Lighting a 3D African safari

Renowned wildlife photographer Buck McNeely and his company, Outdoorsman International, made television history by being the first to film an African Safari in 3D. To light the adventure, McNeely chose to use fixtures from Litepanels.

Filmmakers from Great Lakes region scoop awards at DFM

Among the stand-out projects being pitched at the Durban Film Mart (DFM) earlier this year, two were singled out for particular recognition and showcased the rising film talent to be found in the Great Lakes region in the eastern part of the continent...

IBC2009 draws them in

Despite the global economic downturn, the premier international broadcast and electronic media technology trade show, IBC2009, which runs from 11 to 15 September at the RAI in Amsterdam, will feature 1,000 exhibitors, including more than 100 companies who’ve never exhibited at IBC before.

What’s hot at the box office?

In the midst of the mega Hollywood blockbusters currently on the South African circuit are two local films, Otelo Burning (4 prints) and Semi-Soet (1 print). Otelo Burning has made R211,114 after four weeks of release while Semi-Soet, after an amazing 16 weeks on circuit, has made R9.6m.

Performing Arts Scholarships

Now in its fourth year, the Arts and Culture (ACT) Trust Scholarships Programme is open for participation by Grade 12 learners. Undergraduates who are not registered for a degree during 2012, and who are older than 18 and younger than 25 years of age, are also eligible for participation. The closing date for registrations is 31 May 2012.

DOP uses Fujinon lens to shoot TVC

As a DOP with a degree in studio art , Timur Civan takes pride in telling an artistic story through his camera work...

Local company creates 3D sequences for international awards show

Cape Town based Formative Bespoke Stage and Production Design were recently contracted by MTV Networks...

SA exchanges now offer free virtual peering

Networks currently interconnecting through Internet exchanges can now use their peering ports to make VPNIs...

Namibia has switched off analogue TV

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation has introduced its first phase of switching off analogue viewing...

MTV Base, Comedy Central win at Promax

The creative excellence of African broadcasters MTV Base and Comedy Central was recognised at the PromaxBDA Africa awards on 26 October. The two stablemate channels from...
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