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  • MLA announces launch of Cape Town office
    Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA), now the largest talent agency on the African continent, has announced that it is opening a new office in Cape Town. The launch of a representative office in the heart of one of South Africa's premier film destinations follows fast on the heels of a recent announcement that the agency would be representing screenwriters and directors alongside the leading talent already in the stable. Issued by Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA)
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    After 12 years of being 'The Home of the Afropolitan', we are excited to introduce our latest evolution - Kaya 959. On the Street. On the Air. Our new brand identity is about highlighting Kaya 959 as a radio station for all. Issued by KAYA 959
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    Kantar's Best Liked Ads celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience, who we believe to be the most important critic - the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not. Issued by Kantar
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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.

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MLA announces launch of Cape Town office

Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA), now the largest talent agency on the African continent, has announced that it is opening a new office in Cape Town...

Issued by Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA) 2 days ago

BET Africa partners with KZN Film Commission

With the aim of bringing authentic local stories to screen for audiences across Africa, BET Africa and KZN Film Commission (KZNFC) have formed a partnership...

3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

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

And the Oscars makes 3

On 25 April, My Octopus Teacher won an Oscar at the 93rd Academy Awards in the Documentary Features category...

Issued by Greatstock 28 Apr 2021

3 Afda 2020 graduation films in race for the Oscar

Afda has announced the selection of three 2020 graduation films to compete for the most prestigious award on the motion picture calendar - The Student Academy Awards (Oscars)...

Issued by AFDA 26 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

#BehindtheMask: Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films

Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films, recently ranked number one director at the Loeries Rankings for 2020. She's the first female ever to hold this position, and this year, also the only female to be featured within the top 20 Loeries Directors rankings...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Apr 2021

Giant Films wins Production Company of The Year at Ciclope Africa Festival

Ciclope Africa's streamed special of the 2021 Ciclope Africa Awards, recognising the best crafts in film in Africa, celebrated Giant Films as the Production Company of the Year for 2021...

By Giant Films 21 Apr 2021

Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Award statue unveiled at Afda Durban

The Simon Sabela Awards Statue was officially unveiled in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on the Afda Durban campus...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 20 Apr 2021

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