Tag Archives: South Africa

Why Leonardo DiCaprio Loves SA’s Artists

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It seems as though the many tough weeks that Hollywood heart-throb Leonardo DiCaprio spent in South Africa, Mozambique and Sierra Leone to research and film Blood Diamond in 2006 left a lasting impression. Since then, his film company, Appian Way Productions, has been showing love to our projects. At the Toronto International Film Festival this … [Read more]

SA Gears Up For Commercial Season

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As the weather heats up in South Africa, local companies servicing the film industry prepare for peak season in international business. Susan Reynard reports. Spring Day on 1 September heralds the unofficial start of the commercial service season in the film industry. “South Africa is seen as one of the countries in the world with … [Read more]

South African short film wins Best Comedy at LA Shorts International Film Festival

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IT’S COMPLICATED, a South African short film directed by Grant De Sousa and produced by BIRDFILM in association with PICTURESCOPE has won the Best Comedy award at the Los Angeles Shorts International Film Festival. The festival, now in its 21st year, took place from August 2nd to 10th and showcased 280 films in competition from 25 countries including Australia, … [Read more]

Eight SA women making waves in Hollywood

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As South Africa celebrates women throughout the month of August, recognition must also be given to eight phenomenal women flying South Africa’s flag high abroad. From Oscar wins, to being named one of the sexiest women in the world, below is a list of eight South African women who’ve made it big in Tinseltown. Charlize … [Read more]

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