Cameroonian-Canadian film explores arranged marriage

Thu, 29 Jan 2015
 Montreal, Narrative, Short, Pan, AfricaSound of Tears, by Cameroonian director Dorothy Atabong, made its world premiere at the Montreal

NFVF announces quarter 3 funding decisions

Tue, 27 Jan 2015
 On 26 January 2015, the NFVF announced that their quarter 3 funding decisions have been released...

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

Engelbert Phiri

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 From advertising to film and sometimes even photography, Engelbert Phiri is the definition of a tr

Selling a movie to the world

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Director and filmmaker Scottnes Smith attended the 30th edition of MIPCOM with The Association for

Necktie Youth – A Conversation

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Growing up in the affluent suburb of Sandton in Johannesburg, as part of the first generation of ‘

Move over Hollywood

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 South Africa has a lot to offer international filmmakers in terms of tax incentives and rebates, a

Undiscovered Jozi

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 When South African filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba set out to study his craft he kept one philosophy

Penning the road to success

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 So you’ve got this great idea for a film (said every filmmaker that ever was) and you’re certain i

Printing: the future of movies

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 3D printing is essentially what it sounds like...

204: Blurring the lines between art and reality

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 On 24 October 2014, the controversial local documentary feature, 204: Getting Away with Murder, di

No refunds

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 The Supreme Price, a new documentary by American filmmaker Joanna Lipper, tells the story of Niger

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

Hood tackles Eye in the Sky By

Fri, 16 Jan 2015
 Acclaimed South African director Gavin Hood was in Cape Town recently when filming began on the in

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