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Frans Matlala appointed new SABC GCEO


Thu, 02 Jul 2015
 The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has appointed Frans Matlala as the Group Chief E

Cine Photo Tools becomes an official SA RED Digital Cinema Dealer


Wed, 01 Jul 2015
 RED Digital Cinema has chosen Cine Photo Tools as an official authorised dealer in South Africa...

MultiChoice brings in the cash for Naspers


Wed, 01 Jul 2015
 MultiChoice, which owns DStv, M-Net and SuperSport, has turned in another strong financial performan

Committee closes legal opinion on SABC board members


Mon, 29 Jun 2015
 The Portfolio Committee on Communications has officially closed the legal opinion that was sought fo

E.tv loses battle over TV encryption


Fri, 26 Jun 2015
 The high court in Pretoria has dealt a huge blow to free-to-air broadcaster e.tv, stating...

Karine Fouque joins Ithaki-Group


Thu, 25 Jun 2015
 Karine Fouque is joining Ithaki-Group and Jacques Delacoux’s team to lead global sales of Transvideo

New SABC chairperson and deputy announced


Mon, 22 Jun 2015
 President Jacob Zuma has announced the appointment of the chairperson and deputy chairperson of the

Grass Valley completes US$3M renovation


Wed, 17 Jun 2015
 Broadcast equipment company Grass Valley, celebrated completion of a US$3 million renovation...

Increased cross-sector deals for tech, media and entertainment companies


Wed, 17 Jun 2015
 A study by global law firm Reed Smith, reveals that 84 per cent of TME companies expect to see more

Digital technology tools create new business opportunities in Africa


Wed, 10 Jun 2015
 The 5th StarTimes Digital TV Development Seminar concluded on 10 June in Beijing, with a number of

African stakeholders converge at StarTimes digital TV seminar


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 The 5th African Digital TV Development Seminar, hosted by Chinese multinational technology company S

SA's creative economy contributes R90.5bn to GDP in 2013/14


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 SA’s creative economy has contributed R90.5 billion directly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product

Tiso Blackstar acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 The board of Tiso Blackstar Group SE has announced the completed acquisition of Times Media Group Li

TBWA Africa expands its African network in Uganda


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 The Africa network of the global TBWA advertising group recently signed an affiliate agreement with

Matt Woehrmann named CEO Of Fitzgerald & Co


Tue, 09 Jun 2015
 Fitzgerald & Co announced that Matt Woehrmann will succeed Dave Fitzgerald as CEO, with Fitzgerald a

NFVF announces delay in Q1 funding approvals


Mon, 08 Jun 2015
 The NFVF has announced that the quarter one funding application approvals will be delayed...

Nouveau niche


Tue, 02 Jun 2015
 It’s an exciting time to be in the business of content. The move to digital has enabled audiences

Cindy Diamond appointed group sales director at Mediamark


Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 Mediamark, the media sales house, has promoted Cindy Diamond to group sales director...

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

Taking green to the big screen


Mon, 04 May 2015
 As global consciousness surrounding environmental sustainability and the conservation of the earth

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
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