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Call for African animation talent
Call for African animation talent

Cartoon Network is looking for new animation talent in Africa in the first ever Cartoon Network creative venture run in Africa...

12 hours ago

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AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

2 days ago

eNCA reveals refreshed look and anchor line-up
eNCA reveals refreshed look and anchor line-up

From 6am on Monday, 16 July, viewers get their very first look at the refreshed eNCA channel as well as the new anchor line-up that will be bringing them the news every weekday...

Issued by e.tv 13 Jul 2018

A new-look eNCA
A new-look eNCA

ENCA is launching its new on-air look. From 16 July, they offer a new look, new shows, key interviews with leading newsmakers and a slew of hard-hitting investigative pieces. There are also many new faces on air...

By Mapi Mhlangu, Issued by e.tv 12 Jul 2018

Tumi Morake, Riaad Moosa to represent SA in Netflix world comedy special
Tumi Morake, Riaad Moosa to represent SA in Netflix world comedy special

South African comedians Tumi Morake and Riaad Moosa will represent the country in Netflix and Just For Laughs' new stand-up comedy series, slated for 2019, which will feature 47 comedians from around the world.

12 Jul 2018

Hit mermaid horror Siren now streaming first on Showmax
Hit mermaid horror Siren now streaming first on Showmax

Forget everything you learned in The Little Mermaid: the happy ending the mermaids in Siren are looking for has nothing to do with marrying a prince and becoming human...

Issued by Showmax 11 Jul 2018

Netflix
Netflix introduces 'Smart Download' feature to Android

Netflix's Smart Downloads is now available on Android, and it may save you from forgetting to download your favourite shows...

By Andy Walker 11 Jul 2018

Multichoice
DStv Now usage spikes as World Cup reaches fever pitch

South Africans love sport, don't they? And now that the World Cup is entering its pivotal semi-final stage, more users than ever are tuning in to see a ball (and Neymar) roll around a field...

By Andy Walker 10 Jul 2018

The River is the local show you should be binge-watching
The River is the local show you should be binge-watching

If we had to pick a few shows to watch repeatedly, The River would be one of them. The plots, twists and turns are enough to make anyone fall in love with the drama series...

Issued by Showmax 4 Jul 2018

Petronella Tshuma in The Tokoloshe. Image supplied.
Swift will have strong presence at 2018 DIFF and DFM

Sisters Working in Film and Television (Swift) will once again have a strong presence at the 2018 Durban International Film Festival (19 - 29 July) and the Durban FilmMart (20 - 23 July)...

3 Jul 2018

Fox Africa schedule changes in July
Fox Africa schedule changes in July

The month of July will usher in new changes as FOX focuses on responding to viewer demands by tweaking the schedule...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 3 Jul 2018

Image supplied. © Cato Louw by Zanyika du Preez.
#YouthMonth: Find what you love doing, then passionately run with it!

If you're a rugby fan, chances are you already know the voice of 26-year-old broadcast sports presenter, Cato Louw. She's officially the youngest female rugby anchor on SuperSport, and also the voice behind the EWN sports bulletins on the KFM 94.5 Weekend Breakfast Show and the John Maytham Show on CapeTalk. She shares her unbridled rugger-passion and advice for others looking to follow in her sports broadcaster footsteps...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2018

Experts reveal why people are obsessed with true crime
Experts reveal why people are obsessed with true crime

It's an incredibly addictive genre for millions of people worldwide, but why are we so captivated by true crime shows, and what does that say about us?..

Issued by Showmax 27 Jun 2018

Zee - A true African phenomenon
Zee - A true African phenomenon

Zee Africa has grown into an African success story, beloved by viewers, the global entertainment giant's various channels and programming rank amongst the most popular in various age groups and genres...

Issued by At Vogue Communications Agency 27 Jun 2018

Is Foogle the enemy?
Is Foogle the enemy?

Facebook and Google are the biggest media owners in almost every market across the globe and they seem to be heading for world domination, says Richard Lord. But, is that so bad?...

By Richard Lord 22 Jun 2018

Vaulina, seen Showmaxing with Sbusi Dlamini, HR business partner: Connected video group at Multichoice.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Anna Vaulina

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with 'just-35' Anna Vaulina - head of retention and customer experience for Showmax, she also moonlights as the head of marketing for the IAB SA, holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and has completed both a Harvard business and innovation leadership course and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology big data and analytics course...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2018

No power? Download and watch your shows offline
No power? Download and watch your shows offline

Eskom has warned South Africans that load shedding will continue as the strike affecting coal supply to key power stations is ongoing...

Issued by Showmax 19 Jun 2018

New Game of Thrones spinoff series announced
New Game of Thrones spinoff series announced

HBO has officially ordered its first Game of Thrones spinoff show with reports saying there are five in the works...

Issued by Showmax 19 Jun 2018

Scene from Origins documentary, The Art of Fishing With Birds. Image supplied.
Genesis renews Origins partnership with Great Big Story

Hyundai's luxury car brand, Genesis is renewing its exclusive yearlong sponsorship of Great Big Story's Origins channel and the creation of a fellowship program dedicated to supporting and showcasing emerging film-makers...

19 Jun 2018

Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live
Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live

Kwesé TV to bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 live, via streaming and its free television model...

18 Jun 2018

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Robbie Williams (and his World Cup middle finger) spikes Google Search traffic

If you were expecting Will Smith to open the 2018 World Cup in Russia this evening, don't worry, we were, too...

By Andy Walker 15 Jun 2018

Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)
Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD)

A new epidemic is fast spreading across the globe. It is known as Twitter Delinquent Disorder (TDD) - and it kills reputations in less than 280 characters...

By Howard Feldman 15 Jun 2018

Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat now streaming only on Showmax
Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat now streaming only on Showmax

Roald Dahl's wicked sense of humour has been brought to life in Revolting Rhymes, a two-part animated special that is screening first and only on Showmax in Africa...

Issued by Showmax 13 Jun 2018

African TV series competition finalists announced
African TV series competition finalists announced

The Africa Channel has announced the 20 finalists in the competition for Best TV Series entered into the inaugural Zanzibar TV Series Festival and Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF)...

12 Jun 2018

Think Creative Hub’s cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng ‘Nkgabi’ Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
#YouthMonth: Think like these young, creative African females...

Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi explain their Cannes Lions links and why they just couldn't ignore feeling the itch of entrepreneurship two years ago...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2018

RIP Anthony Bourdain
RIP Anthony Bourdain

CNN has confirmed the death of American chef, author, and television personality, Anthony Bourdain, who was 61 years of age...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jun 2018

How data and content is powering marketing innovation in Africa
How data and content is powering marketing innovation in Africa

Data and content will be the two factors that continue to drive innovation for African brands across the continent...

By Cathy Ibal 8 Jun 2018

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Why performance TV campaigns are rocket fuel for e-business growth

There is a general conception in South Africa that TV campaigns can only be used by big brands wanting to embark on expensive brand building campaigns. This is a myth that needs to be debunked...

By Irina Herf 6 Jun 2018

Image supplied by DCMN.
Survey shows 86% of South Africans will watch Soccer World Cup

Growth marketing company DCMN conducted a survey to find out more about how many South Africans will follow the Soccer World Cup and the impact the tournament will have on media consumption and brand perception...

6 Jun 2018

#NewBiz: MultiChoice appoints The Media Shop
#NewBiz: MultiChoice appoints The Media Shop

MultiChoice has appointed The Media Shop as its new media agency, to manage its media buying, planning and strategy, as well as other media-related services...

5 Jun 2018

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