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‘While You Weren’t Looking’ director discusses the art of capturing intimacy on screen


Tue, 09 Feb 2016
 Catherine Stewart is the director of 'While You Weren't Looking' which has won a number of awards.

Film studios escape CT fire


Mon, 08 Feb 2016
 A fire which broke out in Cape Town was extinguished before it could reach the nearby Cape Town Fi

‘Hear Me Move’ director makes waves in the Australian film scene


Thu, 04 Feb 2016
 'There’s a Bluebird in my Heart' has won the Best Production and Best Producer awards at the 47th

Bringing fantasy to life


Thu, 04 Feb 2016
 Mwendwa Mutua is living his fantasy. A graduate of Kenyatta University, where he studied film and

Director speak: Stephanie Linus


Thu, 04 Feb 2016
 Nigerian actress Stephanie Linus has featured in several movies and TV productions and has grown i

Student Oscar candidate discusses his film ‘Homeless’


Mon, 01 Feb 2016
 Nathan Rice is a 26-year-old filmmaker from KwaZulu Natal, who has just completed a three year deg

New South African virtual reality short film


Wed, 27 Jan 2016
 Who hasn’t looked up at the night sky and wondered what it would be like to be up there, seeing th

A thriller for change


Mon, 25 Jan 2016
 Integrated pan-African studio Restless Global is producing the screen adaptation of journalist Mic

IDFA Bertha Fund call for entries


Wed, 20 Jan 2016
 The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers in and from selected countries in Africa, Asia

Call for Youth Filmmaker Project 2016 extended


Mon, 18 Jan 2016
 The NFVF, KZNFC and Natives at Large in association with Jungle Works, have extended the application

Hot Docs and Blue Ice award top African documentary projects


Fri, 15 Jan 2016
 Hot Docs and the Blue Ice Group recently announced that eight African film projects have been chosen

HIV documentary ‘Wilhelmina’s War’ to be screened at 22nd African American Film Marketplace


Fri, 15 Jan 2016
 AHF is pleased to support the Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center screening of a documenta

BFI National Archive installs DFT’s Scanity


Thu, 14 Jan 2016
 The BFI National Archive recently installed DFT’s Scanity HDR, an advanced film scanner at its Con

Interactive short highlights Africa’s water challenges


Thu, 14 Jan 2016
 'Parallel Lives' is an interactive dual-narrative short film created by WaterAid, an international c

‘Happiness is a Four-Letter Word’ trailer


Wed, 06 Jan 2016
 'Happiness is a Four-Letter Word' is a screen adaptation of the award winning novel by novelist Cy

Sony announces winner of global #NoLimits short film competition


Mon, 04 Jan 2016
 Josh Cable is the global winner of the Sony #NoLimits PXW-FS5 short film competition, for his short

Walt Banger on his film ‘Gbomo Gbomo Express’


Mon, 21 Dec 2015
 Nigeria, kidnapping, characters, filmProducer and director Walt Banger talks about his first film 'Gbomo Gbomo Express'; the characters i

SA signs co-production treaty with the Netherlands


Fri, 18 Dec 2015
 Dutch, Jet, Bussemaker, Nathi, MthethwaSouth Africa and the Netherlands have signed a co-production treaty for the production of audio-visu

Youth Filmmaker Project 2016 calls for entries


Tue, 15 Dec 2015
 The Youth Filmmaker Project stems from a partnership between the National Film and Video Foundatio

New SA thriller set for release in 2016


Thu, 10 Dec 2015
 Around the world journalists are killed in the line of duty, deliberately targeted and brutally mu

SA short gains recognition abroad


Tue, 08 Dec 2015
 'Lilith - Genesis One', by André and Anri Coetzee of CO2 Pictures, will be screened at the Phoenix F

Afrinolly launches app to combat Africa's film piracy problem


Tue, 08 Dec 2015
 Afrinolly Limited has launched Afrinolly MarketPlace; a pay per view, secured mobile platform for di

First 4DX cinema in Africa to launch this December


Tue, 08 Dec 2015
 Nu Metro Cinemas has confirmed that the first ever 4DX cinema for Africa will open its doors on 16 D

‘Die Ontwaking’ trailer


Mon, 07 Dec 2015
 The Afrikaans psychological thriller 'Die Ontwaking' is based on the first book of a trilogy by au

Shortlist for Documentary Feature Oscar category


Mon, 07 Dec 2015
 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 films in the Documentary Feat
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