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Critical darlings Raw and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax in SA
Critical darlings Raw and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax in SA

Just in time for Halloween, both of these arthouse favourites have a 91% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes...

Issued by Showmax 18 hours ago

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP
Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

19 hours ago

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Four South Africans on One Screen Short Film Festival 2019 jury

The jury announced for the seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival includes four South Africans...

20 hours ago

2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist
2018 Clio Entertainment Awards announces shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards has been released...

10 Oct 2018

Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 films
Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 films

The 2018 Joburg Film Festival will be held at venues across Johannesburg from 9-18 November 2018. More than 40 curated releases are set to showcase the best in African and international cinema...

9 Oct 2018

The internet thinks this Namibian teen is Regina George from Mean Girls
The internet thinks this Namibian teen is Regina George from Mean Girls

Doppelgangers are instant viral internet fodder, but even more so when the person in question looks like Regina George from Mean Girls.

By Andy Walker 1 Oct 2018

Andrew Bonamour
Photographer: Karl Rogers
Tiso Blackstar to play lead role in SA film sector

Tiso Blackstar Group, the owner of Business Day, will sell certain locally produced films to global and local streaming platforms, CEO Andrew Bonamour said on Thursday...

By Nick Hedley 28 Sep 2018

Agya film (Japan).
Africa in Motion announces finalists for short film competition

Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the final short list of its annual Short Film Competition...

27 Sep 2018

Nkuli Sibeko on writing Table Manners and the art of cooking
Nkuli Sibeko on writing Table Manners and the art of cooking

Safta (South African Film and Television Awards) award-winning writer and actress Nkuli Sibeko shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercken about her screenplay for film Table Manners...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Sep 2018

Q&A with Johannes Ferdinand about film The Recce
Q&A with Johannes Ferdinand about film The Recce

Writer-director Johannes Ferdinand 'Ferdi' van Zyl shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercksen about his astounding film The Recce, a film that poignantly shows that without a past, there is no future...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

Disney honours 90 years of Mickey Mouse with local festivities
Disney honours 90 years of Mickey Mouse with local festivities

Disney Africa has announced the local launch of the Mickey the True Original campaign, joining the global festivities honouring nine decades of Mickey Mouse, his heritage, personality and status as a pop-culture icon...

Issued by Disney Africa Media Sales and Partnerships 19 Sep 2018

61 short films to show at CTIFMF
61 short films to show at CTIFMF

The 2018 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will screen 61 short films across 10 programmes at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 10-19 October 2018...

17 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu
24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu

24.com and their media solutions division, The SpaceStation, have announced that they have partnered with global video supplier, Oovvuu...

Issued by The SpaceStation 13 Sep 2018

Amy Jephta on writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story
Amy Jephta on writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story

Writer Amy Jephta shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercksen about writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story...

By Daniel Dercksen 6 Sep 2018

Adams, soaking up some inspiration.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Robin Adams

This week, we got behind the selfie with Robin Adams, commercials director at Egg Films...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2018

80 feature films, 20 documentaries, and 66 short films selected for CTIFMF
80 feature films, 20 documentaries, and 66 short films selected for CTIFMF

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will be on show from 10-19 October 2018 at various cinemas within the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, including free family-friendly films at the Amphitheatre...

3 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: "Change will not happen unless we drive it ourselves" - Nicolette Scheepers
#WomensMonth: "Change will not happen unless we drive it ourselves" - Nicolette Scheepers

Here, Ster-Kinekor's chief of content Nicolette Scheepers shares some of the challenges she's faced as a woman working in the film industry, some of the specific challenges females face in the workplace in general and advice in overcoming these...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Aug 2018

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data released
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data released

The Media Manager Online has been updated with new Inflation Watch data and it now provides a first look at 2018...

21 Aug 2018

Greg Gray, director at Romance Films
#Loeries2018: Hall of Fame inductee Greg Gray and all that Romance

This year's Loeries Hall of Fame inductee is... Greg Gray of Romance Films!

By Jessica Tennant 18 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly
#Loeries2018: The work that's expected to fly

Keeping to the Women's Month theme, we asked a couple of female local jurors to select this year's Loeries predictions in their respective judging categories...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2018

Fabian Frese, CCO of Kolle Rebbe Germany and #Loeries2018 film, and radio and audio jury president. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: The power of fear and boredom

Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Kolle Rebbe in Germany, second-last speaker at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, spoke of the boredom that inspired him to make the best move in his career...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: WiM Africa masterclass on the progress of women in media

The Loeries masterclasses started off with a bang, with the well-supported launch of the Women in Marketing: Africa initiative...

By Angie White

Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop
Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop

Actor, writer, and producer Ivan Botha chats about about his directorial debut Stroomop as well as the inspirational women in his life, filming in water, and collaborative writing.

By Daniel Dercksen 16 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: All the film finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the film finalists!

Finalists in the film categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

15 Aug 2018

Wanuri Kahiu | © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Wanuri Kahiu announced as speaker

Renowned filmmaker and author Wanuri Kahiu has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 14 Aug 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018
Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018

The Western Cape, City of Cape Town, Wesgro and its supporting partners have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018, which will foster business links, conversations and opportunities across tourism, trade and investment...

8 Aug 2018

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