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BizTrends 2018

#StartupStory: Talking video on video with Vidr

In this meta-interview, I chat to Sean Wilson-Smith, founder of Vidr, about the successes on their startup life so far, along with a 5-minute video of our interview if you'd prefer to listen to rather than read his words...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Q&A with Raaiselkind screenwriter Pieter Esterhuizen

The powerful South African film Raaiselkind explores the unrelenting burden of autism on an average, loving family and shows the disintegration of the family as a result. It drives home the inescapable truth that society can be cruelly indifferent to whatever it perceives to be aberrant.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

'Colours of the Alphabet' free to stream

AfriDocs, the free streaming platform for the best documentaries in Africa is presenting the unique film project 'Colours of the Alphabet' for streaming for free for 30 days...

13 Feb 2018

A new TV content festival announced

ZIFF and DISCOP Zanzibar add TV series festival to the category line-up...

12 Feb 2018

Finalists for NYF TV & Film Awards announced

Finalists for the New York Festivals 2018 TV & Film Awards have been announced...

12 Feb 2018

David Beckham fronts new malaria campaign

Football legend, David Beckham, is the public face of a new global malaria campaign, Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live...

8 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is a web-based platform that simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure SA creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 2018

Western Cape's film and media industry takes steps to become water resilient

The Western Cape's film and media industry is taking steps to become water resilient and to cut the industry's water footprint...

7 Feb 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Nina Pfeiffer

This week, we go behind the selfie with technophile Nina Pfeiffer, co-owner and executive producer at Tulips and Chimneys...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Feb 2018

The Wound boldly explores tradition and sexuality

"The Wound was born out of a desire to push back against clichéd stereotypes of black masculinity perpetuated inside and outside of African cinema," says writer-director John Trengrove...

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Feb 2018

And the Safta nominees are...

The South African Film and Television Awards (Safta) has announced its (very, very) long list of nominees, so buckle up, because here they are...

By Julia Breakey 5 Feb 2018

US premiere for The Number at Pan African Film Festival

Khalo Matabane's The Number heads to the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles for its United States premiere...

30 Jan 2018

Ellen Pakkies film to be screened at Rotterdam International Film Festival

Local film, Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies, has been selected to be screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival on 27 January 2018...

25 Jan 2018

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International

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 day ago

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

1 day ago

Native VML's new journey: Conducting the orchestra

As Native VML moves into a new era, the changes in the agency are not only organic; it is about a new business model that adds value and brings the customer into the brand's ecosystem. It is a new form of integration.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

"Financial advertising is far from boring": Cullinan SA on their Midas Award wins

While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival See It Be It opens

See It Be It has opened for applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival with Spotify announced as the official partner.

13 Feb 2018

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