Tag Archives: South Africa

South Africa’s 25% Incentive Beckons Filmmakers

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With its multiethnic and multicultural population, spectacular landscapes, diverse and unique flora and fauna, South Africa offers multiple assets to filmmakers. The country also boasts an extensive production infrastructure and a deep and experienced crew base. But most of all, a generous rebate of up to 25% on qualified spend sweetens the appeal and closes … [Read more]

Cinema Chain Ster-Kinekor Hacked In South Africa’s Biggest Data Breach

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South Africa has joined the world’s massive data breaches when the country’s largest cinema chain, Ster-Kinekor, had its website hacked in 2016 exposing over 6-million accounts. This is thought to be South Africa’s largest data breach. Security website Haveibeenpwned.com reported the breach this week, which occurred in 2016, in an email that alerted registered users … [Read more]

From Brooklyn to South Africa, 8 Filmmakers to Watch

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New Directors/New Films continues this week with movies from around the world — ambitious and unusual selections from Cambodia, South Africa, Brazil and Brooklyn. The festival, an annual presentation of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art, is among other things a showcase of prevalent styles and influences, a series … [Read more]

RapidLion film festival honours The Refugee

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RapidLion, the South African International Film Festival, will award a Special Focus honour to Asad Sikandar’s The Refugee. After eight days of screening some incredible films, from a remarkable diversity of filmmakers, RapidLion – The South African International Film Festival will close in style with the granting of the RapidLion Special Focus Award to actor/director … [Read more]

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