Canada in the Spotlight at DISCOP Joburg

DISCOP, the leading content, adaptation right and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, has announced that Canada will the Guest Country of its Johannesburg edition slated from 14 to 16 November. This announcement was made possible thanks to the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the the Department … [Read more]

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B-BBEE Basics: 10 Transformation Tips

You’d be hard-pressed to find a responsible South African business that doesn’t believe in the critical need for representative transformation and inequality reduction in South Africa. However, the intricacies of B-BBEE are confusing at best and can be incredibly expensive and stressful at worst. And the pressure from clients to be Level 2 or higher, … [Read more]

Okuhle Media Welcomes New Group Managing Executive

Okuhle Media is delighted to announce and welcome Prejlin Naidoo as the company’s new Group Managing Executive. Prejlin joins Okuhle Media from Global Management consulting firm, Accenture, where he led the development and implementation of key corporate initiatives for blue-chip multinationals. Prejlin’s broad experience, ranging from digital transformation and strategy to marketing, product development, and … [Read more]

Don’t Stop Wondering Award Winner

Following the 2017 success, Discovery Channel partnered with the seventh annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) once again to spark viewers’ curiosity with new, exciting and unique African stories with The Discovery Channel Don’t Stop Wondering Award. And the winning short-form film that showcased and celebrated a unique African story and captured Discovery’s ethos of sparking … [Read more]

Call for Producers to Attend AFRIFF

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is calling for applications from local film producers to be part of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission delegation that will be attending the AFRIFF Festival 2018. The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is a world-class showcase that presents a complete immersion into the world of filmmaking with participation from local and international filmmakers … [Read more]

The Recce Announces Camerimage Nomination

The Recce movie is honoured to announce that the film and their cinematographer, Jacques van Tonder, have been nominated to participate in the Cinematographer’s Debut competition at the 26th EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE ART OF CINEMATOGRAPHY (Camerimage) from 10 – 17 November in Bydgoszcz, Poland. CAMERIMAGE is the greatest and most recognized … [Read more]

Nina Pfeiffer Directs at Tulips & Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys’ Executive Producer Nina Pfeiffer moved into the director’s chair for the first time for Tales From Teacher, a back-to-school campaign for Fruits of the Loom that was featured on Adweek and selected as Editor’s Pick on AdAge. In each of the three spots, Nina and her team animated a real note that … [Read more]

IAB Bookmark Awards are Open for Entries

The 2019 IAB SA Bookmark Awards are open for entries. With a focus on digital excellence, tangible business impact, and a simplified entry process, this industry award is poised to represent the best in digital for 2019. All businesses, big or small, will have the opportunity to showcase their work. The online entry platform is … [Read more]

Winners of D&AD Impact Awards Announced

Leading figures from the worlds of business, advertising, design and philanthropy gathered earlier this month at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 in New York City to hear the winners of the third annual D&AD Impact Awards. D&AD Impact recognizes the best in creative work that has a real social impact, celebrating ideas that contribute towards … [Read more]

SOS & MMA Make Submissions into Zondo Commission 

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa have submitted a joint statement to the evidence leaders in the Zondo Commission requesting that the inquiry look into the extent of state capture in the broadcasting sector. Some of the most obvious effects of state capture are now playing out at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).  … [Read more]


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