NFVF Speed Dating Session at the Durban Filmmart 2018

The National Film and  Video Foundation (NFVF) in partnership with Kwa-Zulu Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) and the Department of Trade and Industry invites all eligible filmmakers to submit proposals for the speed dating session that will be taking place during the Durban FilmMart at the Durban International Film Festival from 20-24 July 2018. The session … [Read more]

Edgeware Presents Live ‘Big Event’ OTT Solution

Edgeware, the pioneer of TV CDN technology has announced a suite of new features that lets broadcasters and content owners deliver live OTT services at a large scale, and in a higher quality than conventional broadcast TV. The technology has been developed for operators that have invested in the rights to popular sporting events and … [Read more]

Encounters Rough Cut Lab

In partnership with Refinery Cape Town and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE), the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival invites South African filmmakers to submit their films for the 2nd Encounters Rough Cut Lab to be held in Cape Town from Monday 6th August 2018 to Friday 10th August 2018.   A maximum of … [Read more]

Durban International Film Festival launches Emerging Filmmakers Hub

The Durban International Film Festival will officially launches its Isiphethu – Emerging Filmmakers Hub, industry programme at this year’s 39th edition which takes place 19 to 29 July. Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, the DIFF has designed an industry programme for KwaZulu-Natal-based filmmakers to use as a platform to engage with industry experts through … [Read more]

Annecy International Film Festival 2018 Winners

The 42nd Annecy International Animation Film Festival has just finished with a historic number of visitors including 11,700 badgeholders, which was 17% more than in 2017. The juries awarded 19 prizes on Saturday 16th June at the closing ceremony. It was an awards ceremony that reflected the wide range of emotions felt by audiences during … [Read more]

Introducing The Ridley Scott Creative Group

Ridley Scott brings together RSA Films, Scott Free Productions, Black Dog Films, 3AM, Hey Wonderful & Darling Films to form the Ridley Scott Creative Group. “We are in a new golden age of entertainment. The world’s greatest brands, platforms, agencies, new entertainment players and studios are investing hugely in entertainment. We have brought our talent, … [Read more]

CaribbeanTales & Durban FilmMart Partnership Encourages African Women Filmmakers to think Co-Pro

CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG) and the Durban FilmMart (DFM) today announce the renewal of their partnership to support the development of original, serialized television content and films created by women from Africa and the African Diaspora.  CineFAM is the CaribbeanTales program that supports bold, original films and television series by women of colour worldwide. In the … [Read more]

CTIFMF 2018: Create. Collaborate. Celebrate

The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival will take place from October 9th – 19th 2018 at venues across the V & A Waterfront as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town. The CTIFMF 2018 is a film industry platform to create, collaborate, and celebrate the exciting and often untapped … [Read more]

Cloak & Dagger Set to be Superhero Show of the Summer

Cloak & Dagger, Marvel’s new series, is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers in New Orleans from very different backgrounds. When they were younger, both survived the destruction of a Roxxon Corporation offshore lab during a hurricane – but now find themselves burdened by newly acquired … [Read more]

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Kings of Mulberry Street Commences Photography in KZN

Production has begun on Kings of Mulberry Street, a feature film written and directed by acclaimed director and producer Judy Naidoo, and set in the fictional town of Sugarhill District, populated mainly by people of Indian descent. The film is being shot in Verulam and Tongaat in KwaZulu Natal. Determined to discover new young talent in … [Read more]


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