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'Hollywood in my Huis' releases in cinemas nationwide
Set in 2004, the Afrikaans romantic comedy, Hollywood in my Huis is about a young girl, Jana, who was born on the wrong side of the tracks and dreams about her matric dance......Read more

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Kivu Ruhorahoza
Kivu Ruhorahoza is a Rwandan director, writer and producer whose film, Things of the Aimless Wanderer, was recently selected to appear in the Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier section. Someday...Read more

TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

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ORF uses IP infrastructure to broadcast Eurovision event
Austrian host broadcaster, ORF, marked the 60th anniversary of the world’s oldest televised song contest – Eurovision Song Contest – by providing a spectacular TV and stage show with a technically i...Read more

POST-PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT

Adobe unveils milestone 2015 Creative Cloud release
Adobe recently launched a milestone release of its flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services. The 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes major updates to Adobe’s industry-defining desktop ...Read more

STORAGE & ASSET MANAGEMENT

SGL develops Direct Connect for transfer of high res files
SGL, a media and entertainment content archive and storage management software provider, has introduced Direct Connect for use within the SGL and Avid ISIS shared storage environment......Read more

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Zylight F8-100 used to light film gear web series
Filmmaker Zeke Kamm decided to create 'Gear Dictionary', a free online educational series, to offer his advice on a number of subjects in one spot......Read more

DISPLAYS & MONITORS

New Blackmagic card connects to older equipment
Blackmagic Design has released DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI, a new mezzanine card that allows pros to connect older Ultra HD and 4K equipment, which uses quad link 3G-SDI connections, to the...Read more

4K and Ultra HD

4K TV panel shipments reach monthly record of 3 million units in April 2015
4K LCD TV panel shipments continue to rise in east Asia, driven by forces on both the supply side and the demand side. Shipments of 4K TV panels in April 2015 exceeded three million units for the fi...Read more
A busy time
The coming mid-year period is shaping up to be an especially hectic one. It’s always a rather busy time with the Durban International Film Festival and Durban FilmMart taking place just a short wh...Read more
Moving forward…
Ours is not a publication that usually concerns itself with the latest trending topics in the mainstream media and I have always disliked the practice......Read more

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'The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo' trailer
'The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo', directed by Ghana's Yaba Badoe, celebrates the acclaimed Pan-African feminist, Ama Ata Aidoo...
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5th African Digital TV Development Seminar
On 9 and 10 June StarTimes hosted the 5th African Digital TV Development Seminar in Tianjin, China...
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Obi Emelonye on his TV series 'The Calabash' & iROKO TV’s film 'Thy Will Be Done'
Obi Emelonye discusses his first TV series and the film he made for iROKO TV..
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Treurgrond trailer
Treurgrond tells the story of a farming community in South Africa trying to survive the numerous farm attacks confronting farmers almost every day...
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