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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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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

Namibia: New film law causes ructions

There is a storm brewing in the local film industry over the provisions of a new law that filmmakers fear would curtail their freedom of expression...

By Jade Mcclune

Sony says sorry to Obama, amid leaked emails storm

LOS ANGELES, US: Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologised on Thursday for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails, the latest in a series of leaks that have left Hollywood reeling...

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

Afrinolly Short Film Competition winners announced

The winners of the second season of the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition have been announced. The awards presentation ceremony themed 'Lions Rising' will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 February 2014.

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.

African films to be showcased at Dubai Film Festival

The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.

DISCOP launches DISCOPRO for TV producers

LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.

The censorship of crudity and the crudity of censorship

Let's get some facts straight on the effective banning of the film, Of Good Report*, which was due to open the Durban International Film Festival - 18-28 July.

By Anton Harber

Guinness is looking for Kenyan filmmakers

Diageo chief marketing officer, Andy Fennell has unveiled a competition to find the most talented filmmaker in Africa who will produce the next local TV commercial for Guinness.

By Grace Kerengo

Early bird registration now on for Durban FilmMart

The DFM takes place from 19-22 July 2013 during the Durban International Film Festival and promises an exciting programme of masterclasses and networking opportunities.

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

[SXSW 2013] A brief overview

Anyone who knows anything about SXSW knows that it is a frenzied week of interactive conferences, film and music. This year it is even bigger as its the 20th anniversary of the event, which means there are over 5 000 events in the city of Austin, Texas.

By Keenan Harduth

[SXSW 2013] Africa or bust: tapping into a continent's tech potential

Panels focused on Africa at the annual SXSW conference have become a place for those who're passionate about the continent to spread the word on new technology and its role there. And it's not just Africans themselves doing the convincing.

By Nadia Neophytou

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