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The Foundry announces new majority owner


Mon, 25 May 2015
 The Foundry has announced a new majority investment from HgCapital, a UK private equity firm which

TRACE appoints Leonardo Manne as senior vice president for Southern Africa


Fri, 15 May 2015
 TRACE welcomes media and broadcast expert Leonardo Manne to the TRACE family...

The business of editing


Mon, 11 May 2015
 AlphaDogs Post Production recently hosted another installment of the Editors’ Lounge discussion pa

Associations oppose Online Content Regulation Policy draft


Tue, 05 May 2015
 Film, Publications, Board, SOSAn alliance of civil society and industry associations has issued a firm call for the Film and Publi

Namibian filmmakers fear increased state control of the media


Sun, 03 May 2015
 In April, the Filmmaker’s Association of Namibia (FAN) submitted its responses to a new bill recen

SABC head reportedly hides state of broadcaster's finances


Wed, 29 Apr 2015
 suspension, public, protector, broadcasterThe Western Cape High Court ruled that Motsoeneng be suspended for 60 days pending a disciplinary in

MultiChoice responds to Caxton claims surrounding SABC deal


Mon, 20 Apr 2015
 channel, distribution, agreement, STBMultiChoice has described the allegations by Caxton about its channel distribution agreement with th

NFVF Box Office report shows decline in audiences for local films


Wed, 15 Apr 2015
 In March, South Africa’s National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) published its annual report on

Ministry of Communications makes final amendments to DTT policy


Wed, 15 Apr 2015
 In what must surely be the final gambit by government towards laying the groundwork for digital mi

Peter Machen announces resignation from DIFF


Wed, 08 Apr 2015
 Peter Machen has resigned from his position as festival manager of the Durban International Film Fes

M-Net appoints new channel director


Thu, 02 Apr 2015
 M-Net’s newly-appointed Gideon Khobane is ready for the increasing demands on the pay-TV service pro

SABC announces new Commercial Enterprises group executive


Thu, 02 Apr 2015
 SABC has announced that Nomsa Philiso has been appointed as group executive for commercial enterpris

Telstra to acquire Globecast Australia


Wed, 25 Mar 2015
 Telstra has announced that it will acquire Globecast Australia, which provides media services for br

SA invited to present draft regulations on RPAS


Tue, 24 Mar 2015
 The International Civil Aviation Organisation is hosting a Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Symposi

Discovery Networks appoints commercial director for Africa


Thu, 19 Mar 2015
 Discovery Networks CEEMEA has announced the appointment of Debbie Brady as commercial director for A

Paramount names Marc Evans president of Motion Picture Group


Tue, 17 Mar 2015
 Marc Evans has been named president of Paramount’s Motion Picture Group, where he will be tasked wit

DoC to release final digital migration policy


Tue, 17 Mar 2015
 The Department of Communications is set to publish the final Broadcasting Digital Migration (BDM)

The SABC and SAPS sign a memorandum of understanding


Mon, 16 Mar 2015
 The SABC and SAPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will help both parties to highlight and

Eskom-proofing your production


Sun, 15 Mar 2015
 The current national power crisis has a direct impact on the film industry in both obvious and int

New SABC memorandum branded ‘a hostile takeover’


Sat, 14 Mar 2015
 The latest episode in the ongoing drama surrounding the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SA

Cape Film Commission moves into new premises


Wed, 11 Mar 2015
 Cape, Film, Commission, KnysnaFrom 23 March 2015, the Cape Film Commission will be situated at Unit D14 Westlake Square, Westlak

SA drafts RPAS regulations


Mon, 09 Mar 2015
 The process of drafting regulations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) has now been comple

MultiChoice appoints David Booth as chief content officer


Tue, 03 Mar 2015
 MultiChoice Africa has announced the appointment of David Booth as chief content officer...

A+E Networks sets up Johannesburg office


Mon, 16 Feb 2015
 A+E Networks is establishing a Johannesburg office enhancing its commitment to growth in Africa...

NFVF releases delayed Q3 funding decisions


Tue, 10 Feb 2015
 On 26 January, South Africa’s National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) announced its funding outc
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