South African producer wins an Oscar

Wed, 25 Feb 2015
 Ida, a film co-produced by Eric Abraham – owner and founding producer of the Fugard Theatre in Cape

Shield and Spear documentary screens in SA

Wed, 18 Feb 2015
 Shield and Spear, by US filmmaker Petter Ringbom, will have its Johannesburg premiere at The Bios

Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards winners announced

Mon, 16 Feb 2015
 The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS) has announced the winners of its annual awards

Two SA shorts feature at Rotterdam Film Festival

Thu, 12 Feb 2015
 Two films by Johannesburg visual artist and filmmaker Michael MacGarry, Excuse me, while I disappe

Mickey Dube’s feature film The Coma gets NFVF funding

Wed, 11 Feb 2015
 South African director Mickey Madoda Dube’s anticipated feature film The Coma has received funding f

Ster-Kinekor hosts Fifty Shades of Grey pre-screening

Thu, 05 Feb 2015
 Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Ana and Mr Grey, releases locally

Documentaries and Oscar nominated shorts feature at the Bioscope

Wed, 04 Feb 2015
 animation, action, South, AfricaIn February the Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg screens Unearthed, Shield and Spear as

Sense Africa – a Foster brothers retrospective

Tue, 03 Feb 2015
 Sense Africa is an overview of the past, and ongoing work of two of South Africa’s leading documenta

Mooirivier to open nationwide on 6 February

Mon, 02 Feb 2015
 Kaapland Films brings local audiences the romantic comedy Mooirivier...

Strikdas set for release on 3 April 2015

Fri, 30 Jan 2015
 In Strikdas– ‘n Familie Gedoente’ a new comedy from Stefan Nieuwoudt, Kaz McFadden plays Don ‘Vossie

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