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Last chance to enter the Jameson First Shot competition

Mon, 19 Jan 2015
 Trigger, Street, Kevin, SpaceyYoung South African filmmakers have only two weeks left to enter the Jameson First Shot film competi

Timbuktu nominated for a Foreign Language Oscar

Mon, 19 Jan 2015
 The nominees for the final contenders in the Best Foreign Language Film category have been announced

Breaking away from the norm

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Cape Town director Jacobus Kriel has adopted a business model that trades local flavour in for the

Milk and Honey Films settles in to new Cape Town office

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Milk and Honey Films, a global production company which provides services for commercials, feature

African documentaries in the spotlight

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 From 19 November to 30 2014, the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA) selected s

Cinema Nouveau screens Oscar-nominated films

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Cinema Nouveau is lining up the Oscar-nominated films over the next two months for South African aud

Restless Talent Management signs writer-director Kivu Ruhorahoza

Thu, 15 Jan 2015
 Restless Talent Management, the first global management company to focus on African talent, has sign

SA actress breaks into Hollywood

Wed, 14 Jan 2015
 After moving to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue her acting aspirations, Kayleigh Gilbert, a 22- year-

Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild announces nominees for 2015 awards

Fri, 09 Jan 2015
 The MUAHS has announced nominations in 19 categories honouring make-up artists and hair stylists...

Twelve-year old Nigerian native is world’s youngest filmmaker

Wed, 07 Jan 2015
 Zuriel Oduwole is the youngest person to have her documentary screened in a commercial movie theatre

Pan-African cast to feature in Ghanaian film

Wed, 07 Jan 2015
 Six years ago Ghanaian filmmaker Juliet Asante met a young girl in Accra who was working as a kaya

International film calls off Cape Town shoot

Mon, 05 Jan 2015
 A Hollywood film, The Big Shoe, featuring Kristen Stewart has cancelled shooting in South Africa...

IDFA Bertha Fund call for entries

Fri, 12 Dec 2014
 The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers in and from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the

True stories rule Golden Globe nominations

Fri, 12 Dec 2014
 Best picture nominations for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, which are taking place on Sunda

Online voting opens for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Wed, 10 Dec 2014
 nominations, motion pictures, television, commercialsOnline voting for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards nominees is now open...

Alison Botha film enters pre-production

Mon, 08 Dec 2014
 A documentary based on the inspirational South African rape survivor Alison Botha has gone into pre-

Jameson Cult Film Club hosts sci-fi appreciation evening

Fri, 05 Dec 2014
 The Jameson Cult Film Club invited science fiction fans to take part in an alien experience at Mary

SA actor dies in car accident

Tue, 02 Dec 2014
 Thabang Sidloyi, a 27-year-old actor best known for playing the lead role in Irish/South African co-

Cavendish Square revamped with two Cine Prestige theatres

Mon, 01 Dec 2014
 Two Ster-Kinekor theatres at Cavendish Square in Cape Town have recently been converted into Cine Pr

Pre-production begins on new SA sci-fi film

Thu, 27 Nov 2014
 Last Broken Darkness, a post-apocalyptic action film by DS Films and The Karoo Film Company, is in p

AfricAvenir screens SA doccie for campaign against gender violence

Thu, 27 Nov 2014
 On Wednesday 3 December AfricAvenir Windhoek screens South African documentary A Country for My Daug

A (big) small fish in a big pond…

Thu, 27 Nov 2014
 Twenty-year-old Alpha Mthembu, a graduate of the Johannesburg campus of Big Fish School of Digital

Crowdfunding aims to fund film about the women behind Marikana

Wed, 26 Nov 2014
 Lonmin, mine, Mama, documentaryMama Marikana explores the narrative of the women of Marikana: the widows, mothers, sisters and comm

The highest grossing films of 2014

Wed, 26 Nov 2014
 From knock-out sequels to incredible comic book remakes, transcending dramas to nail-biting action f

New cinemas to open in Nigeria

Mon, 24 Nov 2014
 Nigerian film distribution and cinema company, The Filmhouse, plans to open 15 new cinemas from Dece
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