The highly anticipated DStv Content Creator Awards are back for a second year, and this time they are hosting an informative Emerging Content Creator Workshop in Johannesburg. Following the success of last year’s event in Cape Town, the team behind the awards is excited to shine a light on emerging content creators, providing them with invaluable insights and inspiration.
The workshop, scheduled for Thursday, June 8, 2023 at Workshop17 in Sandton, promises to be an exciting opportunity for aspiring content creators to learn from industry experts. With a diverse line-up of speakers and topics tailored to inform and excite emerging and up-and-coming content creators, attendees can expect a day filled with valuable knowledge and networking opportunities.

Speakers and topics (in no particular order):

  • DStv: Creating winning local content
  • Content Creator Panel Discussion: How to create engaging content
  • One-eyed Jack & Steyn Entertainment: Marketing, PR and the business side of content creation
  • Spotify: Let’s Talk Podcasts!
  • Workshop17: Collaborations & Partnerships
  • 947: How to stay at the top of your game & announcement of crew search competition
  • Studio Reach: Top tips for emerging creators
  • TikTok: TikTok Masterclass
  • Sol: Working with Brands
“The DStv Content Creator Awards are not just about recognising exceptional talent but also about supporting emerging creators who may lack the resources or know-how to pursue content creation as a career,” said Awards’ CEO, Manuela Dias de Deus “This workshop aims to bridge that gap by providing aspiring content creators with the necessary skills and insights to succeed in this dynamic industry.”

Tickets are free, but you must register
Tickets for the workshop are free, but attendees need to register in advance due to limited seating. Interested individuals can secure their spot by registering through the official event website, register here.
The doors will open at 09h00 with the workshop starting at 09h30 and ending at 16h00, a light lunch will be provided for attendees.

In recognition of the digital age, the workshop will also be broadcasted live on TikTok for those unable to attend in person. Viewers can tune in to the TikTok LIVE stream starting from 09h30 and join the virtual audience in gaining valuable insights from the speakers.

Attendees and virtual viewers alike will have the chance to win exciting prizes throughout the workshop, further enhancing the experience and rewarding their commitment to advancing their content creation journey.

For more information about the DStv Content Creator Awards and the Emerging Content Creator Workshop, visit
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MultiChoice Group (MCG), which listed in the Main Board of the JSE on 27 February 2019, is one of the fastest-growing video entertainment providers globally, delivering entertainment products and services to 21.8m households across 50 countries on the African continent. Its track record of more than 35 years is reflective of a commitment to provide audiences with only the best local, sport and international content.

MCG’s strong partnerships with distributors, installers and telecommunication companies, along with its well-established payment solutions, competitive pricing and choice of viewership packages continue to secure its place in the global market, while also providing solutions unique to the African market.  Its direct-to-home (DTH), digital terrestrial television (DTT) and over-the-top (OTT) solutions enable the business to stay relevant and aligned to changing consumer habits while capturing new markets.

Content is at the very core of the business. MCG aims to deliver quality content anywhere, anytime and on any device through a comprehensive video entertainment offering at different price points. As pioneers in African video entertainment, MCG plays an important role in making information and entertainment easily accessible to Africans.

MCG aims to secure content rights in a manner that is cost-effective and reflective of the diversity of its audiences. Its substantial portfolio includes award-winning local content (a key differentiator in its service offering), a leading sports offering (including production capabilities) and access to international content, which is all shared on the group’s platforms: DStv, GOtv, Showmax, M-Net and SuperSport.

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