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Episode 172: “The First Kiss” with Y&R South Africa & Safely Home Western Cape.

Date: 5 May 2016
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OTT streaming video strategies for African service providers

Qwilt and three6five have announced a technology partnership to improve over-the-top (OTT) streaming video strategies for service providers in Africa...

22 Jan 2016

[21 Icons Season 3] Oliver Hermanus

Hermanus has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season 3 for addressing uniquely South African social issues through cinematic commentary...

13 Jan 2016

Film as Africa's key economic driver for 2016

Triggerfish Animation Studios CEO Stuart Forrest explains how film is transforming business on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jan 2016

Triggerfish selects entries from inaugural Story Lab

The Triggerfish Story Lab, established with the support of the dti and the Walt Disney Company, received 1378 entries from 30 countries across Africa...

15 Dec 2015

Turning a Little into a lot: Africa's maker culture

The maker culture's on the rise. Different from the manufacturing process where replicas are churned out, it signals a return to the basics and designing and making with a strong sense of personalisation. Here's how elements are popping up in video...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2015

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

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall...

2 Sep 2015

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

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

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015

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

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

African Movie Channel to enter European TV channel market

African Movie Channel (AMC) has partnered with Lebara to distribute on the new Lebara Play OTT TV service; this is the first time AMC is being licensed for distribution outside Africa...

2 Jul 2015

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced

Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

1 Jul 2015

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