Tag Archives: film

Connecting with the Emotions through Music

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No film would be the same without a score giving subtle, nuanced voices to a river of emotions beneath the surface. Kim Crowie investigates music in the movies, from industry trends and online libraries to licensing, musicians and composers. “Music is the emotional spine of a film. It offers the opportunity to become a character … [Read more]


ARRAY’s Tilane Jones Engages with Women at DFM 2017

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One of this year’s highlights at Durban FilmMart (DFM) was a conversation with Tilane Jones, Executive Director of ARRAY, a film distribution collaborative focused on filmmakers of colour and women, as part of the Women Led Film stream at DFM. Taking place on Friday, 14 July, her discussion with Moikgantsi Kgama, Audience Development Specialist at … [Read more]


Women at DFM Disrupt the Status Quo

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In a resolute move to address the role of women in film, the Durban International Film Festival and the Durban FilmMart (DFM), this year presented an in-depth programme that addresses the inequalities,  challenges and successes that women face within the film industry, specifically in South Africa and on the continent. Calling for an inclusive dialogue … [Read more]


AFDA Boosted to Meet Challenges of Creative Economy

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The AFDA board of directors and co-founders, Garth Holmes and Bata Passchier, are proud to announce that AFDA has been incorporated into the CURRO Holdings’ wholly owned tertiary education subsidiary, STADIO Investments. The institution has grown from six students, a broken TV and rented VCR to over 3 500 alumni, 2 000 fulltime students, 5 … [Read more]


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