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The CPA sponsors Cannes Young Directors' Award 2017
The CPA sponsors Cannes Young Directors' Award 2017

The Commercial Producers Association, South Africa is pleased to announce that it is one of the sponsors of the Young Directors' Award at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival...

Issued by CPA 14 Jun 2017

Tiso Blackstar Group's headquarters at Hill on Empire in Parktown. Photo:
Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name...

12 Jun 2017

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Perhaps a little more Roger Moore?

OK, so this one isn't really about advertising. Let me explain...

By Damon Stapleton 7 Jun 2017

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Adventurous filmographers can enter Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge

The annual Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge is open for entries of 5-minutes short films highlighting outdoor passions...

2 Jun 2017

Film producer and director, Stefano Tealdi
DFM presents pitching programme

10 South African emerging filmmakers will receive the opportunity to hone their pitching skills, presented by the pitching programme, Jumpstart at the Durban FilmMart (DFM)...

25 May 2017

Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator
Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator

Showmax has signed a deal with Play, a Polish mobile operator with more than 14m subscribers, allowing complimentary access to all existing and new Play contract customers...

16 May 2017

Winners, Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee with Lynne Wylie from Cinemark
SA winners of Cinemark 48-hour Cannes Young Lions competition announced

Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from advertising agency, ninety9cents were announced as the SA winners of Ster-Kinekor Cinemark 48-hour Cannes Young Lions competition...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 May 2017

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Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmaking

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry...

11 May 2017

Nomfundo film
SA film heads to African film festival

Nomfundo, a short film produced by Passion Seed Communications, has been selected for the 8th edition of the Helsinki African Film Festival...

9 May 2017

Dilek Doyran
Entries for Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award close at month-end

The entries for Jozi Film Festival's ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' close on 31 May 2017...

5 May 2017

Actors in the new Dentsu campaign recapturing O. Henry's Gift of the Magi
New campaign for Shaddy recaptures O. Henry short story magic

Japanese gift and lifestyle retailer Shaddy's new ad campaign features the O. Henry short story, The Gift of the Magi...

4 May 2017

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How to become a marketing Jedi

How did a little movie in a notoriously unprofitable genre that nobody wanted to make, become not just an instant hit but completely alter the entire movie-making universe?

By Chantal Riley 4 May 2017

Tony Petitti, chief operating officer of Major League Baseball
‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars', ‘Super Bowl 50' win at International Television & Film Awards

Three entries received the New York Festivals' grand award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, held at the annual Nab Show in Las Vegas...

2 May 2017

Inaugural 'film craft' executive jury selected for New York Festivals
Inaugural 'film craft' executive jury selected for New York Festivals

The New York Festivals has announced the members of the executive jury for the inaugural 'film craft' category in this year's awards...

7 Apr 2017

Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards
Angus Kneale to chair Film Craft executive jury at NYF International Advertising Awards

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® has announced the inaugural Film Craft executive jury and that Angus Kneale, chief creative officer of The Mill will head the panel of ten film industry experts...

24 Mar 2017

KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies
KwaZulu-Natal goes big at the movies

The largest movie screen in KwaZulu-Natal, featuring ultra high-definition (UHD) digital projection has opened at the Xtreme at Nu Metro Ballito Junction...

24 Mar 2017

Netflix pledges to finish last Orson Welles movie
Netflix pledges to finish last Orson Welles movie

LOS ANGELES - Internet streaming service Netflix said on Tuesday it would fund the completion and restoration of iconic filmmaker Orson Welles's last movie, the unfinished The Other Side of the Wind...

15 Mar 2017

Ster-Kinekor website leaks millions of users' private data
Ster-Kinekor website leaks millions of users' private data

Ster-Kinekor's old website allowed anyone with know-how to retrieve the profile details of every user on the site. This information included phone numbers, addresses and plaintext passwords...

By Julia Breakey 14 Mar 2017

Shared value required to grow SA film sector
Shared value required to grow SA film sector

As the South African film sector transitions from local content in terms of its value as an art, towards where there is a more balance in terms of its sustainable commercial value, it becomes crucial for the sector to align on what 'giving back' actually looks like...

By Wanda Matandela 9 Mar 2017

Local film comes in at number three at box office
Local film comes in at number three at box office

Local film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys opened at number three on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker, raking R1.6m at the box office on opening weekend...

7 Mar 2017

South Africa's Stick Man wins four awards at Kidscreen Awards
South Africa's Stick Man wins four awards at Kidscreen Awards

The Triggerfish Animation Studios' collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, Stick Man has added four more awards, bringing its total to 11 international awards on three continents...

20 Feb 2017

Ster-Kinekor sponsors SAFTAs Young Achiever Award
Ster-Kinekor sponsors SAFTAs Young Achiever Award

Ster-Kinekor has announced its sponsorship of the Youth Achiever Award category at the 11th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs)...

17 Feb 2017

South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017
South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017

The SAFTAs 11 Golden Horn nominee's announcement took place today, 16 February, in Bryanston at The Forum...

16 Feb 2017

Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign
Investec Private Banking launches #MoreThanData campaign

Can data tell your whole story? To find out, Investec Private Banking presented three 'out of the ordinary' individuals with how data sees them...

14 Feb 2017

Multi-partner initiative increases awareness on Safer Internet Day
Multi-partner initiative increases awareness on Safer Internet Day

On Safer Internet Day, 7 February, a multi-organisation partnership will spread the word of cyber risks under the theme, ‘Be the change: Unite for a better Internet'...

6 Feb 2017

Cape Town International Animation Festival opens in March with Oscar nominee film
Cape Town International Animation Festival opens in March with Oscar nominee film

The Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), presented by Animation South Africa, takes place 3-5 March 2017 at The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town...

3 Feb 2017

Nu-Metro opens 4DX cinema in Menlyn Park next week
Nu-Metro opens 4DX cinema in Menlyn Park next week

The multi-sensory cinema, 4DX opens at Nu Metro Menlyn Park on Friday 10 February 2017. This is the fourth such cinema for the group...

3 Feb 2017

Jozi Film Festival adds new category with partner Discovery Channel
Jozi Film Festival adds new category with partner Discovery Channel

The ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' calls for two to five minute documentaries from filmmakers across Africa, which highlight and celebrate unique African stories and capture Discovery's ethos of sparking curiosity...

2 Feb 2017

New Deon Meyer thriller film goes on tour in South Africa ahead of premiere
New Deon Meyer thriller film goes on tour in South Africa ahead of premiere

Jagveld will be embarking on a nationwide tour from 11 February ahead of the film's cinema release on 17 March 2017...

1 Feb 2017

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