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Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communities
Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communitiesArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Sunshine Cinema to host a free drive-in movie screening in Cape Town...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 6 May 2021

TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creators
TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creatorsArticle

TikTok launched the Rising Voices incubator project - an initiative open to all Black South African creators, which has been endorsed by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)...

29 Mar 2021

Netflix joins forces with NFVF to fund 6 South African films
Netflix joins forces with NFVF to fund 6 South African filmsArticle

International streaming service Netflix has partnered with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) to provide funding of R28m aimed at producing six South African feature films...

18 Mar 2021

New fund launches to support screen sector workers affected by the pandemic
New fund launches to support screen sector workers affected by the pandemicArticle

A number of donors have contributed towards a support fund established to provide direct financial relief for screen sector workers whose livelihoods are affected by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown...

11 Mar 2021

Park-In Experience to screen local films at Mall of Africa
Park-In Experience to screen local films at Mall of AfricaArticle

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) will launch a drive-in experience, to encourage a love of local film, at the Mall of Africa, Waterfall Park in Midrand, Johannesburg on 5 December 2020...

25 Nov 2020

2020 Joburg Film Festival to take place over 2 days with screenings, development workshops
2020 Joburg Film Festival to take place over 2 days with screenings, development workshopsArticle

The 2020 Joburg Film Festival will be held over two days on 28 and 29 November; a departure from the usual six days in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. This year's festival will focus on a limited film selection with a huge focus on development workshops...

11 Nov 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcement
2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcementArticle

The 2020 Durban FilmMart (DFM) came to close with the announcement of the Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 13 September 2020...

14 Sep 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart to look at African content in the new normal
2020 Durban FilmMart to look at African content in the new normalArticle

The 2020 Durban FilmMart, which will take place online from 4 to 13 September, will take a special look at African content in the new normal...

13 Aug 2020

Dr Janet van Eeden appointed as Afda Durban Dean
Dr Janet van Eeden appointed as Afda Durban DeanArticle

Dr Janet Van Eeden will be taking on the title of Afda Durban Campus Dean officially come 1 July 2020...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 26 Jun 2020

Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artists
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artistsArticle

Following consultations with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA), the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has finalised the criteria to distribute the R150m Covid-19 relief fund for artists and athletes...

31 Mar 2020

South African short film wins Audience Award for iamAfrica competition
South African short film wins Audience Award for iamAfrica competitionArticle

Local short film, The Letter Reader receives an Audience Award for the iamAfrica Short Film Competition and will be screened at the Pan African Film Festival on 22 February in Los Angeles, California, United States...

6 Feb 2020

Lebo Motaung, project director of the festival. Image source: Cherry Film Festival .
Cherry Film Festival seeks to open up local film industryArticle

This year's edition of Cherry Film Festival seeks to drastically minimise the monopolised access to opportunities. ...

19 Nov 2019

Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment for MultiChoice Group.
Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold storiesArticle

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling...

Yolisa Phahle 30 Jul 2019

Pictured are Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and Regine le Roux, managing director of South Africa’s Reputation Matters. Reputation Matters scooped up two SABRE Africa awards, one for superior achievement in measurement and evaluation and the other for the industry sector category.
All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winnersArticle

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

20 May 2019

Buddah in Africa film.
'Buddha in Africa' addresses Chinese involvement in AfricaArticle

The documentary film, 'Buddha in Africa', is to have its world premiere at Hot Docs, Canada...

20 Mar 2019

How Stephina Zwane's film Baby Mamas celebrates single moms
How Stephina Zwane's film Baby Mamas celebrates single momsArticle

Writer-director Stephina Zwane's Baby Mamas takes a closer look at four women who share all their experiences on the joys and woes of being single moms, while still searching for true love...

Daniel Dercksen 10 Oct 2018

Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 films
Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 filmsArticle

The 2018 Joburg Film Festival will be held at venues across Johannesburg from 9-18 November 2018. More than 40 curated releases are set to showcase the best in African and international cinema...

9 Oct 2018

Brand South Africa collaborates with Cape Town International Film Market Festival 'Most Patriotic South African Arts Ambassador' AwardArticle

Brand South Africa has partnered with the Cape Town International Film Market Festival (CTIFMF), to strategically uncap the creative industries as an imperative contributor to the Nation Brand image and competitiveness.

Issued by Brand South Africa 28 Sep 2018

Award winners at this year’s Durban FilmMart.
2018 Durban FilmMart Awards: Winners announced!Article

This year's Durban FilmMart (DFM) Awards, took place at the Southern Sun Maharani Hotel in Durban on Monday, 23 July...

24 Jul 2018

Tjovitjo won the Golden Horn Award for Best TV Drama. © Saftas.
All the winners: Saftas 2018Article

The 12th Annual South African Film and Television Awards took place on Saturday, 24 March 2018 at the Sun City Superbowl and was hosted by Thando Thabethe and Phat Joe...

26 Mar 2018

Saftas Technical Awards announce winners
Saftas Technical Awards announce winnersArticle

Last night, the television and film industry celebrated outstanding work done within the technical craft of the industry at night one of the 2018 South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) held at Sun City, Bokone Bophirima...

23 Mar 2018

Khalo Matabane’s ‘The Number’.
US premiere for The Number at Pan African Film FestivalArticle

Khalo Matabane's The Number heads to the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles for its United States premiere...

30 Jan 2018

AFDA at the SAFTA'S - AFDA films nominated for The 5th South African Film & Television Awards 2011
AFDA at the SAFTA'S - AFDA films nominated for The 5th South African Film & Television Awards 2011Article

AFDA has once again been nominated at The 5th South African Film & Television Awards. This year a total of five AFDA films were selected in three different categories.

Issued by AFDA 4 Dec 2017

AFDA dominates SAFTAs 2011
AFDA dominates SAFTAs 2011Article

AFDA won two awards and four special mentions at this year's South African Film & Television Awards, held at Melrose Arch, Madame Zingara's Theatre of Dreams, on 20 February.

Issued by AFDA 4 Dec 2017

Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distribution
Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distributionArticle

Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution...

20 Oct 2017

Motheo Matsau, chief of marketing and sales at Ster-Kinekor.
#CannesLions2017: Cinemark brings SA all the creative magicArticle

Motheo Matsau, chief of marketing and sales at Ster-Kinekor, elaborates on the magic of Cinemark being the official local representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of creativity as well as the benefits of this for SA's creative industry...

Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2017

The selection of this year’s Realness Screenwriter’s Residency was announced at the Cannes Film Festival by Realness co-founder Cait Pansegrouw (second from right).
African screenwriters selected for prestigious residencyArticle

The names of the talented African screenwriters selected to be part of the Realness Screenwriter's Residency, were announced at the Cannes Film Festival ...

5 Jun 2017

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Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmakingArticle

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry...

11 May 2017

Local film comes in at number three at box office
Local film comes in at number three at box officeArticle

Local film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys opened at number three on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker, raking R1.6m at the box office on opening weekend...

7 Mar 2017

Ster-Kinekor sponsors SAFTAs Young Achiever Award
Ster-Kinekor sponsors SAFTAs Young Achiever AwardArticle

Ster-Kinekor has announced its sponsorship of the Youth Achiever Award category at the 11th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs)...

17 Feb 2017

South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017
South African Film and Television Awards announce nominees for 2017Article

The SAFTAs 11 Golden Horn nominee's announcement took place today, 16 February, in Bryanston at The Forum...

16 Feb 2017

Cape Town International Animation Festival opens in March with Oscar nominee film
Cape Town International Animation Festival opens in March with Oscar nominee filmArticle

The Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), presented by Animation South Africa, takes place 3-5 March 2017 at The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town...

3 Feb 2017

National Film and Video Foundation announces changes to the SAFTAs
National Film and Video Foundation announces changes to the SAFTAsArticle

The National Film and Video Foundation held a media breakfast on Thursday, 26 January to formally announce the changes it's made to the 11th edition of the South African Film and Television Awards.

Jessica Tennant 28 Jan 2017

Joint research on size of film, media industry in Cape Town
Joint research on size of film, media industry in Cape TownArticle

Research is to be conducted to determine the size and structure of the film and media industry in in Cape Town and the Western Cape...

8 Dec 2016

Cape Town welcomes shnit
Cape Town welcomes shnitArticle

Tickets are available for the shnit International Shortfilmfestival, which returns to Cape Town from 5-7 October.

5 Oct 2016

Noem My Skollie to represent SA at the 2017 Academy Awards
Noem My Skollie to represent SA at the 2017 Academy AwardsArticle

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has nominated the feature film Noem My Skollie as South Africa's official selection to the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars)...

28 Sep 2016

Lights, camera, action for SA women filmmakers
Lights, camera, action for SA women filmmakersArticle

Emerging South African filmmakers, especially women, trying to break into the industry, now have a real shot at making their movie dreams come true...

1 Sep 2016

Celebrating 100 years of cinema with masterclasses in KwaZulu-Natal
Celebrating 100 years of cinema with masterclasses in KwaZulu-NatalArticle

In celebration of a centenary of filmmaking in the province, the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) will offer masterclasses as part of its Film Week programme during the Durban International Film Festival...

15 Jun 2016

Durban FilmMart announces selection for this year's event
Durban FilmMart announces selection for this year's eventArticle

The Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place in Durban from 17-20 June 2016, has selected 19 documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa for this year's festival.

18 May 2016

The Launch Factory team at the SAFTAs
#AfricaMonth: Hitting the buzzer for local TV formatArticle

'Local game show' doesn't necessarily mean endless reruns of Noot vir Noot. Launch Factory's GM: branded content Apollo Zake explains how Down for the Guap scooped a SAFTA after running for just one season, and the importance of creating African content...

Leigh Andrews 29 Apr 2016

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