Tag Archives: South African Film Industry

Incredible SA Film Heroes

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We put out a call to find out who makes your world go round – and these are the incredible individuals who have been nominated as South African film industry heroes for going the extra mile and touching the lives of the people they work with. Bradley Sweetman, Unit and Transport Manager As a Unit … [Read more]


Triggerfish Animation wins three prizes on three continents in one weekend

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Revolting Rhymes scored a hat-trick this weekend: first winning Best Storytelling at Shanghai International Film and TV Festival in China, then Best Animation at the World Banff Media Festival in Canada, and finishing off with the Cristal for Best TV Production at Annecy in France, the world’s premier animation festival. Produced by Magic Light Pictures, … [Read more]


The Growth Of South African Films Is Relative To Its Patriarchal Society

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It’s clear that measures previously used to improve the film industry simply excluded females from the director’s chair and favoured their male counterparts. More than twenty years into the supposed “rainbow nation” and the implementation of new measures to develop the film realm across all cultures, the South African film industry, said to be on … [Read more]


Local rom coms are what people want

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In the past two years, the South African film industry has witnessed a new phenomenon — locally written, directed and produced romantic comedies starring local casts have been performing decently at the box office. Films such as Say Sweet Something, Mrs Right Guy and Happiness is a Four-Letter Word have debunked the notion that domestic … [Read more]


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