Tag Archives: film

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]

Film Education: Generalists and Specialises Find Their Niche

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Education in film continues to broaden in scope as new areas of specialisation are identified. Most in demand are multi-skilled graduates with the right attitude, industry experts tell Susan Reynard. Aligning education to industry needs remains the key focus of film education institutions. Employability is the ultimate test of any course, after all. Changing landscape … [Read more]

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