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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior

Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 2 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: Love Sarah and Those Who Wish Me Dead

Two films open at South African cinemas, this weekend: Love Sarah and Those Who Wish Me Dead.

By Daniel Dercksen 7 May 2021

Encounters Documentary Fest returns in June 2021

The 23rd edition of the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held virtually from 10 to 20 June 2021. The lineup will include films, webinars, debates and Q&A with local and international directors.

7 May 2021

South Africa's romcom revolution and how it reimagines Joburg

Netflix went live in South Africa on 6 January 2016. The arrival of the subscription-based content streaming service was a game changer for the country's film and television industry, as it had been for other countries...

By Pier Paolo Frassinelli 4 May 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: The Courier and Wrath of Man

Two films enter the South African box office, this weekend: The Courier and Wrath of Man.

By Daniel Dercksen 30 Apr 2021

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

By Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"

All 13 episodes of Skemerdans, a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery, are now available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 28 Apr 2021

Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters

South African film director Michael Matthews has garnered an Oscar nomination for the Hollywood film Love and Monsters, a mind-blowing apocalyptic adventure that has been described as 'one of the best surprises of 2020'. The film was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards, which was held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Oscar winners!

The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

26 Apr 2021

My Octopus Teacher wins Oscar for Best Documentary

South African film My Octopus Teacher has won Best Documentary Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, hosted in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

26 Apr 2021




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