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Union resists bid to give Motsoeneng new job
Union resists bid to give Motsoeneng new job

The Broadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) has vowed to challenge any decision to keep Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC as the board of the public broadcaster scrambles to keep him in his position.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: How RMB is banking on integrated advertising
#InnovationMonth: How RMB is banking on integrated advertising

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has created its first TV commercial in nine years: a set of three TVCs that relate the bank's values to the sport of rowing...

By Pasqua Heard 20 Sep 2016

Showing the world 'The other Africa'
Showing the world 'The other Africa'

The African entertainment industry is growing financially, despite the challenging economic climate...

19 Sep 2016

Urban Brew Studios employee among International Emmy Awards judges
Urban Brew Studios employee among International Emmy Awards judges

Urban Brew Studios would like to congratulate their chief content officer, Markus Davies, who was selected as an International Emmy Awards juror this year...

Issued by Urban Brew Studios 16 Sep 2016

Set-top boxes on hold amid encryption row
Set-top boxes on hold amid encryption row

THE manufacture and procurement of set-top boxes, which will be required when digital migration occurs, has been halted pending the conclusion of the legal battle over the nonencryption of the converters, Parliament heard...

16 Sep 2016

Android TV coming your way thanks to Ericsson and Google
Android TV coming your way thanks to Ericsson and Google

Ericsson's call for a more open and collaborative approach in the TV industry has led to a new partnership with Google as the media industry shifts increasingly away from its terrestrial past towards broadband and the cloud...

15 Sep 2016

Small business comes to new DStv channel weekend block, SME Zone
Small business comes to new DStv channel weekend block, SME Zone

The dedicated block, launching on DStv channel 412, is an extension of Times Media's finance and news channel, Business Day TV. It follows the success of programmes like The Big Small Business Show, now in its fourth year...

15 Sep 2016

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BBC chair quits amid shake-up of British broadcaster

The head of the BBC's governing body has resigned after being asked by Prime Minister Theresa May to reapply for her job ahead of a major overhaul, the public broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday...

15 Sep 2016

FOX Life comes to African TV screens this October
FOX Life comes to African TV screens this October

Mark '3 October' in your diary if you're a fan of TV shows like America's Next Top Model, Empire and Real Housewives of Atlanta, as these are all set to feature with the debut of new pan-African channel FOX Life...

14 Sep 2016

Ice Town iconic landscape. Image credit: © Steve Brown, BBC Worldwide.
#InnovationMonth: Documenting real life beyond 'reality TV'

Reality TV shows usually display lives of excess, greed and overspending. But imagine instead choosing to live somewhere positively freezing and in total darkness for a third of the year...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Sep 2016

Plastics|SA launches TVC for recycling week
Plastics|SA launches TVC for recycling week

Plastics|SA has released its second television commercial in conjunction with this week's national "Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week", running from 12-17 September 2016...

13 Sep 2016

KZNFC seeks training facilitators for film, TV
KZNFC seeks training facilitators for film, TV

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) is calling for experienced film and television training practitioners to facilitate skills development and training programmes, as and when the need arises...

6 Sep 2016

New TVC for Hunter's features Simon Ringrosen
New TVC for Hunter's features Simon Ringrosen

The new TV campaign for Hunter's Extreme Bold with Guarana launched last week with a 45-second commercial featuring an original track by DJ and producer Simon Ringrosen...

5 Sep 2016

Popular fishing shows WildFly and Inside Angling can now be enjoyed by anglers around the world
Popular fishing shows WildFly and Inside Angling can now be enjoyed by anglers around the world

Following the broadcast of each episode on Supersport, selected shows will air in the United Kingdom, Europe, Russia and the United States through terrestrial and digital subscription channels...

Issued by GT Productions 2 Sep 2016

How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda
How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda

Today, more than ever, demonstrating corporate social responsibility or CSR is no longer an option; it is an understood best practice for companies that hope to earn favour with consumers...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 2 Sep 2016

Win A Home winners announced
Win A Home winners announced

It was an emotional Win A Home Grand Finale as a Bloemfontein student won the multimillion-rand Val de Vie Estate Polo Pad...

Issued by Private Property 30 Aug 2016

Inside TV & Film with Rose Anderson
Inside TV & Film with Rose Anderson

New York Festivals spoke with executive director of the NYF Film & TV Awards, Rose Anderson, on the award-winning work given during the event, and her remarks on the new categories...

29 Aug 2016

MTV Africa Music Awards to rock Johannesburg
MTV Africa Music Awards to rock Johannesburg

The MTV Africa Music Awards which celebrate African talent and creativity to rock Johannesburg, South Africa, for the first time in October...

24 Aug 2016

Fox Networks Group announces new Africa executive team
Fox Networks Group announces new Africa executive team

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa has announced a new executive structure for FOX Networks Group, Africa...

22 Aug 2016

ShowMax reveals lessons from first year
ShowMax reveals lessons from first year

Today, 19 August 216, ShowMax celebrates one year of business, 10 million views and more than 700 years' worth of TV shows and movies. Now, it is also ready to share its lessons on video on demand (VOD) learnt over the past 12 months and from a survey of 1,000 people.

19 Aug 2016

ShowMax expands offering for expats
ShowMax expands offering for expats

Currently offering South African expats kykNET content to 28 countries, ShowMax has added best South African TV shows and movies from Mzansi Magic, M-Net and Vuzu...

17 Aug 2016

LGBT video-on-demand channel launches in South Africa
LGBT video-on-demand channel launches in South Africa

The launch of the first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) video-on-demand (VOD) channel in South Africa will use technology to overcome the many censorship hurdles put in place by governments in Africa...

16 Aug 2016

Who is really speaking for the ANC?
Who is really speaking for the ANC?

You've all seen the polls and their - widely varying - predictions for Wednesday's cliffhanger municipal elections. But what are the people really thinking? What are they saying?...

By Stef Terblanche 2 Aug 2016

Hunting for The Insurance Apprentice 2017
Hunting for The Insurance Apprentice 2017

The search for season three's The Insurance Apprentice is on, with applications open till 30 September 2016 for the 2017 installment of the show...

1 Aug 2016

Enter NYF International Television & Film Awards 2017 competition
Enter NYF International Television & Film Awards 2017 competition

Entries are open for the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards 2017 competition, which includes new categories - Heroes, Ecotourism and Best Use of Technology...

29 Jul 2016

Tough bikers come out for Tough Rides: Brazil on Travel Channel
Tough bikers come out for Tough Rides: Brazil on Travel Channel

More than 50 Harley Davidson bikers from the H.O.G. Clearwater Chapter rode in an impressive convoy to Greenstone Shopping Centre earlier this month, to promote and celebrate the launch of Tough Rides: Brazil, a new show premiering on Travel Channel...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 27 Jul 2016

Gil Oved joins Shark Tank show
Gil Oved joins Shark Tank show

One of the five business moguls bankrolling budding entrepreneurs in M-Net's new reality television series, Shark Tank South Africa, is Gil Oved, co-founder and group co-CEO of The Creative Counsel...

22 Jul 2016

Urban Brew Studios gives 1KZN TV independence
Urban Brew Studios gives 1KZN TV independence

After working with the channel for the past seven years, Urban Brew Studios is pleased to see 1KZN TV become a successful independent community TV channel...

20 Jul 2016

Pixabay
The power of long-form content in corporate social responsibility

You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 18 Jul 2016

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