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Inaugural 'film craft' executive jury selected for New York Festivals

The New York Festivals has announced the members of the executive jury for the inaugural 'film craft' category in this year's awards...

7 Apr 2017

Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® has announced the inaugural Film Craft executive jury and that Angus Kneale, chief creative officer of The Mill will head the panel of ten film industry experts...

24 Mar 2017

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction...

24 Mar 2017

Netflix pledges to finish last Orson Welles movie

LOS ANGELES - Internet streaming service Netflix said on Tuesday it would fund the completion and restoration of iconic filmmaker Orson Welles's last movie, the unfinished The Other Side of the Wind...

15 Mar 2017

Ster-Kinekor website leaks millions of users' private data

Ster-Kinekor's old website allowed anyone with know-how to retrieve the profile details of every user on the site. This information included phone numbers, addresses and plaintext passwords...

By Julia Breakey 14 Mar 2017

Shared value required to grow SA film sector

As the South African film sector transitions from local content in terms of its value as an art, towards where there is a more balance in terms of its sustainable commercial value, it becomes crucial for the sector to align on what 'giving back' actually looks like...

By Wanda Matandela 9 Mar 2017

Local film comes in at number three at box office

Local film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys opened at number three on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker, raking R1.6m at the box office on opening weekend...

7 Mar 2017

South Africa's Stick Man wins four awards at Kidscreen Awards

The Triggerfish Animation Studios' collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, Stick Man has added four more awards, bringing its total to 11 international awards on three continents...

20 Feb 2017

Ster-Kinekor sponsors SAFTAs Young Achiever Award

Ster-Kinekor has announced its sponsorship of the Youth Achiever Award category at the 11th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs)...

17 Feb 2017

South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017

The SAFTAs 11 Golden Horn nominee's announcement took place today, 16 February, in Bryanston at The Forum...

16 Feb 2017

Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign

Can data tell your whole story? To find out, Investec Private Banking presented three 'out of the ordinary' individuals with how data sees them...

14 Feb 2017

Multi-partner initiative increases awareness on Safer Internet Day

On Safer Internet Day, 7 February, a multi-organisation partnership will spread the word of cyber risks under the theme, ‘Be the change: Unite for a better Internet'...

6 Feb 2017

Cape Town International Animation Festival opens in March with Oscar nominee film

The Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), presented by Animation South Africa, takes place 3-5 March 2017 at The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town...

3 Feb 2017

Nu-Metro opens 4DX cinema in Menlyn Park next week

The multi-sensory cinema, 4DX opens at Nu Metro Menlyn Park on Friday 10 February 2017. This is the fourth such cinema for the group...

3 Feb 2017

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International

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

17 hours ago

The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 18 hours ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

18 hours ago

LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

20 hours ago

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

22 hours ago

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