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TELEVISION

Samsung plans to open television manufacturing plant in SA
In 2014 Samsung Electronics South Africa will open a television manufacturing plant at the Dube Trade Port in Durban in an effort to satisfy South African customers and enhance the local infrastru...Read more

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Lights, Camera, Africa!
The Lights, Camera, Africa! Film Festival, created by arts and culture centre The Life House, takes place at multiple venues in Lagos, Nigeria from 25 September to 1 October......Read more

RADIO

DRM goes local
The huge innovation that Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) brings to radio broadcasting is that Short Wave (SW) and Medium Wave (MW) broadcasts can now be heard in FM-like sound quality......Read more

TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

ANIMATION & GRAPHICS

South Africa participates at international animation festival
The South African delegation which attended the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (AIAFF) in France from 9 to 14 June, reports that there is growing international interest in content be...Read more

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Low-bandwidth mobile streaming app opens up distribution possibilities
“If content is king, then distribution is queen,” says Pierre van der Hoven, founder and CEO of Tuluntulu, the recently launched low-bandwidth mobile streaming platform......Read more

STORAGE & ASSET MANAGEMENT

Storage: The cost of preserving the future
As data usage continues to grow exponentially, IT managers will need to orchestrate multiple kinds of storage — including flash, hard disk, tape and cloud — in a way that not only optimises capac...Read more

SATELLITE & TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGY Sony

SES launches first free-to-air digital TV platform in West Africa
SES , a satellite operator which provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmenta...Read more

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

PhotonBeam 80 LED Floodlight to Feature at IBC
The “PhotonBeam 80 LED Floodlight”, the latest professional lighting fixture by UK specialists Photon Beard, will make its European debut at IBC 2014......Read more

BROADBAND & IT

VidiGo showcases new workflows at IBC
Studio automation, visual radio and arena solutions are the three complete workflows that VidiGo will be showcasing at IBC, an international convention and expo for players in the broadcast and pr...Read more
Impressions of DIFF and DFM 2014
As the 5th Durban Film Mart progressed over the past weekend one thing that kept coming up was the question of distribution......Read more
Recovering our independent spirit
The visual storytelling industry is perhaps more democratic and open in nature today than it has ever been – perhaps particularly in Africa and perhaps to a fault......Read more

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Uma Thurman, "The Gift" Jameson First Shot 2014
Jameson Irish Whiskey in association with Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Productions presents 'The Gift' starring Uma Thurman Subscribe, like and share Ivan Petukhov's film, the Jameson First Shot
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Uma Thurman, "Jump": Jameson First Shot 2014
Jameson Irish Whiskey in association with Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Productions presents 'Jump' starring Uma Thurman Subscribe, like and share Jessica Valentine's film, the Jameson First Shot
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Tendeka Matatu on his forthcoming film about South Africa's corrupt police chief Jackie Selebi
Producer Tendeka Matatu, Ten10 Films talks about Cold Harbour, a film he produced about police corruption in Cape Town, to be released in July...
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Cold Harbour trailer
Cold Harbour is a South African action thriller directed by Carey McKenzie and produced by Ten 10 Films...
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