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SA family film secures global distribution


Thu, 27 Aug 2015
 International distribution company Heritage Films has secured rights to South African film 'Trailer

SA film ‘Cuckold’ secures world premiere


Thu, 27 Aug 2015
 The feature film, 'Cuckold, by Charlie Vundla , has been invited to screen as an Official Selection

‘Verskietende Ster’ to premiere at Silwerskermfees


Tue, 25 Aug 2015
 'Verskietende Ster', the new film by Darrel James Roodt, has been selected to premiere at kykNET Sil

SA film earns three Global Independent Film Award nominations


Thu, 20 Aug 2015
 'Safe Bet', an action comedy flick, has been nominated for three Global Independent Film Awards...

Visual poetry: surf filmmaking


Tue, 18 Aug 2015
 At the recent Durban International Film Festival, the Wavescape Surf Film Festival featured a divers

Els Rientjes on on-set sustainability


Wed, 12 Aug 2015
 Els Rientjes, sustainability manager for the Dutch film industry as facilitated by the Netherlands

New cinema opens in Lagos


Wed, 12 Aug 2015
 A new cinema has recently opened its doors in Lagos, Nigeria. The new venue will be dedicated to t

‘Uitvlucht’ to premiere at kykNET Silwerskerm Festival 2015


Tue, 11 Aug 2015
 Regardt van den Bergh’s new feature film, 'Uitvlucht', which will premiere at the kykNET Silwerskerm

SA novel adapted for the big screen


Fri, 31 Jul 2015
 The multi-award winning novel 'Happiness is a Four-Letter Word' has been turned into a screenplay

‘Necktie Youth’ wins best South African film and best director awards in Durban


Wed, 29 Jul 2015
 Urucu Media's hugely anticipated drama 'Necktie Youth' walked away with top honours at the Durban In

Locally-made Zanzibari film premieres at ZIFF


Tue, 28 Jul 2015
 On the penultimate day of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, Shams Bhanji premiered a featu

Urucu Media and DIFF bring Cannes Critics’ Week to South Africa


Fri, 24 Jul 2015
 Urucu Media, with the support of the French institute of South Africa and Durban International Film

Jean Jacques Annaud’s ‘Wolf Totem’ screens at DIFF 2015


Fri, 24 Jul 2015
 Award-winning director Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem had its African debut on 20 July at the Sunc

Talking Drum Entertainment to release Nigerian rom-com


Thu, 23 Jul 2015
 UK distributor Talking Drum Entertainment, have secured the rights to the hit romantic comedy 'Whe

SA/US documentary premieres at DIFF


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 When Voices Meet, a South African/USA documentary, has its world premier at of the Durban Internatio

Britdoc and Docubox partner on African pitching forum


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 A new joint initiative between UK-based documentary organisation Britdoc and the East African docu

Biographical documentary: from DIFF to ZIFF 2015


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), which runs until 26 July in Stone Town, will close

Spier Films to develop joint film slate with SA filmmakers


Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 Award winning director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka ('Of Good Report'), and producer Lwazi Manzi, have joine

Euzhan Palcy’s ‘A Dry White Season’ has SA premiere at DIFF on Mandela Day


Tue, 21 Jul 2015
 DIFF in conjunction MGM held the South African premiere of the previously banned anti-apartheid film

Videovision continues to support the development of African film


Mon, 20 Jul 2015
 Durban film production and distribution house, Videovision Entertainment, has shown full support of

Namibian doccie ‘Paths to Freedom’ screens at DIFF


Mon, 20 Jul 2015
 'Paths to Freedom', an independently produced Namibian film, tells the story of the birth of Nami

‘Dis Ek, Anna’ to debut at DIFF


Mon, 20 Jul 2015
 Palama Productions will debut their latest feature film 'Dis ek, Anna' at the Durban International

Industry players discuss the role of short films


Mon, 20 Jul 2015
 Professionals in the film industry debated the role of the short film and the value which it offers

Conquering the local box office


Sat, 18 Jul 2015
 Why is it that so many South African films rarely reach significant success at the local box office?

KZN’s film-induced tourism strategy


Sat, 18 Jul 2015
 In 2001 New Zealand's alluring and lush landscapes enchanted audiences around the world...
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