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SABC interdicted from enforcing censorship decision


Thu, 21 Jul 2016
 The Helen Suzman Foundation and the SABC reached a settlement on Wednesday 20 July 2016. The SABC co

ANC refuses to comment on firing of SABC journalists


Wed, 20 Jul 2016
 On 19 July, News24 reported that the ANC has refused to comment on the axing of eight SABC journalis

Urban Brew Studios facilitates handover of community television station 1KZN TV


Wed, 20 Jul 2016
 Urban Brew Studios has made substantial investments in helping 1KZN TV to develop their capacity and

Ster-Kinekor signs deal with IMAX for three new theatres


Mon, 18 Jul 2016
 Ster-Kinekor Theatres announced a new agreement with IMAX Corporation, to build three new IMAX® thea

SABC journalists make case to ConCourt


Mon, 18 Jul 2016
 The journalists filed the application against the SABC to have its recent policies declared "unconst

Africa is a key component for global distribution


Sun, 17 Jul 2016
 Following the success Keshet International has had in Latin America and Asia, they are trying to rep

UK and SA update co-production agreement


Thu, 14 Jul 2016
 The UK and SA have inked a new television co-production agreement, which will aim to strengthen ties

The Animation School enters into partnership with France's École Émile Cohl


Mon, 11 Jul 2016
 South Africa's The Animation School has announced a new partnership with the acclaimed Émile Cohl Sc

France Télévisions and Globecast sign deal to bring Le Tour to screens


Fri, 01 Jul 2016
 French broadcasting group France Télévisions and the global media solutions provider Globecast have

Naspers hires ex-HBO exec as ShowMax CFO


Wed, 06 Jul 2016
 Naspers named Akash Bhatia chief financial officer of its Showmax video streaming business...

Helen Suzman Foundation launches court case against SABC censorship


Wed, 06 Jul 2016
 The Helen Suzman Foundation has launched an urgent court bid to stop the SABC from implementing its

SABC CEO Jimi Matthews resigns


Tue, 28 Jun 2016
 Veteran journalist and SABC acting CEO Jimi Matthews tweeted a copy of his resignation letter on Mon

EBS announces multi-platform EPG data contract to supply platforms in Africa


Tue, 28 Jun 2016
 EBS, provider of EPG data for platforms, announced that it is has been contracted by ITV Choice to s

NEP acquires Broadcast Solutions Group


Mon, 27 Jun 2016
 NEP Group Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Broadca

NFVF and Namibia Film Commission sign agreement during DIFF 2016


Thu, 23 Jun 2016
 The NFVF and the Namibia Film Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the Durban Inte

A+E Networks renews MultiChoice partnership


Mon, 20 Jun 2016
 A+E Networks has strengthened its relationship with video entertainment operator, MultiChoice...

Restless Global and Ten10 Films sign development deal with CANAL+ OVERSEAS


Wed, 22 Jun 2016
 Restless Global and Ten10 Films announced that they have signed a development deal with broadcaster

TRACE TV acquires African VOD service Buni.tv


Mon, 20 Jun 2016
 TRACE TV announced the acquisition of Buni.tv, in preparation for the launch of its own VOD platform

FPB talks online content distribution


Mon, 20 Jun 2016
 On 20 June 2016, the final day of the 7th DFM, South Africa’s Film and Publication Board hosted a di

DTI emerging filmmakers workshop at DFM


Mon, 20 Jun 2016
 The DTI presented a workshop on its emerging black filmmaker’s incentive...

Micro-budget filmmaking under the spotlight


Sun, 19 Jun 2016
 Micro-budget filmmaking is a fiercely independent practice, championed by a handful of the most dogg

The NFVF presents co-production with the Netherlands


Sun, 19 Jun 2016
 In December 2015 a co-production treaty for the production of audio-visual works was signed between

NFVF hosts marketing and distribution panel discussion at DFM 2016


Fri, 17 Jun 2016
 Among the conference sessions held on the opening day of DFM 2016 was a discussion on sales, distrib

AP announces landmark collaboration with eNCA and Africa24 news channels


Tue, 14 Jun 2016
 The Associated Press recently announced a new collaboration with African news channels, eNCA and Afr

Seasoned talent joins The Ludus


Thu, 09 Jun 2016
 Post-production facility The Ludus welcomes Gavin Hong, Schalk van der Merwe and Angela Whitehouse t
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