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The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

A mural by famed Cape Town artist Faith47. Frédéric Soltan/Corbis/Getty Images.
Cape Town's creative firms are business innovators - but they're vulnerableArticle

Rhodes University research findings show that there is an agile group of mostly small, highly innovative, firms that combine cultural and digital skills to meet market demand...

Jen Snowball 22 May 2020

Celebrated screenwriter Tertius Kapp talks about 'Griekwastad'
Celebrated screenwriter Tertius Kapp talks about 'Griekwastad'Article

Daniel Dercksen chats with Tertius Kapp, who wrote the screenplay for Griekwastad, the true story of the cruel acts which shook the world to its core in 2012...

Daniel Dercksen 29 Apr 2020

Afda student films in race for the Oscars
Afda student films in race for the OscarsArticle

Three Afda 2019 graduation films selected as candidates to compete for the most prestigious awards on the motion picture calendar - The Student Academy Awards (Oscars)...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 21 Apr 2020

Johnny Breedt talks 'Sergio' on Netflix, Covid-19's effects on film industry
Johnny Breedt talks 'Sergio' on Netflix, Covid-19's effects on film industryArticle

Production designer and filmmaker Johnny Breedt talks about Sergio and how the coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the entertainment industry...

Daniel Dercksen 21 Apr 2020

The 5 best local hits to stream now
The 5 best local hits to stream nowArticle

These are the five local hits to stream on Showmax now...

Issued by Showmax 15 Apr 2020

Double the horror as fresh blood comes to Showmax
Double the horror as fresh blood comes to ShowmaxArticle

Two freaky new South African horror movies have just descended on Showmax: Jaco Bouwer's Rage and Beer Adriaanse's Parable...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 2 Apr 2020

#SALockdown: Videovision Entertainment makes 10 SA films available for free online
#SALockdown: Videovision Entertainment makes 10 SA films available for free onlineArticle

Anant Singh and Videovision Entertainment announced today that they will make available a selection of films produced by the company for free viewing online...

30 Mar 2020

Behind the scenes of the award-wining SA sci-fi/horror film 'Fried Barry' - Q&A with director Ryan Kruger
Behind the scenes of the award-wining SA sci-fi/horror film 'Fried Barry' - Q&A with director Ryan KrugerArticle

Celebrated music director Ryan Kruger's first full-length feature film, Fried Barry has been winning over both local and international critics and fans alike. We got in touch with director Ryan Kruger to chat inspiration, improvisation and cult followings...

Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2020

Everything on Showmax in March
Everything on Showmax in MarchArticle

Everything is awesome on Showmax this March (Yes! The Lego Movie 2 is coming!)...

Issued by Showmax 11 Mar 2020

Oliver Hermanus talks de-nuclearising a gay slur with his new film, 'Moffie'
Oliver Hermanus talks de-nuclearising a gay slur with his new film, 'Moffie'Article

Daniel Dercksen chats to South African-born film director, writer and photographer Oliver Hermanus about latest film Moffie...

Daniel Dercksen 10 Mar 2020

Talent galore as e.tv secures 21 SAFTA nominations
Talent galore as e.tv secures 21 SAFTA nominationsArticle

e.tv has received a total of 21 nominations for five of its programmes in the 14th edition of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs)...

Issued by e.tv 19 Feb 2020

RapidLion Film Festival announces 2020 nominees
RapidLion Film Festival announces 2020 nomineesArticle

RapidLion, the South African International Film Festival, has announced the nominees for the 2020 RapidLion Awards...

19 Feb 2020

'Be Internet Awesome' with Google
'Be Internet Awesome' with GoogleArticle

Google announced a $1m pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy and launched a child online safety programme...

14 Feb 2020

'Vergeet My Nie' director André Velts talks the universal appeal of love stories
'Vergeet My Nie' director André Velts talks the universal appeal of love storiesArticle

Daniel Dercksen chats with director André Velts ahead of the release of his new film, Vergeet My Nie in local cinemas tomorrow, 14 February...

Daniel Dercksen 13 Feb 2020

Christiaan Olwagen talks the modern-day relevance of Poppie Nongena
Christiaan Olwagen talks the modern-day relevance of Poppie NongenaArticle

Celebrated filmmaker, screenwriter and playwright Christiaan Olwagen chats to Daniel Dercksen about bringing Poppie Nongena to life on film..

Daniel Dercksen 28 Jan 2020

Official I Did That Craft Awards Rankings for 2019 announced
Official I Did That Craft Awards Rankings for 2019 announcedArticle

I Did That has announced its official I Did That Craft Awards Rankings for 2019...

22 Jan 2020

2020 Ugu Film Fest to celebrate female filmmaking in South Africa
2020 Ugu Film Fest to celebrate female filmmaking in South AfricaArticle

The Ugu Film Festival will be held at the Margate Hotel in Port Shepstone from 24 to 26 January 2020...

9 Jan 2020

Top 10 films of 2019
Top 10 films of 2019Article

From dramas to thrillers to homegrown productions Daniel Dercksen gives his top 10 films of 2019...

Daniel Dercksen 19 Dec 2019

Rocks and Flatland named best films at the 2019 Joburg Film Festival Awards
Rocks and Flatland named best films at the 2019 Joburg Film Festival AwardsArticle

UK film Rocks was named 'Best Film' at the the 2019 Joburg Film Festival Awards, while South African film Flatland took home the 'Best African Film' award...

25 Nov 2019

Stroop wins prestigious SAB Environmental Media Award
Stroop wins prestigious SAB Environmental Media AwardArticle

The winners of the annual SAB Environmental Media of the Year awards have been announced. Stroop - journey into the rhino horn war took the Video Media (Long Form) award for 2019...

Issued by Showmax 14 Nov 2019

And the 2019 Shnit Cape Town winners are...
And the 2019 Shnit Cape Town winners are...Article

The 2019 Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Cape Town recently concluded with an awards ceremony, which was held at the 44 On Long Theatre...

30 Oct 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: Zombieland, Blessers and Escape Plan
#OnTheBigScreen: Zombieland, Blessers and Escape PlanArticle

Films opening at South African films, this week, include Zombieland: Double Tap, A Rainy Day In New York, Blessers, Escape Plan: The Extractors and Salvation...

Daniel Dercksen 25 Oct 2019

What to watch at the 2019 Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival
What to watch at the 2019 Shnit Worldwide ShortfilmfestivalArticle

The 2019 Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival will be held at venues across Cape Town from 17 to 28 October. Screenings will be held at The Labia Theatre, Bertha House and Kelvin Corner...

14 Oct 2019

Springbok prop Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira shows off his parenting in new Dove Men+Care campaign
Springbok prop Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira shows off his parenting in new Dove Men+Care campaignVideo

Unilever’s new campaign for Dove Men+Care is centred the world’s leading rugby players as they show the way they ‘care for every position you play’. The South African film features Springbok prop Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira as he shares insights into how he balances the on-and-off the pitch juggling act that rugby and parenthood pose. Additional global markets in which the ‘Care for Every Position You Play’ series will also be airing include Ireland, England, Scotland, Italy and Argentina.

23 Sep 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: Downton Abbey, Ad Astra and Moffie
#OnTheBigScreen: Downton Abbey, Ad Astra and MoffieArticle

Take a look at the films opening at South African cinemas, this week...

Daniel Dercksen 19 Sep 2019

AFDA cinematographers scoop 13 of the 26 awards at SASC Visible Spectrum Awards
AFDA cinematographers scoop 13 of the 26 awards at SASC Visible Spectrum AwardsArticle

The SASC Visible Spectrum Awards celebrate and acknowledge the very best work produced by South African cinematographers...

Issued by AFDA 18 Sep 2019

Brett Michael Innes talks about his masterful adaptation of Fiela Se Kind
Brett Michael Innes talks about his masterful adaptation of Fiela Se KindArticle

Filmmaker Brett Michael Innes chats to Daniel Dercksen about his adaption of iconic South African classic Fiela Se Kind...

Daniel Dercksen 11 Sep 2019

Resilient brands defy macroeconomic challenges in the 2019 BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA Brands
Resilient brands defy macroeconomic challenges in the 2019 BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA BrandsArticle

The combined value of the brands in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar and now in its second year, is $37.14bn...

Issued by Kantar 5 Sep 2019

The surprise box office hit 'Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies' is now streaming on Showmax
The surprise box office hit 'Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies' is now streaming on ShowmaxArticle

Ellen: Die Storie van Ellen Pakkies, South Africa's entry for the foreign film category of the 2019 Golden Globes, is now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 30 Aug 2019

5 reasons Kanarie is a gem, even if you're not Afrikaans
5 reasons Kanarie is a gem, even if you're not AfrikaansArticle

Kanarie, Schalk Bezuidenhout's breakout movie, is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa...

Issued by Showmax 8 Aug 2019

Entertainment industry heavyweights flying the AFDA MFA flag high
Entertainment industry heavyweights flying the AFDA MFA flag highArticle

AFDA is excited to have the highly experienced film industry professionals Richard Starkey and Adze Ugah studying the AFDA Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Medium...

Issued by AFDA 26 Jul 2019

Moffie becomes 4th South African film invited to Venice International Film Fest
Moffie becomes 4th South African film invited to Venice International Film FestArticle

Moffie will make its world premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival, which starts on 28 August 2019...

26 Jul 2019

Lifting as she climbs
Lifting as she climbsArticle

There is still much work to be done in South Africa to create an even playing field for women. In her role as president of African Women Chartered Accountants, Zama Khanyile is playing her part...

Monique Verduyn, Issued by SAICA 22 Jul 2019

Susan Scott and Bonn de Bod. Image supplied.
SA film wins Genesis AwardArticle

SA film, Stroop - journey into the rhino horn war has won the prestigious Genesis Award in the 'Outstanding Brigitte Bardot International Documentary Feature Film' category in the United States...

8 Jul 2019

Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu talks intimate scenes and LGBTQ+ rights
Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu talks intimate scenes and LGBTQ+ rightsArticle

Writer-director Wanuri Kahiu is part of the new generation of African storytellers whose second feature film Rafiki took six years to reach the big screen...

Daniel Dercksen 3 Jul 2019

Q&A with Kings of Mulberry Street director Judy Naidoo
Q&A with Kings of Mulberry Street director Judy NaidooArticle

Producer, writer and director Judy Naidoo's Kings of Mulberry Street brings together the rich and colourful world of the Indian community in the '80s..

Daniel Dercksen 27 Jun 2019

Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of Supermama
Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of SupermamaArticle

Daniel Dercksen chats to filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk about new film; The Adventures Of Supermama...

Daniel Dercksen 13 Jun 2019

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What's on at the 2019 Basha Uhuru Freedom FestivalArticle

The Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival will be held at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg from 26 to 29 June 2019...

12 Jun 2019

AI won't lead to better consumer engagement but machine learning will
AI won't lead to better consumer engagement but machine learning willArticle

Science fiction movies and novels did an amazing job of creating and dramatising encounters with artificial intelligence - but did it prepare us for the real world of AI? Unfortunately not...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 30 May 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

2019 Encounters Documentary Fest lineup unveiled
2019 Encounters Documentary Fest lineup unveiledArticle

The lineup of non-fiction films to be screened at the 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, taking place from 6 to 16 June 2019, has been unveiled...

15 May 2019

Bluewater offers innovative drinking water solutions for the mining industry
Bluewater offers innovative drinking water solutions for the mining industryArticle

An innovative new mobile water station has been developed to provide safe drinking water for remote workforces in the mining sector...

Issued by Bluewater 6 May 2019

7 of the best local hits to stream now
7 of the best local hits to stream nowArticle

Here's a list of seven of the best local hits on Showmax this month...

Issued by Showmax 29 Apr 2019

SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film Festival
SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film FestivalArticle

South African film, Stroop - Journey Into the Rhino Horn War, has been awarded the sought-after 'Best of Festival' award as well as 'Best Independent or Feature Film' at the International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF).

23 Apr 2019

Director Jayan Moodley chats Kandasamys: The Wedding
Director Jayan Moodley chats Kandasamys: The WeddingArticle

Daniel Dercksen chats to producer, director and writer Jayan Moodley about Kandasamys: The Wedding, which will be released in South African cinemas on 18 April 2019...

Daniel Dercksen 17 Apr 2019

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