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Australia's toxic cricket culture revealed in new documentary
Australia's toxic cricket culture revealed in new documentary

The new documentary Crossing the Line will show you why things boiled over on and off the pitch, and you'll see behind-the-scenes footage of the players confronting each other...

Issued by Showmax 38 minutes ago

Watch Conor McGregor: Notorious first on Showmax
Watch Conor McGregor: Notorious first on Showmax

The court case looms for the notorious Conor McGregor who's currently facing three charges of assault and one charge of criminal mischief for his antics at a recent UFC media day in New York, where he threw various objects at a bus carrying other fighters...

Issued by Showmax 23 hours ago

The Crossing explores today's global refugee crisis
The Crossing explores today's global refugee crisis

The creators of The Crossing were inspired by a current global crisis to create a unique and powerful series, which comes first and only to Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 1 day ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cornucopia of competition
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cornucopia of competition

Malta's media landscape is surreal - a cornucopia of competition completely disproportionate to the archipelago's 460,000 population size...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 18 May 2018

#Newsmaker: Nicholas Lawrence wins Best Breakfast Presenter one year in
#Newsmaker: Nicholas Lawrence wins Best Breakfast Presenter one year in

As Nicholas Lawrence won Best Breakfast Presenter at the Liberty Radio Awards this year and has only worked in radio for just over a year now, I interviewed him to find out what this win means to him and what it says about loving what you do and doing what you love well...

By Jessica Tennant 18 May 2018

eMedia Investments launches second news channel: OpenNews and Afrikaans news bulletin
eMedia Investments launches second news channel: OpenNews and Afrikaans news bulletin

eMedia Investments, owner of e.tv and eNCA, will launch a second television news channel to be broadcast on its Openview platform...

Issued by e.tv 17 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content

The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2018

AfricaCom 2017, Cape Town.
AfricaCom 2018 launches the Africa Video Forum

With video content and streaming influencing viewing habits on the African continent, TV Connect Africa has evolved into the Africa Video Forum stream...

14 May 2018

Watch the Roast of Somizi for free
Watch the Roast of Somizi for free

Prepare yourself for an epic binge - the Comedy Central Roast of Somizi is now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 10 May 2018

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How storytelling rocked behaviour change in Bali

It's always quite intimidating to attend a conference in a foreign land...

By Lynn Joffe 10 May 2018

Disney Africa brings advertising sales in-house
Disney Africa brings advertising sales in-house

The Walt Disney Company Africa has announced that advertising sales for the Disney Channels Multiplex (Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD) on DStv will be brought in-house to be handled directly by Disney Africa based in Johannesburg from 1 August 2018...

Issued by Disney Africa Media Sales and Partnerships 9 May 2018

TV celebrity and CEO of Special Effects Media, Danilo Acquisto. Image supplied.
Danilo Acquisto on the online video revolution (Part 2)

At a recent Heavy Chef event, Danilo Acquisto elaborated on the secrets of creating successful online video strategies...

By Juanita Pienaar 9 May 2018

#NewCampaign: Gimme #HopeJoanna campaign
#NewCampaign: Gimme #HopeJoanna campaign

Grid Worldwide launched its #HopeJoanna campaign on Freedom Day (Friday, 27 April) highlighting the highs and lows of the past 30 years in an effort to convey a message of hope and a sense of optimism to all South Africans...

By Jessica Tennant 9 May 2018

Are TV presenting skills still relevant in the career space?
Are TV presenting skills still relevant in the career space?

In this digital age, television presentation skills are in demand. Even if you aren't on a show, these skills can still hold you in good stead in the TV arena...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by CityVarsity 8 May 2018

TV celebrity and CEO of Special Effects Media, Danilo Acquisto. © .
Danilo Acquisto on the online video revolution (Part 1)

Everyone is creating online video nowadays and by doing this, bypassing traditional channels, serving hundreds of millions of people their lively forms of content. At a recent Heavy Chef event, Danilo Acquisto shared some secrets of creating successful online video strategies...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 May 2018

Kim Dotcom - The man who got between America and its money
Kim Dotcom - The man who got between America and its money

If you get between America and its money, you can bet your bottom dollar that the state will come after you, no matter where you go. That's exactly what Kim Dotcom did...

Issued by Showmax 7 May 2018

Linear broadcasting's share of screen time shrinks as SA tunes into free and paid digital video
Linear broadcasting's share of screen time shrinks as SA tunes into free and paid digital video

GfK has launched its annual ViewScape study in Africa, showing how the rise of digital platforms is transforming consumers' viewing habits...

Issued by GfK South Africa 3 May 2018

John Robison
Why a US tech heavyweight would join a South African tech startup

John Robison joined Yahoo in its startup phase and left the company when it was valued at over $100bn to become VP of IT operations at Netflix. A US engineering and tech expert, he shares why he recently joined the board of Xineoh, a South African AI startup...

3 May 2018

#WorldPressFreedomDay: Freedom to do journalism
#WorldPressFreedomDay: Freedom to do journalism

Africa's gift to the world - World Press Freedom Day every 3 May - keeps giving. Today, this freedom is possibly more relevant than ever...

By Guy Berger 3 May 2018

Riveting content coming to Fox Life in the month of May
Riveting content coming to Fox Life in the month of May

With Africa Month upon us, Fox Life has an incredible lineup of locally-produced original African productions that are set to inspire, empower and delight audiences across the continent during the month of May...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 2 May 2018

Winners of 2018 Webby Awards announced
Winners of 2018 Webby Awards announced

The winners of the 22nd Annual Webby Awards have been announced...

26 Apr 2018

Icasa publishes findings document to review community broadcasting services sector
Icasa publishes findings document to review community broadcasting services sector

Icasa has published a findings document to review the community broadcasting services sector, which has culminated into the draft regulations for the review...

26 Apr 2018

This 'Kitten Kollege' YouTube series is the cutest thing you'll watch today
This 'Kitten Kollege' YouTube series is the cutest thing you'll watch today

Okay, so I'm a bit of a mad cat lady. If you ever wanted me to pay attention to something, bury that information in a cat video and send it to me...

By Andy Walker 20 Apr 2018

Audio Militia’s co-founder and executive producer, Nick Argyros.
Audio Militia - "Stellar content means repeat business and great reputation"

Audio Militia's co-founder and executive producer Nick Argyros shares how their 2017 Loeries success proves it's time to disrupt the production industry and create content beyond the expected music and audio...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Apr 2018

Genius: Picasso starts this weekend on National Geographic
Genius: Picasso starts this weekend on National Geographic

The second season of National Geographic's Genius: Picasso explores the Spanish expatriate's devotion to his craft, his contribution to modern art and his turbulent personal life...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 19 Apr 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Sherlin Barends
#BehindtheSelfie with... Sherlin Barends

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Sherlin Barends, radio presenter on KFM 94.5's #KFMMornings, which was announced as best commercial breakfast show at the recent Liberty Radio Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Apr 2018

This is your country: SA Tourism promotes local travel with inspiring TV ad
This is your country: SA Tourism promotes local travel with inspiring TV ad

As part of the Shotleft initiative that promotes a culture of local holiday travel, South African Tourism is inspiring South Africans to travel their own county with its new This is your country brand campaign. Produced by Ola! Films, the TVC brief from FCB Johannesburg looked to market travel for black people to traverse South Africa the way they would like to, enjoying activities with their friends and exploring places they wouldn't ordinarily feel comfortable to. Ola! Films director Olivia Leitch said that they were able to shoot in five of the nine provinces over ten days, coupled with vast distances and long hours spent on the road. From the Union Building in Pretoria to Krugersdorp, the team filmed quad biking, zip lining, bungee jumping, cave diving, sandboarding, game driving and skydiving to demonstrate the wealth of tourism activities on offer locally.

17 Apr 2018

I have the power! Marvel's Runaways is first and only on Showmax
I have the power! Marvel's Runaways is first and only on Showmax

Six childhood friends who've grown apart are brought back together when they find out, to their horror, that their parents are part of a secret evil organisation in Marvel's Runaways...

Issued by Showmax 17 Apr 2018

How Warren Buffett became the world's richest investor
How Warren Buffett became the world's richest investor

How did an odd boy growing up in the corn and cattle country of Omaha, Nebraska, become one of the richest men in the world? Watch the HBO documentary, Becoming Warren Buffett...

Issued by Showmax 16 Apr 2018

BBC content growth for Africa
BBC content growth for Africa

BBC Studios announced at MIPTV this week that Africa has secured over 300 hours of programming from across its portfolio since the start of 2018...

13 Apr 2018

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