The rise of iROKOtv, which brought Nollywood to an online audience, will surely continue throughout 2013.
The African film distributor recently acquired the rights to its first three 'Zollywood' titles.
Expect it to go for new African markets in 2013 too.
The film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun is eagerly awaited, while The Felistas Fable, Ugandan Dilman Dila's romantic comedy, will also be released in early 2013.
Expect to see new genres, too, like horror or science fiction, which proved it had life south of the Sahara in Michael Matthews's short Sweetheart.
Burkinabe Michel Zongo will release his second feature-length documentary Faso Fani (The End of the Dream) in 2013.
North of the Sahara, the Centre Cinématographique Marocain will fund small-screen cinemas and multiplexes.
Watch out for Soko (The Market) from Tanzania and four other winners of the Focus Features Africa First Program grant.
Djo Munga, the Congolese director of the blockbuster Viva Riva! is expected to return in 2013 with his second feature, Inspector Lu●
2012, A good year for African films