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First film from Ster-Kinekor once given sight after 10 years


Fri, 27 May 2016
 Ster-Kinekor through Vision Mission, have for the past ten years been responsible for giving the gif

Daryne Joshua’s directorial debut ‘Noem My Skollie’ due for theatrical release this September


Thu, 26 May 2016
 The film, set in the Cape Flats and in Pollsmoor prison, is based on the life of scriptwriter John W

Al Jazeera-Encounters Pitching Forum call for submissions


Tue, 24 May 2016
 Deadline for submissions is on or before 16h00 (South African time), Friday, 27 May 2016...

Urucu announces five filmmakers chosen for REALNESS scriptwriting residency


Fri, 20 May 2016
 At a recent event in Cannes, Urucu Media announced the selection of five emerging African screenwrit

New IMAX® theatre opens at Mall of Africa


Thu, 19 May 2016
 The opening of the seventh IMAX® theatre in South Africa in just over three years is testament to th

Author of six books at age 26 seeks funds for NYFA


Wed, 18 May 2016
 Last year Soweto born 26 year old author, Nonhlanhla Mnisi celebrated her personal milestone of havi

Official DFM project selection for the 7th Durban FilmMart


Tue, 17 May 2016
 Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for t

‘Lost Tongue’ documentary set to have its SA premiere at Encounters


Fri, 13 May 2016
 Following a successful New York premiere in March, 'Lost Tongue' is finally set to be showcased in S

New Afrikaans film unites two stars on the big screen


Mon, 09 May 2016
 South African film sees the onscreen reunion of two SA actors, Sandra Prinsloo and Marius Weyers...

Film takes viewers on a musical journey from a mine shaft to centre stage


Fri, 06 May 2016
 From the producers of Inside Story comes a feature-length film combining fiction and non-fiction sto

Hot Docs and Blue Ice partner with The New York Times Op-Docs to support African documentary filmmakers


Wed, 04 May 2016
 Hot Docs and Blue Ice Group announced an exciting new collaboration with The New York Times Op-Docs.

The Miller/Packan Documentary Film Fund now open for submissions


Wed, 04 May 2016
 The Rogovy Foundation funds projects that are transformational, with enlightening narratives and ins

First Wednesday Film Club presents ‘Run Lola Run’


Fri, 29 Apr 2016
 On 4 May 2016, at Atlas Studios in Johannesburg the First Wednesday Film Club will air 'Run Lola Run

Pearl Thusi lands major role in upcoming international film


Thu, 28 Apr 2016
 South African presenter and actress Pearl Thusi has landed a major role in upcoming international he

Local co-production partners required for USA independent sci-fi movie


Fri, 22 Apr 2016
 We have been approached by a USA based Independent Film Producer/Director who is looking to film his

African Screen Network presents Philippe Lacôte’s ‘Run’ in CPT and JHB


Thu, 21 Apr 2016
 'Run' will be screened at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town and the Bioscope in Johannesburg from 22 to

Bongiwe Selane talks success and ‘Happiness’ at first in IPO series


Thu, 21 Apr 2016
 In the first of a series of talks, the IPO presented producer Bongiwe Selane at an intimate gatherin

Composer Geo Hoehn on composing the score for ‘Verskietende Ster’


Thu, 21 Apr 2016
 In Verskietende Ster, the new film produced by filmmaker Stefan Enslin and Philo Pieterse, music tak

Documentary filmmaker launches crowdfunding campaign to fund passion project


Tue, 19 Apr 2016
 When filmmaker Molatelo Mainetje found out in 2006 that she could not fall pregnant naturally, her l

‘Life is Waiting’ chronicles the everyday violence of life under occupation in the Western Sahara


Mon, 18 Apr 2016
 Iara Lee’s new film ‘Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara’, highlights the s

SA film ‘Mrs Right Guy’ due for theatrical release this May


Fri, 15 Apr 2016
 Home-grown romance comes to the big screen next month, with the theatrical release of romcom ‘Mrs Ri

Crew Pencil creates online tool for the SA film industry


Wed, 13 Apr 2016
 Cape Town start-up Crew Pencil is attempting to change the way the South African film industry opera

The National Freedom Network co-funds anti-human trafficking short film


Tue, 12 Apr 2016
 The NFN is moving forward with plans to fund a short film highlighting the problem of human traffick

‘My Father's War’ on the big screen in August 2016


Mon, 11 Apr 2016
 My Father’s War, a totally unique new South African film, will be released nationwide...

FPB invites public to submit their opinions concerning the amendment bill


Mon, 11 Apr 2016
 South Africans have until the end of April to make written submissions to voice their opinion on the
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