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Kenya Set to Host International Film Conference

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Over 100 delegates are expected to attend an International Film Conference in Kenya this week to seek ways of promoting and accelerating development of film industry. The Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Arts Hassan Wario said the conference will help create a platform for actors in the region to exchange ideas and network with … [Read more]

Ethiopian Migrant Turns Perilous Journey Into Film

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Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia — and when he arrived at the film’s premiere, he was in a coffin carried by six white-gloved pallbearers. Not that Zekarias, 33, was dead. But he chose the dramatic entrance to show how close to death he came 12 years … [Read more]

DISCOP Joburg: Highlighted Programmes

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DISCOP Johannesburg 2017, taking place from 22-27 October, has made a commitment to independent producers with a programme specifically curated to target film, television and digital content producers and to help them improve pitching, networking and business skills. Running parallel to the market and open to all registered delegates, The Next Gen Programme will feature speakers and experts … [Read more]

TV vs Film vs Commercials: An Industry Overview

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Kim Crowie takes a look at how each sector has been faring, and what we can expect in the months ahead. South Africa’s film, television and commercial industries continue to flourish this year, with a number of trends and movements beginning to change the shape of these sectors. According to the National Film and Video … [Read more]

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