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SA Short Film Promise To Premiere in the USA

Promise written and produced by Greta Henley and directed by Craig Hunter Parker has been selected to screen at the 19th Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) which runs from 3rd to 10th September 2015 at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. It will mark the short film’s Premiere in the US. Promise  will screen on … [Read more]

ShowMax: Let the live streaming games begin

Content and cost will determine the success of video-on-demand, which is coming of age in SA. Local media and technology behemoth Naspers launched its video-on-demand service this week, pre-empting the arrival in South Africa of the international streaming service Netflix. ShowMax is the latest local response to the steady increase in people who live-stream television … [Read more]

The Shore Break to have Cinema Screenings Before DVD and Online Release

The multi-award winning documentary, The Shore Break, about the proposed titanium mine and tolled highway on the Wild Coast, will be screened followed by a Q and A with the editor Kerryn Assaizky, at The Bioscope, in Johannesburg on the 28 August with daily screenings until 3 September. This is ahead of the launch of … [Read more]

Avant-Garde SA Films Capture a Painfully Cool New Generation this September

Love the One You Love, written and directed by Jenna Bass, will be screened at the Labia (Cape Town) and Bioscope (Johannesburg) from 18  September. Necktie Youth, written and directed by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer, will screen at Ster Kinekor and Independent  Cinemas  from 25 of September. A  new wave of SA films has arrived and is winning … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 8

The Callsheet Issue 8 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month, we bring you the highlights of Durban FilmMart, an in-depth look at transport in the movies, and a run-down on what to expect at the Loeries Creative Week.