital Lab Africa 5th edition is launching the 2nd phase of its call for applications from 11 June to 11 July. This 2nd phase is dedicated to video games category.

DLA#5 call for application is open to anyone from the field of digital content creation: artists, producers, designers, start-ups, SMEs, collectives, students or entrepreneurs, living or native from a Sub-Saharan African country. It targets innovative digital content from the perspective of form, storytelling and technologies used in gaming.

The applications are reviewed by the DLA Selection Committees based on criteria of creativity, artistic/technical quality, technological aspect and potential.

To apply for phase 2 (video game):

1 – Fill in the online form

2 – Email your application documents to:

Application files:

  • Pitch deck / Presentation document (PDF, PowerPoint or Word) including:
    • Project overview
    • Game concept . Gameplay
    • Statement of intent
    • Target audience and strategy
    • Technical information
    • Graphic / Visual elements
  • Any preview, or demo of the project (if available)
  • short video pitch [2 to 3 min] explaining your concept and why you want to be part of the DLA Mentorship & Incubation program.
  • cover letter explaining why you want to take part in the DLA program.
  • resume/curriculum vitae of the applicant and/or description of the company represented
  • picture (.jpeg) of the applicant

If your pitch is selected, you stand a chance to be a participant in online masterclasses and workshops by recognized firms like  La Plaine Images, Leno,  Play in Lab and many more.

To learn more, visit:

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