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Getting to know Wim Steytler

Gus and Rafe know him as Dad, but the rest of us know him as an enigmatic filmmaker, intent on bringing our attention to where it should be. Wim Steytler is a commercials director represented by the Star Film Company...

By Ksenija Strydom-Micic, Issued by The Star Film Company 3 days ago

African produced TV series nominated at International Animation Film Festival

African produced TV series, My Better World was selected for competition at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival...

26 Jun 2020


The refreshed and revamped One Gospel launches on 29 June 2020...

Issued by Urban Brew Studios 23 Jun 2020

Sappi wins top International Gold Quill Award for innovative video #IABC2020GQwinner

Sappi Southern Africa's Forests division received top international recognition for its innovative video on their Sappi Khulisa programme at the virtual Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at #IABC20. The video won the coveted 'Best of the Best' Award in the Audio/Visual Category...

Issued by Sappi 22 Jun 2020

New documentary tackling racial inequality to launch on Youth Day

Tuesday, 16 June, sees the online launch of Good Hope, a new feature-length documentary from award-winning filmmaker Anthony Fabian...

11 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Janez Vermeiren and Peri vP launch

TV personality and producer, Janez Vermeiren and film director Peri vP have launched, a new online platform that connects content creators with organisations and brands...

By Evan-Lee Courie 11 Jun 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Simon Kotze, junior animator at Made by Radio

This week, as part of our #YouthMonth feature, we go behind the mask with Simon Kotze, junior animator at Made by Radio and Gold winner in the Animation & Visual Effects category at the global Young Ones Student Awards in May...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Jun 2020

This is how we're creating the new normal right now

We are working in ways today that have long been possible but that we have now been pushed to explore more fully...

By Vaughan Patterson 29 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity

Terry Levin, creative director at Bizcommunity, shares her views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Issued by 26 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Karin Schermbrucker of Slingshot Media

"For too long people have been concerned with what we do, as if that can explain who we are. I am a wife, a mother, a storyteller, a light chaser, and a lover of people. My camera is hopefully an extension of who I am," says Karin Schermbrucker...

By Ilse van den Berg 14 May 2020

#Newsmaker: Fort's Shukri Toefy takes on dual role as CEO of Fortified Group

As of 1 June, Shukri Toefy, co-founder and CEO of Fort is taking on a dual role of remaining CEO of his production company and stepping into an additional role as CEO of Fortified Group, of which Fort is a subsidiary. The Group is an investment holding company with interests in media, film, professional services and property.

By Jessica Tennant 14 May 2020

Howard Audio drives Mazda lockdown TVC

Since lockdown began, Howard Audio has had the privilege of working on a Mazda commercial with everything produced remotely...

Issued by Howard Audio 7 May 2020

Film and television production houses to resume operations

Acting Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Jackson Mthembu, has signed and gazetted directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector...

4 May 2020

Brave new world: (Once the lockdown's over the shooting begins)

As the country and the film and advertising industry gears up to confront the post lockdown new normal, a great deal of attention has rightly been focused on the fresh creative and communication challenges the industry will confront in the days ahead...

By Ian Gabriel 29 Apr 2020

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