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Episode 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

Date: 23 Oct 2014
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Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Alpha Mthembu wins Emerging Filmmaker Award in California
Alpha Mthembu wins Emerging Filmmaker Award in California

At the Silicon Valley African Film Festival, held in October 2014 in California, Alpha Mthembu was honoured with the Emerging Filmmaker Award for his short film titled 'My Zulu Lessons'. (video)

30 Oct 2014 09:58

Open Day at AFDA encourages students to consider film industry
Open Day at AFDA encourages students to consider film industry

The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) will have an open day on 15 November 2014 at its Durban campus to encourage parents and students to consider the world of film...

30 Oct 2014 09:05

Now e.tv's COO resigns
Now e.tv's COO resigns

NEWSWATCH: Following the departure of Marcel Golding and Barbara Hogan from e.tv, the COO has now also resigned, reports Mail & Guardian and BD Live.

30 Oct 2014 07:27

HCI's Golding and Hogan both quit
HCI's Golding and Hogan both quit

The intrigue surrounding Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) deepened when executive chairman Marcel Golding quit along with Barbara Hogan‚ a non-executive director and former cabinet minister‚ over allegations of political interference at TV station e.tv.

By Paul Vecchiatto 29 Oct 2014 11:49

e.tv: Golding claims of ANC/Sactwu threat to editorial independence refuted
e.tv: Golding claims of ANC/Sactwu threat to editorial independence refuted

NEWSWATCH: John Copelyn, chair of ENCA parent company Sabido Investments, has dismissed claims by suspended CE Marcel Golding that the ANC had tried to influence the channel's news agenda, reports BD Live.

29 Oct 2014 07:36

Psychology of media: effects on emotions
Psychology of media: effects on emotions

The human brain has the ability to choose what to take in and what not to, but it can occur that it takes in whatever is in front of it without taking any notice of doing so...

By Aviwe Nomnganga 29 Oct 2014 07:35

e.tv's Golding goes
e.tv's Golding goes

NEWSWATCH: Marcel Golding has resigned from e.tv, reports Mail & Guardian, savvy KZN media are adopting survival tactics reports The Media Online and MTN has launched a new reverse call service, Pay4Me, reports IT News Africa...

28 Oct 2014 08:19

Danette Breitenbach
Pendoring withholds Prestige Award

This year's Pendoring Awards did not award its Prestige Award and the R50,000, which is given as part of the Award, adding extra competition to the 2015 awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Oct 2014 13:09

DJ's and celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV - Jacaranda 94.2 FM
DJ's and celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV

Jacaranda FM had a studio filled with South African celebrities, musicians, TV stars and media moguls when they officially launched LekkerTV in partnership with KykNet in Midrand...

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 20 Oct 2014 13:01

M-Net announces open pitch to industry
M-Net announces open pitch to industry

To provide fresh local content, M-Net Channel 101 is inviting production companies and format creators to pitch their ideas for an original unscripted show that will provide blockbuster television entertainment in 2015...

20 Oct 2014 09:29

Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'
Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'

On CNN's 'Marketplace Africa', showing tonight 17 October 2014 on DStv Channel 401 at 8.45pm, the show will feature Cape Town, World Design Capital 2014...

17 Oct 2014 11:39

Drive Dry TVC heralds start of 2014 campaign
Drive Dry TVC heralds start of 2014 campaign

The brandhouse 2014 Drive Dry campaign calls on all South Africans to make a public pledge to drink responsibly and to go to Facebook to make the public pledge... (video)

17 Oct 2014 09:04

Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014
Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014

The latest SAARF AMPS June 2014 research has been released. SAARF produces the bi-annual AMPS, providing data on media consumption, demographics, and products, brands and services...

16 Oct 2014 14:37

New-look Rhythm City set to be unveiled - e.tv
New-look Rhythm City set to be unveiled

In the constant pursuit of providing high quality television viewing, e.tv soapie Rhythm City is switching to high definition.The soap will pair this up with an introduction of a new and township inspired title sequence on Thursday, 23 October, at 6.30pm on e.tv...

Issued by e.tv 16 Oct 2014 11:20

Television and radio presenters look to make a difference in society - Martin Glitz and Glamour
Television and radio presenters look to make a difference in society

What do e.tv news anchor Florence Letoaba, eNCA sports presenter Nandi Tshabalala, ANN7 sports anchor Mahreen Chenia and Kaya FM 95.9 Breakfast with Bob co-presenter Sotho Meyer have in common?...

Issued by Martin Glitz and Glamour 14 Oct 2014 08:57

Film Finance World Conference 2014 - Film & TV Transformation
Film Finance World Conference 2014

Destiny Media in association with ATFT will be hosting the inaugural Film Finance World Conference on 23 October...

Issued by Film & TV Transformation 13 Oct 2014 09:00

Revolutionising digital signage through TV
Revolutionising digital signage through TV

Smart Signage TV, a new device designed for small and medium businesses, has been released by Samsung Electronics South Africa.

11 Oct 2014 13:17

7DKS gives audiences a good excuse to tune into Idols - 7 Different Kinds of Smoke
7DKS gives audiences a good excuse to tune into Idols

With Idols entering its 10th series this year, the show set out to make a splash with an advertising campaign designed to let audiences know that this season would be bigger and better than ever before...

Issued by 7 Different Kinds of Smoke 7 Oct 2014 09:27

Five new late night programmes on kykNET
Five new late night programmes on kykNET

kykNET has announced five new programmes for the late night slot at 9:30pm. These focus on politics, business, culture, art and satire and are hosted by a variety of experts and entertainers...

7 Oct 2014 08:44

Ballantine's launches short film 'Black Coffee's Human Orchestra'
Ballantine's launches short film 'Black Coffee's Human Orchestra'

As part of its 'Stay True, Leave an Impression', Ballantine's has launched a short film 'Black Coffee's Human Orchestra', featuring South African DJ and producer, Black Coffee...

6 Oct 2014 15:21

Brand extension for Jacaranda FM - Lekker TV
Brand extension for Jacaranda FM - Lekker TV

Jacaranda FM has collaborated with KykNet Musiek to create a new television proposition, Lekker TV, on every Saturday on DStv Channel 146, with nine hours of weekly television content from 10:30am - 7:30pm.

3 Oct 2014 14:47

New OUTsurance TVCs change grudge-purchase perceptions
New OUTsurance TVCs change grudge-purchase perceptions

OUTsurance has taken a new direction for life insurance adverts with its new TV ad campaign, 'What you get out of Life', which utilises evocative and emotive storytelling to change grudge-purchase perceptions.

2 Oct 2014 12:09

All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners
All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners

The Clio awards winners have been announced and South African agencies walked away with three Gold, six Silver and eleven Bronze...

25 Sep 2014 10:26

South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey
South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey

Ask Afrika has ranked South Africa's iconic media across channels and the following were selected as favourites across the board in its Icon Brands Survey...

23 Sep 2014 10:25

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'
Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'

Advertising agency OwenKessel Leo Burnett has created three new TVCs for Amstel Lite (video)...

18 Sep 2014 11:21

SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi
SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has repaid its government guarantee loan granted in 2009 following its financial woes, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

18 Sep 2014 08:06

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] The Loerie Awards 2014

The Loerie Awards is our NewsMaker this week. As judging for the Loerie Awards 2014 takes place this week, we asked some of the judges what they expect from the work this year and what they hope to see...

By Louise Marsland 17 Sep 2014 08:14

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