Grammys hit by strike

The Grammys is the latest big American awards show that may be disrupted by the ongoing Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike, which thus far has derailed the Golden Globes and is threatening next month’s Oscars.

eNCA wins international award

eNCA current affairs show Against All Odds, hosted by award-winning journalist Mpho Lakaje, scooped an international award from The Association for International Broadcasting (AIB)...

All Emmy categories to go live

Following the furore from the Hollywood unions and industry opposing the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ plan to pre-tape some of the award presentations at next month’s Emmy Awards, comes the news that the plan has been scrapped.

Cutting cords is in the news

In mid-2016 cable sporting giant ESPN lost 492 000 subscribers; Comcast and Time Warner Cable have lost 2 per cent of their subscriber base...

Intersexions dominates TV Drama SAFTAS

The acclaimed SABC1 series Intersexions has cut a swath through the 6th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAS), winning 11 of the 13 TV drama categories in which it had been nominated.

KFC hits the road

The most recent campaign for the "Finger Lickin’ Good'


The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the prestigious International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the world’s largest documentary film festival, taking...

Design in the spotlight

South Africa’s premier design event, Design Indaba runs in Cape Town from 27 February to 1 March, with the Conference running from 25 to 27 March.

Documenting the visceral

UK-born Calum Waddell went from film-fan and academic to documentary filmmaker, delving into the more obscure movies and genres of our time (from Horror...

The DTT ‘musts’

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is installing 300 low power transmitters around the country to ensure that once South Africa has migrated to digital terrestrial television (DTT) - a process expected to commence next year - its signal will reach 95% of the population.
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