RTI’s international competition

As part of the Republic of China’s centenary celebrations, Radio Taiwan International (RTI), the ROC’s national broadcaster, invites foreign nationals to celebrate the historic occasion through the medium of painting.

SABC unveils line-up

SCREEN AFRICA EXCLUSIVE..The main point to emerge from public service broadcaster SABC’s presentation to the trade on 14 April in Johannesburg of the forthcoming line-up for its three channels is a new look for SABC3, which has suffered from an unstable schedule for years.

PromaxBDA Africa calls for entries

All those South African and African creatives involved in on-air marketing, branding and design are encouraged to enter the 2013 PromaxBDA Africa Awards before 6 September...

SA’s Next Top Filmmaker 2012

Following the success of SA’s Next Top Filmmaker 2011, General Post in partnership with Curious Pictures, Endemol and Ochre Media are pleased to announce that entries are now open for SA’s Next Top Filmmaker 2012. The competition is targeted at anyone who wants to kick-start their broadcast television career and would like the opportunity to work for one of South Africa’s top production companies, learning from the best in broadcast television for one year.

FAWA short films at Encounters 2013

Filmmakers Against Women Abuse (FAWA) is the South African Documentary Filmmakers Association’s project at Encounters International Film Festival...

MENA pay-TV spikes in 2015

The number of pay-TV households in the Middle East and North Africa region jumped 10 per cent to 4.95 million in 2015...

Mzansi Magic reveals new Sotho drama

On Sunday, 11 October 2015, Mzansi Magic will be launching a new drama, 'Ya Lla'...

Community TV Under Threat

Cape Town TV (CTV) has been on air for more than a year, providing relevant, informative local and international programming to nearly a million viewers.

On the ‘return path’

TechCentral reports that the South African Communications Forum (SACF), an industry body that includes broadcasters SABC and M-Net and signal distributor Sentech among its members, is lobbying government to include a return path mechanism in the digital terrestrial television (DTT) set-top boxes (STBs) that it plans to subsidise for the country's poorer households.

Dracula actor to receive BAFTA honour

Cineuropa reports that legendary screen Dracula, Christopher Lee, will receive the British Association of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Fellowship at the BAFTA Awards ceremony in London on 13 February.
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