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Script2Screen Africa ’17 Debuts With Film Making Reality TV Show

The Script2Screen Africa has launched its film making and acting reality TV show in Nigeria with the theme: “Film as a catalyst for revolution.” Addressing journalists in Lagos on Wednesday, the president of High Definition Film Academy (HDFA), Bright Wonder Obasi, said the project aimed at using films in tackling social injustice in the society. … [Read more]



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Q&A with director of short film on The Black Mambas anti-poaching unit in South Africa

In 2016, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove went to South Africa to visit the world’s first all-female anti-poaching unit, The Black Mambas, who operate in the Balule Nature Reserve. Last month, Sadgrove released the short documentary film he made about The Black Mambas, called “The Rhino Guardians.” “Coming from disadvantaged communities and breaking strong patriarchal tradition, these … [Read more]



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The first South African 360 degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!

Double Cross, a 360 degree short film created by Global Access, has launched – the first of its kind in SA. Using a ‘concurrent narrative’ approach, the story explores a fictitious moment in time during World War II, where the viewer is placed in a situation where they can see and engage with two storylines … [Read more]



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All New Jozi Film Festival Award Category kicks Off 2017

Submissions for the sixth annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) open on Monday 6 February 2017. As always, JFF is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and internationally. For the first time, the Jozi Film Festival is thrilled to be partnering … [Read more]



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Jozi Film Festival Call for Submissions 

All New Jozi Film Festival Award is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and internationally. For the first time, the Jozi Film Festival is thrilled to be partnering with Discovery Networks to launch a brand new category to this year’s … [Read more]



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Winnie documentary wins big at Sundance Film Festival 

French director Pascale Lamche walked away victorious at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival‚ where she won the best director award for her film about political stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Winnie‚ which made its world premiere at the festival in Utah‚ is said to give fans a side of Madikizela-Mandela’s life story that hasn’t been told before. … [Read more]



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Terry Pheto bags another international nomination

The accolades keep pouring in for Terry Pheto. The actress has bagged her second international nomination for her role as Naledi Khama in A United Kingdom. Terry has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the National Film Awards UK. She will go up against Avin Manshadi, Gemma Arterton, Naomie Harris, Shana Swash, Joanna Lumley, … [Read more]



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Call for Proposals: YOUTH Filmmaker’s Project

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is a statutory body created in terms of the National Film and Video Foundation Act No 73 of 1997 (NFVF Act). The NFVF Act mandates the NFVF to develop and promote the South African film and video industry. In pursuance of this mandate the NFVF is introducing a … [Read more]



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SAFTAs moves to Sun City 

The South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) is moving from Johannesburg to Sun City as it dropped categories and added some others to become more inclusive. At a press conference on Thursday the Safta organisers revealed that the awards show handing out Golden Horn trophies to South African TV shows and films will no … [Read more]



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Triggerfish’s Stick Man on a Winning Streak

Stick Man won four Kidscreen Awards on Valentine’s Day, bringing its awards total to 11 Animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish; co-directed by South African Daniel Snaddon  Now streaming on Showmax Triggerfish’ next project, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes, has its African premiere in March Cape Town, 16 February 2017: Stick Man, Triggerfish Animation Studios’ collaboration with Magic Light … [Read more]



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