As the local film and commercial industry has hit hard times, this, in turn has impacted the world of post production. The sector saw a significantly quieter-than-usual 2017 pass by, but over the last few months, things have once again begun to pick up slowly. “2017 was a challenging year in Johannesburg with virtually no international productions, except Liberty with Stage 5 Films shooting,” says Tracey Williams, Managing Director at Refinery. “The local market was challenged with funding. 2018 has seen more local productions being greenlit, which is promising.” They recently had the good fortune to secure all the post on Lake Placid Legacy for Blue Ice Pictures/Out of Africa.
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