Joel Churcher to head and develop BBC Worldwide in Africa

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 Joel Churcher has been appointed as BBC Worldwide’s Vice President and General Manager for Africa,

Meet the new head of SABC1

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 In March, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced a number of key appointments

M-Net appoints new CEO

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 In March, the Group CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, Imtiaz Patel, announced that the corporation’

Executive Eben Greyling exits MultiChoice

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
 Eben Greyling, long-term MultiChoice and Naspers executive, has left his position with immediate eff

Walt Disney Company buys key YouTube content supplier

Wed, 26 Mar 2014
 Disney, online, video, MakerMaker Studios has been acquired by the Walt Disney Company for $500m, with an additional incentive a

Harris Broadcast US splits into two companies

Mon, 24 Mar 2014
 Harris, Imagine, Communications, GatesAirThe US division of Harris Broadcast has re-emerged as two companies: Imagine Communications and Gate

Cape Town World Capital of Design recognises top Cape Town tech start-ups

Mon, 17 Mar 2014
 startup, technology, online, businessThe World Design Capital, a city promotion project which highlights the accomplishments of cities th

Minister Carrim brands MultiChoice a bullying “monopoly”

Mon, 17 Mar 2014
 Yunus Carrim, MultiChoice, Icasa,, set-top boxesCommunications Minister Yunus Carrim has accused MultiChoice and its partners of trotting out the “s

ICASA to probe state of competition in broadcast industry

Fri, 14 Mar 2014
 TechCentral has reported that South Africa’s communications industry regulator, the Independent Co

M-Net appoints Nkateko Mabaso as Director for Local Interest Channels in South Africa

Wed, 12 Mar 2014
 Africa’s leading television content provider, M-Net, has appointed Nkateko Mabaso as Director for L

Yolisa Phahle appointed as CEO of M-Net SA

Mon, 10 Mar 2014
 Yolisha Phahle, Msanzi Magic, Channel O, M-Net, MultiChoice, Imtiaz Patel, Vuzu, Mzansi Magic MusicYolisa Phahle has been appointed as the CEO of M-Net South Africa by Imtiaz Patel, MultiChoice South

Illegal DTT set-top boxes infiltrate the South African market

Tue, 04 Mar 2014
 DTT,, STB, illegalIllegal DTT set-top boxes, which don't meet the South African Bureau of Standards specifications, ar

BBC Worldwide appoints Joel Churcher as VP and GM for Africa

Mon, 03 Mar 2014
 BBC Worldwide, Ian McDonough, EMEA, CEMABBC Worldwide has announced the appointment of Joel Churcher as Vice President and General Manager f

Wits report: SADC needs greater cooperation, liberalisation to attract ICT investment

Mon, 03 Mar 2014
With the member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) set to resume ongoing

Waterfront Film Studios is born

Mon, 03 Mar 2014
 V & A Waterfront, Blade 
Works, Lasernet, Hilton Treves, Alun Richards, Steve 
Harris, The Waterfront Film Studios, Ivan BridgenIt’s official. The Waterfront Film Studios, occupying the well known premises at the V & A Waterfr

Bob van Dijk to succeed Koos Bekker as CEO of Naspers

Mon, 24 Feb 2014
 Koos Bekker, who has been CEO of media and technology group Naspers since 1997, will be succeeded by

NFVF on Berlin mission to strengthen co-production opportunities for SA companies

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has undertaken a fact-finding mission at the Berlin

New CEO plans to position FPB as a global leader

Thu, 06 Feb 2014
 Film Publication Board CEO South AfricaOn Thursday 6 February the FPB of South Africa announced the appointment of Themba Wakashe as its ne

Skills audit reveals serious structural problems at the SABC

Thu, 06 Feb 2014
 A skills audit conducted by PriceWaterhouseCooper has revealed that the South African Broadcasting

SABC GCEO steps down

Mon, 03 Feb 2014
 South African Broadcasting Corporation resignation CEOAfter much rumour and media speculation, the SABC has announced that GCEO Lulama Mokhobo is resignin

Screen Africa welcomes new editor

Mon, 03 Feb 2014
 At the end of 2013, Screen Africa bid farewell to its editor, Joanna Sterkowicz, who decided to se

SA government reviews film rebates to keep local industry competitive

Wed, 29 Jan 2014
 Nico DekkerLondon has a new incentive scheme to attract Hollywood film crews to the UK, which means Cape Town w

Industry perspective on proposed amendment of BDM Policy

Wed, 22 Jan 2014
 The SACF has released a statement regarding its recent submission on the proposed amendment of the "

Call for nominations to serve on NFVF Council

Wed, 15 Jan 2014
 NFVF, NFVF logo Paul Mashatile, the Minister of Arts and Culture, invites nominations of persons to serve on the

European Commission opens antitrust proceedings against Europe’s Pay TV broadcasters

Wed, 15 Jan 2014
 licensing agreements Pay TVEuropean Commission has opened a probe into licensing agreements between major film studios in the U