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The 5 soft skills that will help you become an outstanding video producer
The 5 soft skills that will help you become an outstanding video producer

The producer role is one of the most sought-after in the video industry. It is simultaneously challenging and rewarding, bringing with it both enormous respect and a huge responsibility...

By Jamie Field 3 days ago

Mazzio with Academy Penguin Hall on 10 December 2018, where they discussed A Hero For Daisy and the urgency to break rules that hold women back. Image via
#YPOEdge: Mary Mazzio on making films that move the needle on social issues

I spoke to Mary Mazzio, former Olympic rower and lawyer, now independent documentary filmmaker and CEO of 50 Eggs Films, about the power of a socially savvy millennial audience and her dedication to making films with social impact...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2019

5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event
5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your event

You have received your brief for your client's event, and as per the norm, they want more for less. Less budget but... more people, more reach and definitely more impact...

Issued by Global Access 13 Mar 2019

Stock photo image bank of professional African women created
Stock photo image bank of professional African women created

Ellipsis and Picha collaborate to create stock images of professional African women...

12 Mar 2019

Dani Hynes directs South Africans 'Making Strides' for Johnnie Walker
Dani Hynes directs South Africans 'Making Strides' for Johnnie Walker

Egg Films' Dani Hynes and McCann 1886 have collaborated on a TVC unpinning a new campaign for Diageo brand Johnnie Walker...

Issued by Egg Films 6 Mar 2019

MultiChoice wins big at SAFTAs
MultiChoice wins big at SAFTAs

MultiChoice was the most awarded broadcaster at The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), taking home 48 awards - more than half the total - from more than 150 SAFTA nominations...

Issued by Showmax 5 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Kagiso Lediga on storytelling in entertainment
#DesignIndaba2019: Kagiso Lediga on storytelling in entertainment

Award-winning and celebrated stand-up comedian, actor, writer and film director, Kagiso Lediga, took to the stage on Day 2...

By Angie White 1 Mar 2019

Egg Films' Kyle Lewis shoots for BMW China
Egg Films' Kyle Lewis shoots for BMW China

Proving, once again, that creative talent transcends cultural and social boundaries, Egg Films' Kyle Lewis has directed a fast-paced and edgy TVC that will air in China for BMW in that country...

Issued by Egg Films 26 Feb 2019

#FairnessFirst: How the Hollywood diversity problem is slowly improving
#FairnessFirst: How the Hollywood diversity problem is slowly improving

Since the #OscarsSoWhite tweet from a few years ago, there's been increased awareness of the lack of diversity, equality and inclusion in the global film and TV industry overall, but has there been any action? UCLA's just released 2019 Hollywood Diversity Report says yes, but not enough...

By leigh andrews 25 Feb 2019

SA film students break into video-on-demand business
SA film students break into video-on-demand business

Broadcast TV isn't an option and using self-publish platforms like YouTube means competing with millions of videos from across the globe, so how do SA film students get their work noticed?...

Issued by Showmax 14 Feb 2019

Photographer tender
Photographer tender

The City of Cape Town has an ad hoc operational requirement for the provision of professional photographic services as part of the development of communication material...

Issued by City of Cape Town 14 Feb 2019

RIP Terry Dempsey
RIP Terry Dempsey

Terry Dempsey, a true 'Renaissance man' of the local and international music industry, has passed away...

13 Feb 2019

Nicole Maria Ackermann joins Romance
Nicole Maria Ackermann joins Romance

Romance has some fresh blood. Nicole Maria Ackermann has joined our stable of directors alongside Greg Gray, Terence Neale and Jabu Nadia Newman, bringing a fresh and unique voice to the diverse directorial team...

Issued by Romance Films 13 Feb 2019

Capture and captivate with cellphone videos
Capture and captivate with cellphone videos

Learn how to create high-impact videos using the tools you already have to tell the stories you want to share with this course from Content Lounge and Mycelium Media Collaborators, taking place from 5-7 March 2019...

Issued by Content Lounge 12 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

11 Feb 2019

Part 1: Our experience working with Kaizer Chiefs
Part 1: Our experience working with Kaizer Chiefs

The #SowetoDerby is one of the most important projects Voo C Media Group will have taken this year on behalf of #KaizerChiefs. They'll bring to life the highlights of yet another historic game wrapped in tradition and excitement...

Issued by Voo C Media Group 8 Feb 2019

Egg Films' Robin Adams shoots for Distell
Egg Films' Robin Adams shoots for Distell

Working closely with Cape Town-based Singh&Sons for Distell, Robin Adams from Egg Films has directed 'Perfect Blend' to raise the profile of Viceroy in Kenya...

Issued by Egg Films 7 Feb 2019

Dan Mace in action, in his Not Normal studio. Image © Mace
How Dan Mace embraced his otherness to enhance his true creativity

SA-born filmmaker now based in New York, Dan Mace, was the speaker at Creative Mornings Cape Town's first event of the year, where he spoke through all things surreal, and how to put your otherness to your creative advantage...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Feb 2019

SA Backline endorses Howard Audio
SA Backline endorses Howard Audio

R. Gorksie Madeira and his company SA Backline have supplied Howard Audio with an awesome Yamaha C3 grand piano - and they are very excited to be able to offer their clients this amazing instrument to record...

Issued by Howard Audio 6 Feb 2019

Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest
Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest

The man behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Peter Ramsey, and the man who produced all the Shrek movies, Aron Warner, are set to attend the 2019 Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF)...

6 Feb 2019

Why video is essential to your marketing plan
Why video is essential to your marketing plan

Telling a story with visual elements will always attract the reader or viewer to a story and social media posts that include pictures or video are viewed more times by users...

Issued by Content Lounge 1 Feb 2019

Affordable centrally located production studios
Affordable centrally located production studios

Over the years Global Access studios have recorded and broadcasted diverse projects such as game shows (with audience participation), sitcoms, dramas, TV ads, local and international soaps, and many more...

Issued by Global Access 31 Jan 2019

RIP SJ Myeza
RIP SJ Myeza

UPDATE: 7Films has announced the details for SJ Myeza's memorial service...

22 Jan 2019

How the web was won!
How the web was won!

Bold new series from National Geographic - Valley of the Boom - delivers the drama of Silicon Valley's internet pioneers during the dot-com boom and bust...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 18 Jan 2019

Howard Audio - Merging music and marketing
Howard Audio - Merging music and marketing

Howard Audio recently took the marketing media through the evolution of the MAQ washing powder campaign music brand mnemonic, succinctly demonstrating its effectiveness...

Issued by Howard Audio 17 Jan 2019

Acclaimed South African born stage director, Liesl Tommy.
South African stage director set to direct Aretha Franklin biopic

Acclaimed South African born stage director, Liesl Tommy, is set to direct Respect, a feature film based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin...

11 Jan 2019

Short film from Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe for #BeTheMentor
Short film from Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe for #BeTheMentor

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe has directed Vuka, a short film raising awareness for #BeTheMentor, part of South African Breweries' 18+ campaign to prevent underage drinking...

Issued by Egg Films 11 Dec 2018

Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire
Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire

Spur Steak Ranches, Ninety9cents (99c) and 7Films have collaborated to produce a truly South African story of how working as a unit in the face of adversity can make the impossible, possible...

Issued by Ninety9cents 10 Dec 2018

Want video for your business? Here is the rule book for optimal results
Want video for your business? Here is the rule book for optimal results

Video can be expensive and time-consuming to produce, so it's vital to be very clear about your goals, and to understand how the process works, if you want to be sure of getting value out of your investment...

By Judith Middleton, Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 7 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

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