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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

The NFVF announces new funding cycles and online application portal


Fri, 08 Apr 2016
 As of 1 April 2016 the NFVF concluded a change from four to three funding cycles per year...

Local drama ‘Free State’ wins in US and Africa


Mon, 04 Apr 2016
 Award winning local filmmaker Sallas de Jager’s period drama Free State continued its winni

‘Stroop’ is in edit and in need of help


Mon, 04 Apr 2016
 The documentary project, Stroop, covers rhino poaching from all angles. It is an independen

SA/international co-production ‘Amandla’ enters production


Thu, 31 Mar 2016
 Production on 'Amandla' began on 30 March featuring an award-winning production team and ensemble ca

Scout Location Development Programme applications open to Durban residents


Wed, 30 Mar 2016
 The second location scouting mentorship and development programme, SCOUT, is calling all aspiring

‘Sink’ well received at the local box office


Thu, 24 Mar 2016
 The filmmakers of the feature film 'Sink' have been pleased with the positive reactions to the film.

‘Free State’ wins Best Director award at LAFF 2016


Thu, 24 Mar 2016
 The period drama 'Free State' has won the Best Director award at the Luxor African Film Festival (

Pearl Thusi on her performance in the award-winning film ‘Kalushi’


Wed, 23 Mar 2016
 Screen Africa caught up with Pearl Thusi after the Rapid Lion Awards ceremony on 16 March 2016...

‘Vir Altyd’ sets new record at the South African box office


Fri, 18 Mar 2016
 South African romantic-adventure film 'Vir Altyd' has surpassed the number one spot in earnings at t

AFDA and Zidaka call for film projects for Star Times and Good TV


Thu, 17 Mar 2016
 Producer Jeremy Nathan (Zidaka) and AFDA School of Film and Dramatic Art are looking for writers a

‘The Book of Negroes’ sweeps Canadian Screen Awards


Tue, 15 Mar 2016
 Canadian/South African co-production 'The Book of Negroes' dominated at the Canadian Screen Awards

The NFVF 2015 box office report


Tue, 15 Mar 2016
 As revealed in the annual NFVF box office report, 2015 was a remarkable year for the South African c

PPC Imaginarium Film Award winner and runner-up


Fri, 11 Mar 2016
 The PPC Imaginarium Awards challenge art and design creatives to innovate with cement and use conc
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