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#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 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

Red Cherry Interactive creates digital and TV tags for Tiger Brands, Ingram's Cream
Red Cherry Interactive creates digital and TV tags for Tiger Brands, Ingram's Cream

Red Cherry Interactive was tasked to produce a 10-second TV tag and several digital tags for the Ingram's Cream promotion where they are giving away R1m in educational bursaries...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 4 Jun 2018

#NewBiz: Net#work BBDO wins Primedia Broadcasting
#NewBiz: Net#work BBDO wins Primedia Broadcasting

Net#work BBDO has been awarded the Primedia Broadcasting advertising account for flagship radio stations 702 and 947, as well as Lead SA and EWN...

4 Jun 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Lady Harriet's consternation

After she had dropped us off in the village of Tarxien, Lady Harriet called later that evening to offer her advice. "Marcus, I want to tell you something that I don't think any other Maltese person would tell you..."

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 Jun 2018

11 rare African movies you need to watch
11 rare African movies you need to watch

Africa Month may be ending, but Showmax has just released a collection of 11 classic African movies that are worth celebrating year-round, having been praised everywhere from Cannes to Ouagadougou, Sundance to Toronto...

Issued by Showmax 1 Jun 2018

Stream the AB de Villiers documentary now
Stream the AB de Villiers documentary now

A new documentary series has been released to showcase the greatest moments of cricketing legend AB de Villiers...

Issued by Showmax 31 May 2018

Tell authentic African stories by empowering content producers
Tell authentic African stories by empowering content producers

MultiChoice Africa announces Pan-African initiative for film and television industry, to ignite Africa's creative industries...

31 May 2018

#NewCampaign: Mercedes-Benz returns to Chapman's Peak w/ Net#work BBDO
#NewCampaign: Mercedes-Benz returns to Chapman's Peak w/ Net#work BBDO

Mercedes-Benz and Net#work BBDO today released the S-Class content piece that returns to the famous Chapman's Peak accident that Christopher White survived 30 years ago...

By Jessica Tennant 30 May 2018

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ABC cancels Roseanne sitcom after racist tweet

Newswatch: The American Broadcasting Company has cancelled Roseanne Barr's sitcom Roseanne in consequence to her racist and Islamophobic "bad joke"...

30 May 2018

Transit.TV delivers incremental reach to TV campaigns
Transit.TV delivers incremental reach to TV campaigns

Shamendran Naidu, Executive: Transit Ads, shares key research insights into how and why digital television network Transit.TV delivers highly effective, incremental reach when bundled with terrestrial TV campaigns...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 29 May 2018

DISCOP Markets.
More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg...

23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018

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 22 May 2018

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 21 May 2018

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

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