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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

US producer chooses SA crews and locations for upcoming features

Fri, 21 Nov 2014
 American film producer Milan Selassie wrapped production on his debut feature film, Back to School

Silent short scoops 11 48HFP awards

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 The silent short film Thread, by Silver Bullet Productions and Best Light Films, has won 11 awards a

Glory Game: a story of redemption

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 The documentary Glory Game: The Joost van der Westhuizen Story, which chronicles rugby legend Joos

Hajooj Kuka Compiled

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka recently won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International

Catch a shooting star

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Director Darrell Roodt recently completed his latest Afrikaans film, in which brilliant new young

Difret, a real Ethiopian story

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Zeresenay Berhane is an Ethiopian filmmaker who wrote and directed Difret, his debut feature film,

RTI puts Ivorian film development plan into action

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Among the companies visiting DISCOP Africa 2014 as part of the focus on Ivory Coast is RTI Distrib

Cinematic adaptations bring classic tales to life Compiled

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Despite being described as “dreadful” by The Telegraph and receiving largely negative reviews on a

Kenyan producer arrested for LGBTQ movie

Mon, 17 Nov 2014
 Stories of Our Lives is a feature about LGBTQ issues in Kenya, directed by an art collective called

Antagonist Studios presents Scribblings

Wed, 12 Nov 2014
 Scribblings is a short psychological drama from Antagonist Studios, written and directed by Oscar Ba

AMAA launches African short film project

Wed, 12 Nov 2014
 The Africa Movie Academy Awards have launched Voices Africa, a platform to encourage the production

SA student Oscar finalist wins at international film festivals

Tue, 11 Nov 2014
 Kanyekanye, a fourth year AFDA graduation film which made it as a finalist at the 40th Student Acade
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