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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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Triggering the African storytellers' dream

If you're in any way involved in this industry, you're a natural storyteller, editor or reteller. If there's a story burning in your chest but you have no way to get it on the big screen, here's your chance...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2015 06:00

Graham Lang on the resonance of locally relevant work and trying harder

Graham Lang, Chief Creative Officer of Y&R South Africa and Africa, tells Cannes media correspondent Ann Nurock about the importance of keeping film focused on the intended local audience...

By Ann Nurock 15 Jul 2015 14:00

Final shortlists announced for Africa in Motion 2015 competitions

The Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the final short lists of its annual Short Film Competition and Documentary Film Competition...

29 Sep 2015 08:52

Adventure Film Challenge winner named

For the 10th year, Cape Union Mart will host the screening of the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour films at Ster-Kinekor cinemas in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria...

25 Sep 2015 09:20

E-cigarette ad goes live on South African TV, cinema

Cape Town based e-cigarette company Twisp has launched a campaign on TV and cinema for its electronic cigarettes, displaying the use of e-cigarettes or 'vaping'...

23 Sep 2015 12:00

CAFF 2015 features Love, Music and Resistance

The 14th Cambridge African Film Festival (CAFF) kicks off on Saturday, 16 October 2015 with 'Love the One You Love'.

17 Sep 2015 08:59

SA filmmakers upbeat about Canadian festival

South African filmmakers, departing for Canada to attend the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), are upbeat about the opportunity of marketing their projects to the international market...

8 Sep 2015 15:04

Global Goals Campaign hopes to reach seven billion people in seven days

Set to engage the global cinema audience with the announcement of Global Goals to end poverty, injustice and climate change, the #WEHAVEAPLAN campaign will utilise the power of cinema to reach 'seven billion people in seven days'...

8 Sep 2015 14:32

First South African film selected for Venice Film Festival

At the announcement of the films selected to compete for the top prize 'The Golden Lion' award at the Venice International Film Festival, award-winning director, Oliver Hermanus made history when his third film, 'Endless River' became the first South African film selected for this festival...

30 Jul 2015 12:00

Eight awards at this year's Durban FilmMart

The 2015 Durban FilmMart announced its market awards and grants at the awards and closing function, sponsored by Videovision Entertainment...

22 Jul 2015 09:52

Winners announced for the Simon "Mabhunu" Sabela Awards 2015

On 19 July at Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, the winners were announced for the Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film Awards...

21 Jul 2015 10:04

Commissioning a corporate film: An executive note

In today's overcrowded, fast-moving marketplace, your company is judged, accepted and paid according to how it presents, re-presents and projects itself. Film makes a powerful statement...

By Roger Metcalfe 12 Jul 2015 11:11

Durban FilmMart announces partners and new awards

The Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place from 17 to 20 July, has announced partners' awards for this year's market, with a new award being presented by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program...

8 Jul 2015 09:27

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