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MMSV, SABC and Generations cast face off in rates dispute

Wed, 03 Sep 2014
 Tensions between Generations cast members, MMSV Productions and the SABC reached an all- time high

Rob Davies announces R1m incentive programme for emerging black filmmakers

Fri, 19 Sep 2014
 Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies announced a R1 million incentive programme for emerging bl

Warner Bros. Entertainment set to make major job cuts

Thu, 18 Sep 2014
 As part of a studio-wide cost-cutting move, Warner Bros. Entertainment is expected to cut almost 1 0

GFC appoints a new CEO

Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Andile Mbeki Andile Mbeki, an entrepreneur, youth activist and community leader has been appointed as CEO of the

Jerry Mofokeng appointed artistic director of PACOFS

Mon, 01 Sep 2014
 Jerry Mofokeng has been appointed as artistic director of the Performance Arts Centre of the Free St

Six companies merge to form “BIG”

Thu, 28 Aug 2014
 Orban, SCMS, DaySequerra, Jampro, StreamGuys and BW Broadcast are forming a partnership called Broad

ICASA releases new DTT regulations

Thu, 28 Aug 2014
 ICASA has released the Promotion of Diversity and Competition on Digital Terrestrial Television Re

MMVP Productions and SABC give their side to Generations saga

Fri, 22 Aug 2014
 On 22 August the SABC and MMVP Productions held a press conference about the show’s recent dispute w

Documentary filmmakers don’t understand SA’s copyright law

Wed, 20 Aug 2014
 A public briefing was held on 18 August in an attempt to better understand rights as users and creat

IDC, NFVF and DTI announce new fund to promote black filmmakers

Mon, 18 Aug 2014
 At a DFM press conference a new filmmaking finance mechanism, the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transfor

DA calls for focus on SA film industry

Thu, 14 Aug 2014
 The DA has called upon the South African Minister of Small Business, Lindiwe Zulu, to prioritise t

Rob Davies visits US to boost film industry support

Tue, 12 Aug 2014
 The Minister of Trade and Industry is currently in LA visiting major film studios in an attempt to p

Fintech makes Trees of Life documentary series possible

Tue, 12 Aug 2014
 Fintech finance solutions have made it possible for Obsessively Creative to start filming a new tele

Pro Sales moves to new premises

Sun, 10 Aug 2014
 Pro Sales, a well-established name in sales, repair, service and installations in the fields of br

Business as usual for Zimele at new offices

Sun, 10 Aug 2014
 Zimele Broadcasting Services, the Johannesburg-based solutions provider for broadcasting, televisi

Exterity sets up shop in South Africa

Sat, 09 Aug 2014
 Exterity, a provider of video-over-IP solutions, recently set up a sales office in Johannesburg as

Rupert Murdoch withdraws bid to purchase Time Warner

Wed, 06 Aug 2014
 After much speculation media tycoon and CEO of Twenty-First Century Fox Rupert Murdoch...

ICASA invites discussion on SA TV and radio content regulations

Mon, 04 Aug 2014
 Changing technologies and developments in the broadcasting sphere have led to the ICASA undertakin

M-Net announces the launch of Film Academy

Thu, 31 Jul 2014
 M-Net has announced that it will launch its own Film Academy in of 2015, as part of its corporate so

South African DTI production and post-production incentives

Tue, 29 Jul 2014
 The DTI has developed incentives to attract international investment and production as well as to as

IDC and NFVF announce new initiative to promote black filmmakers

Mon, 21 Jul 2014
 The IDC and the NFVF have announced a new initiative targeting local filmmakers and producers...

NFVF shows continued support to DIFF

Mon, 21 Jul 2014
 The NFVF will have a valuable presence at DIFF, which is currently running until 27 July 2014 at nin

Videovision Entertainment a loyal sponsor to DFM

Sat, 19 Jul 2014
 Videovision Entertainment, SA's premier film and distribution company, will present their esteemed R

The National Film and Video Foundation participates at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival

Fri, 11 Jul 2014
 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is once again participating at the National Arts Fes

Rupert Murdoch shows interest in acquiring Time Warner

Thu, 10 Jul 2014
 Rupert Murdoch, media mogul and CEO of Twenty-First Century Fox, has demonstrated his intent to expa
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