Tag Archives: cannes

Animation: Hottest Genre at Cannes’ Market

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A glut of animation projects points to a new independent industry mantra: Family entertainment. CREDIT: MISSING LINK Could the toon boom at this year’s Cannes Market eventually lead to a toon bust?As the dust settles on the lineup of new movie projects unveiled in the French seaside resort, no trend is more apparent than the surge … [Read more]

Witch Camp Film is Wales Africa Film Festival Highlight

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A critically-acclaimed film by a Welsh-Zambian director about an African witch camp is set to be seen by audiences in Wales. Rungano Nyoni’s feature I Am Not A Witch has already been shown at Cannes and Toronto film festivals, and received favourable reviews. It tells the story of an eight-year-old Zambian girl accused of being … [Read more]

Razzia nominated for Oscars

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Two years after having one of his films banned in his home country of Morrocco, Nabil Ayouch is back with his latest film. Mr. Ayouchs’s film, Much Loved, was selected to screen at Cannes but never saw the light of day in his home country. This has not deterred Mr. Ayouch as Razzia, his latest … [Read more]

What If Cape Town Becomes the Cannes of Africa

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Imaginative stories start with a “what if” moment – a proposition that propels the viewer into the perspective of the hero of the story. This is true of movies, and, in many ways, this is paralleled in truly creative business ventures. Such is the case of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) … [Read more]

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