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Viola Davis

JuVee Productions – the integrated film, television and digital production company created by Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon, is embarking on an effort to raise $250,000,000 in a global expansion plan for the development, production and distribution of diverse and inclusive film and digital content. The fund will be used to develop, finance, produce and distribute … [Read more]

South African film that cost just R20‚000 to make wins SciFi award for best cast 

Tears in the Rain – a locally shot short film – has picked up one of the major awards from the SciFi Underground Film Fest which took place in Munich recently. The 11-minute film – a stylistic homage to the 1982 Ridley Scott classic film Blade Runner – received the Best Acting Award for the … [Read more]

Lone African film bags award at the Berlin film festival

“Felicité”, was the only African film in the competition which talks about the evolution of a courageous mum who struggled to feed her family by raising money from her job as a singer in a bar in the DR Congo. “It’s a movie about us, the people, we are beautiful, we can love what we … [Read more]

Angelina Jolie Mulling New Acting and Directing Projects, But ‘Africa’ Scrapped

After taking a bit of a break from the limelight following the release of her war film Unbroken, actress/filmmaker Angelina Jolie is lining up a series of new projects as both acting vehicles and directorial efforts. Jolie was planning on directing the large-scale elephant and rhino poaching drama Africa after Unbroken, which would have reunited … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 3

The third instalment of the Callsheet for 2017, this issue is packed with insights – from SA’s leading TV Content producers to Fixers on the African continent, we bring you a comprehensive resource to meet all your needs. Published by Film & Event Media.

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