947 Beats @ Work allows listeners to select music for an hour

947 will be including a new timeslot in which listeners will be able to determine the playlist for an entire hour between 9am and 10am. During 947 Beats @ Work, listeners may send voice notes indicating their musical requests via WhatsApp.

2 days ago

Mech-X4 to debut on Disney XD, this April

A brand new series will make its debut on Disney XD (DSTV channel 304) on Monday, 24 April 2017 at 5.15pm. Mech-X4 is a comedic sci-fi adventure series that follows a heroic team of four teenage boys who take on the responsibility of controlling a giant robot to protect their city.

2 days ago

Oxigen to sponsor the 11th annual PGNAIT

Oxigen will sponsor the 11th annual Prince's Grant National Amateur Invitational golf tournament to be held from 1-3 May 2017 at Prince's Grant Coastal Estate. Oxigen has also secured additional sponsors for the event including Entrawood and The Eighteenth Apartment development, among...

2 days ago

Icasa releases draft regulations in TVWS ahead of DSA summit

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has released draft regulations on the use of TV white space in the African region, ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance's fifth annual global summit which will be held in Cape Town from 9-11 May 2017. The draft regulations shed light on...

2 days ago

Masasa Mbangeni to host 2017 Saco

Award-winning actress, Masasa Mbangeni will host the 2017 South African Cultural Observatory's May national conference as its master of ceremonies. In its second year, this conference was established by the Department of Arts and Culture as a measure and valuation of country's creative and cultural...

2 days ago

Entries for 2017 Cannes Lions are now closed

Entries for the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have closed. The deadline was 20 April 2017 but late entrants may contact moc.snoilsennac@sdrawabRev('brev-0152d2b9-af54-4181-821f-51ddbb7e38f6', '>a/\"moc.snoilsennac;46#&sdrawa:otliam"=ferh a....

2 days ago

36th season of Mela to start on SABC 3

The 36th season of Mela will start on SABC 3 on 23 April 2017. The show is broadcast on Sundays at 2pm and repeated on Tuesdays at the same time.

3 days ago

SABC 3 to hold auditions for The Final Cut

Auditions will be held for the SABC 3 reality show contest, The Final Cut from 22 April to 13 May. The countrywide audition search will take place in at the South African State Theatre in Pretoria (22 April), the Winston Churchill Theatre in Pietermaritzburg (6 May) and the Alexander Playhouse...

3 days ago

Stuff magazine says DStv Explora is 2016's Gadget of the Year

Stuff magazine has named the DStv Explora the 2016 TV Gadget of the Year. Stuff magazine is a fan of the device as it previously named it one of the Most Beautiful Objects in SA.

3 days ago

MultiChoice receives Topco Oliver Empowerment Award

MultiChoice has received an accolade at the Topco Oliver Empowerment Awards for the second consecutive year. MultiChoice was acknowledged for its enterprise development and empowerment efforts. The Topco Oliver Empowerment Awards recognise innovation in empowerment and transformation.

3 days ago

ABN Event Productions partners with Unicef for fundraising gala

ABN Event Productions will be partnering with Unicef for its Fundraising Gala Dinner with guest of honour, Bollywood actress and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hotel on 6 May 2017. The event will be led by media entrepreneur and Unicef...

3 days ago

Amasa Joburg committee member applications are now open

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa in Johannesburg will be voting in a new committee at its 2017/2018 annual general meeting. Marketing professionals are welcome to submit their brief profile and picture to az.oc.nodurt@WffohcsiBbRev('brev-2aa07e7e-3ef6-4e92-a82a-7116d28ca56f',...

3 days ago

Oxyg3n Media to produce season two of Married at First Sight South Africa

Oxyg3n Media will be producing the second season of Married at First Sight South Africa. The second instalment of the reality show will be broadcast on Lifetime (DStv 131) in October 2017. It will comprise nine episodes and will include a reunion show featuring all the participants from the first...

19 Apr 2017

Dining Out launches new-look website

Dining Out recently unveiled its new-look website. The website now boasts more features, improved navigation, and a brand new interface.

19 Apr 2017

Short film makers, now's your chance - One Screen submissions are open

Entries for the 2017 One Screen Short Film Festival are now open. Categories for the film festival, presented by One Club, now includes VR films as well as movie posters. Submissions may be made here. For early birds the submission deadline is 16 June 2017 while for regular folk the deadline...

19 Apr 2017

Zee TV partners with Gandhi Walk

Zee TV has partnered with the 32nd Gandhi Walk which will be held in Lenasia, Johannesburg, on Sunday, 23 April. The Ghandi Walk has in turn partnered with the Lenmed Health Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital for staff members from the hospital to be on site to offer free medical tests, including...

19 Apr 2017

SMMEs can now enter for the 29th Entrepreneur of the Year competition

Growing SMME owners can now submit their entries for the 29th Entrepreneur of the Year competition which is sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. Entrepreneurs may download entry forms online in addition to interacting with fellow entrepreneurs and entrants on the competition's social media...

18 Apr 2017

IAS to represent SA at 2017 Ad Forum Worldwide Summit

For the ninth year in a row, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company will be representing South Africa at the AdForum Worldwide Summit. The 2017 AdForum Worldwide Summit will be held in New York from 24 April - 28 April and is set to cover issues, challenges, and trends facing the global...

18 Apr 2017

2017 Young Ones finalists announced

Following their participation in the One Show Creative Week student competition, the finalists of the 2017 Young Ones have been announced. In addition to the networking and job opportunities, the finalists will each stand a chance of receiving a One Show Pencil at the special awards ceremony....

18 Apr 2017

Media24 investigates HuffPost SA's controversial blog post

Media24 has launched an investigation into the controversial “Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?” blog post published on HuffPost South Africa on 13 April 2017. The blog was removed on 15 April after HuffPost South Africa could not prove the accuracy of the source....

18 Apr 2017

Young Lions film entrants will have 48 hours to submit 60-second ads

The South African representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Cinemark is sponsoring the local film category of the 2017 Young Lions competition. Entrants will be given 48 hours to complete and a deliver a 60-second advert with a corporate social responsibility angle....

18 Apr 2017

Vaseline Men partners with influential SA men for #StartStrong campaign

Vaseline Men unveiled its new #StartStrong campaign in which it partnered up with musician, Riky Rick and Proteas fast bowler, Kagiso Rabada. The #StartStrong campaign also includes a range of other influential South African men, including artists, stylists, writers, entrepreneurs, and...

13 Apr 2017

OTM and Mindshare Vietnam receive Most Awarded Project recognition

The Lovely Mobile Report and Rankings have listed Out There Media together with Mindshare Vietnam and their 'Spread the Love' campaign for Friso by Friesland Campina as one of the Most Awarded Projects of 2016. The mobile campaign targeted mothers-to-be, achieving a consistent CTR of 11% with...

13 Apr 2017

Fast 8 to play in XTreme and 4DX at Nu Metro Cinemas

To mark the release of the eighth installment in the Fast and the Furious film franchise, Nu Metro will be holding special pre-release screenings of Fast 8: The Fate of the Furious from 5.15pm, today. The film opens for general release, tomorrow. During its run, Nu Metro will be screening Fast 8:...

13 Apr 2017

Pippa Green to present talk on TRC in ICA's 2017 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series

Well-known journalist, Pippa Green will be presenting a lecture on the resonance of the TRC today, as part of the Institute for Creative Arts' 2017 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series. It has been more than 20 years since the first TRC hearings and Green's talk will be based on the series of...

13 Apr 2017

The Young Pope comes to Africa

Showmax has secured the rights to the HBO and Sky Production of The Young Pope, which stars Jude Law and Diane Keaton. The controversial series was directed by Oscar-winner, Paolo Sorrentino and tells the story of the first American Pope, played by Law, who is depicted as simultaneously hip,...

13 Apr 2017

ODA exhibits Olantunji Sanusi's Save Water

Nigerian-born and South African-based fine artist, Olantunji Sanusi, pays homage to water as a vital and sacred origin of life as depicted in Yoruba legend, which echoes the basic element of water as life-giving. Sanusi makes use of recycled paper in this collection, transporting visitors to the...

13 Apr 2017

Hobnob picks up where Facebook invites end

Hobnob has been created with the aim to take over where Facebook invites stop. Users are now able to create events and send out text messages to their friends, directly. The invitees may then reply with a 'yes' or 'no' via a text message; they don't need the app to respond to the invite. Hobnob...

13 Apr 2017

Jolly Good wins Revo Opal Award

Fresh off its Bookmark award win for the NHS Blood and Transplant virtual blood donation, Jolly Good won a Revo Opal Award in the 'media' category. The project was a collaboration between Jolly Good, Ocean Outdoor, and 23red.

10 Apr 2017

Heineken extends UEFA Champions League sponsorship

Heineken has extended its current sponsorship agreement with UEFA Champions League until 2021. “As Europe's best football teams fight it out for on-pitch glory, Heineken will be rewarding its South African fans with prizes,” explains Themba Ratsibe, marketing manager, Heineken South Africa. The...

10 Apr 2017

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