SA’s First Township Film Academy Takes Off

Beginning classes in September this year, the Leaders in Motion Academy (LIMA) will bring the different facets of creative entrepreneurship into the Eersterust township with a single offering. Eersterust is an industrial township in Pretoria East lying between Mamelodi and Silverton. It is still home to a large number of the city’s coloured population after … [Read more]

South Africans Want Better TVs for Netflix

The South African TV market is thriving thanks to the increased availability of high-quality content through streaming services. This is according to Samsung South Africa Chief Marketing Officer Justin Hume, who said that the local TV industry is seeing consistent growth across multiple segments. He said that a few years ago, smart TVs and high-end … [Read more]

The South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive: How it works

In a quest to promote filmmaking in South Africa, the department of trade and industry has a come up with a set of financial incentives, to encourage production in the country. One of these incentives is titled: South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive. It exists alongside the Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production incentive, designed to … [Read more]

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What to Expect at Jozi Film Festival 2018

The seventh annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) will take place from 27 to 30 September 2018 at The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Maboneng and for the first time, at The Olive Tree Theatre in Marlboro. JFF is Johannesburg’s longest-running independent multi-genre film festival, screening both local and international films in the City of Gold. Small … [Read more]

Samsung’s QLEDTV Launches in SA

Samsung’s impressive QLEDTV 2018 launches in SA. More and more South Africans will be opting to stay in.   Ushering in a new era of intelligent display, Samsung’s 2018 QLED TV is set to change the television landscape completely. The way people consume content via their television has changed over the past few years, with … [Read more]

Michael ‘Micl Snr’ Norman Receives an Honorable Mention Award

Michael ‘Micl Snr’ Norman, a South African action-film director, writer and actor, has received an Honorable Mention Award at Hollywood’s New Directors Festival 2018. The award was given for Best ShortAction Film, Project X Marks the Spot. This is yet another accolade above and beyond the three other awards already won by MiclnGrace studios. This … [Read more]

Zwelethu Radebe Directs Choose-Your-Own-Ending Twitter Series for Ford Fiesta

Egg Films’ Zwelethu Radebe directed The Independent State of Nandi, a choose-your-own-ending series of short films brought to Twitter from inside the all-new Ford Fiesta. Released every Monday and Thursday over four weeks across June and July 2018, the eight shorts captured Twitter’s imagination, with the first episode getting over 14 000 votes, 350 retweets, and nearly 2000 Likes, … [Read more]

Lebogang Rasethaba Directs Money Calling Campaign for Castle Lite

Egg Films’ Lebogang Rasethaba directed Money Calling, a new multi-format video which includes several TVCs and a music video featuring Nadia Nakai, Frank Casino and music producer Dellz. Money Calling is set in a mysterious, moody, cold world of high fashion, rituals, and a council of elders. The house is icy and futuristic as ever, with high-fashion pieces … [Read more]

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Stroomop is Live in Cinemas Nationwide

The exciting adventure film, STROOMOP, that follows the emotive and inspiring tale of five women – Lana, Vivian, Adrie, Diona and Nixie – is now showing in cinemas nationwide. This film is about more than just life and death, it tells the story of five women – Lana, Vivian, Adrie, Diona and Nixie – who … [Read more]

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Ellen, The Story of Ellen Pakkies’ Official Trailer is Here

What pushes a loving mother so far that she takes the life of her own child? Perhaps the trailer for ELLEN, THE STORY OF ELLEN PAKKIES, based on the true story about the stormy relationship between a mother and her son, will shed some light on the issue. The heart-wrenching story of Ellen Pakkies caught … [Read more]


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