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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...

2 days ago

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...

2 days ago

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

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

Jozi Film Festival adds new category with partner Discovery Channel

The ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' calls for two to five minute documentaries from filmmakers across Africa, which highlight and celebrate unique African stories and capture Discovery's ethos of sparking curiosity...

2 Feb 2017

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