[Paul Meyer] For many years, the use and growth of technology has facilitated animation's development.
[Evert Lombaert] Now and again a video pops up on YouTube which simply can't be ignored. One has popped up, which sharply placed SA's privileged youth under the microscope and it's not all that rosy.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Gareth Cliff, DJ and Idols judge, has lent his voice to a Disney show and will be the voice of Ducky Mo-Mo in the Disney production Phineas and Ferb, reports Channel24, and Mail & Guardian reports that the Free State claims it didn't pay R140m for a website, but only R40m... Now that's a relief.
[Genevieve Vieira] Is Nikita, the third biggest solo song of Elton John's career a sham? Guy Hobbs, an award-winning freelance photographer from Cape Town made a claim in May this year, stating that Elton's well known track Nikita was based on his own lyrics titled Natasha.
[Romy Paull] I couldn't help but be grateful for what the birth of experiential marketing has done for our profession. From a production perspective, there is now global recognition of a specialised multifaceted skillset that allows us to transcend the basic associations of toolkits and tape measures.
[Issa Sikiti da Silva] Electronics and electrical engineering giant Siemens is calling on all filmmakers worldwide to enter a video contest on Zooppa by submitting an HD short film of between 120 and 300 seconds by 30 September 2011 to stand a chance of winning US$15 000 (about R111 000). [video]
|This should create employment & also keep youth off the street!|
[Duncan McLeod] Movie making has changed dramatically in the past decade, as Ronnie Apteker, the energetic founder of Internet Solutions and now a keen filmmaker, can attest.
[Herman Manson] Jock of the Bushveld is leaving for Hollywood, literally, as film director Duncan MacNeillie takes his 3D animated remake of the classic tale to American movie studios in a bid to gain distribution in markets outside South Africa. [video]
|the coconuts are back on mzansi magic, lets support our |
[Issa Sikiti da Silva] The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has accused the Television Industry Emergency Coalition (TVIEC) of clamouring for publicity after taking the issue of local content commissioning and dispute to the media instead of going through a formal channel.
|These ppl make life fun & interesting, see nw u have a story to tell about them, they a special gift to your company..|
|[Andrew Timm] Do you attract the bewildered, the eccentric, the psychotic, the mentally ill and the socially challenged? Well, if you don’t, open a production company, install one-way glass and then just sit and wait.|
|Paul Gardner has built a Baltimore law firm known for representing musicians and other entertainers. Now, he also counts among his clients the aspiring reality TV stars who crashed last week's White House state dinner.Gardner is no stranger to the intersection of social networking and the law. Last year, he told a legal marketing newsletter about using MySpace to help build his practice, beginning by adding “friends” to his page and then communicating with at least one musician.|
|[Andrew Timm] Okay, toilet humour is probably the lowest form of humour, besides sarcasm, puns, and possibly SABC 3’s “Font”. But this is a true story loosely linking a toilet “situation” and television and me, so dammit, I’m going to tell it!|
[Issa Sikiti da Silva] Accusations, counter-accusations, hunger strike, protests, name-calling, defiance, denialism, late payments, delayed procurement, deferrals and axing. These are just some of the fundamental characteristics of the local content ‘battle for survival' currently being fought between the SABC and the TV Industry Emergency Coalition (TVIEC). And it is turning nastier day after day.
[Issa Sikiti da Silva] The Television Industry Emergency Coalition (TVIEC)'s struggle against the SABC for the ‘restoration' of local content continues, but victory is far from certain. Three more people, all women, have gone on hunger strike recently to join the campaign, started by Michael Lee 31 days ago, to highlight what he calls the SABC's ‘injustice and inhumanity'.
|and Ogilvy.. the reputable Ogilvy.. exactly one month later.. decides to launch a TV ad for Grandpa headache tablets.. after they try and convince us that we should buy headache powders because it goes straight to work in powder form.|
I feel insulted as a consumer who actually use these products..