Tag Archives: television

Not Many Paying TV Licences in SA

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South Africa’s TV licence system is a mess, and the SABC’s latest results for the 2016/17 financial opens a window into exactly how many – or how few – of South Africa’s TV households are actually forking out the annual R265 fee. In the SABC’s latest report, it recorded a near R1 billion annual loss, … [Read more]


How M-Net Wants Internet Piracy To Be Dealt With

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M-Net, Safact and film producers want ISPs to actively issue warnings to file sharers and copyright infringers in the country – while also blocking access to infringing sites. The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been presenting its responses to submissions received on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, and dozens of parties across a number … [Read more]


DISCOP Joburg: Highlighted Programmes

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DISCOP Johannesburg 2017, taking place from 22-27 October, has made a commitment to independent producers with a programme specifically curated to target film, television and digital content producers and to help them improve pitching, networking and business skills. Running parallel to the market and open to all registered delegates, The Next Gen Programme will feature speakers and experts … [Read more]


Managing The Unit Supply Chain

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The unit manager, whether combined with location or transport management functions, is the glue that holds a commercial and film project together. Susan Reynard speaks to three veterans of the field. If the apocalypse threatens you want to be in the company of a unit manager. In addition to vast knowledge of the ins and … [Read more]


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