Setting A Foundation of Discipline - with Michael Maponga of AfroLandTV
In this episode, we chat with Michael Maponga, Founder of AfroLandTV. AfroLandTV is an online streaming TV platform for Pan African TV shows and movies. You can follow Michael on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. You can follow AfroLandTV on Facebook and Instagram. If you're a content creator and interested in connecting with Michael and AfroLandTV, email firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more about Michael's producing and acting career, check out his IMDB page here. In this episode we also discussed the book "7 Habits of Highly Effective People", which you can find here.
NYAC S3 E7: Calling All African Filmmakers (w/ Michael Maponga of AfroLandTV)
Not Your African Cliché
On this episode, we speak with Michael (@MichaelMaponga), actor and CEO of AfroLandTV, about his journey as an actor and entrepreneur. We chat about Hollywood’s portrayal of Africa, how to navigate being typecast, and what distinguishes his streaming platform, AfroLandTV, from similar sites. He tells us his criteria for classifying media as “premium African” content, the barriers to distributing African content, and his big dreams for African media in general and AfroLandTV in particular.More Info about TEDxEuston: http://tedxeuston.com/#/events/metamorphosis---------------------------------Reading- Roger Martin’s Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works- Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes- Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of PowerWatching- This is It (Webseries)- Baby Daddy (TV Series)- Greenleaf (TV Series)- Sense8 Season 2 (Netflix Series)- Suits Season 7 (TV Series)- Voltron (Cartoon Series)Listening- Jessica Bongos Broken to Peace- Falz’s 27- Nigerian Radio- Asa’s Debut Album, Asa- TD Jakes