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Ethiopian film Lamb set for USA release this September


Wed, 20 Jul 2016
 Director Yared Zeleke’s 'Lamb' was Ethiopia’s selection for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideratio

New Afrikaans film Eintlik Nogal Baie set for theatrical release


Mon, 18 Jul 2016
 Written by Jarrod de Jong and Pieter Oosthuizen, M4gic-J Entertainment brings the new Afrikaans film

Huisgenoot celebrates centenary with new film Vir Die Voëls


Fri, 15 Jul 2016
 As part of its centenary celebrations, Huisgenoot, in collaboration with kykNET Films, is involved i

NFVF call for national bursary applications for film and TV studies


Tue, 12 Jul 2016
 The NFVF's bursary programme is aimed at stimulating and developing the skills of applicants who wan

The Rohan Vos Story receives recognition award at HIIDA


Mon, 11 Jul 2016
 'My Life on the Tracks - the Rohan Vos Story' received a Recognition Award at the Hollywood Internat

SA film and TV industry takes a stand to promote a global warning


Fri, 01 Jul 2016
 The Forever Changed Global Awareness Campaign encourages the understanding that there are alternativ

Filmmaking hub launched in Johannesburg


Thu, 30 Jun 2016
 The Johannesburg Expo Centre has teamed up with film practitioners to launch Studio Joburg, a new fi

SA classic The Suit makes screen debut at DIFF 2016


Mon, 27 Jun 2016
 Based on Can Themba’s iconic short story, 'The Suit', had its premiere at the Durban International F

New distribution deal for South African filmmakers


Thu, 23 Jun 2016
 SAGMP Films, in association with the company’s American partner, are in the process of clinching a d

African Screen Network developing African audiences


Wed, 22 Jun 2016
 The African Screen Network (ASN) has launched a new distribution initiative to grow African audience

Cameras roll on Khalo Matabane’s 28’s in KwaZulu Natal


Mon, 20 Jun 2016
 Award-winning director, Khalo Matabane, has begun shooting his latest feature '28’s', a gritty expos

Previous DFM project ‘Alison’ due for theatrical release this August


Sun, 19 Jun 2016
 Director Ugh Carlini's latest film 'Alison', a previous DFM project, has been confirmed for theatric

Using short films to build brand and audience


Sat, 18 Jun 2016
 Todd Brown, of Los Angeles-based XYZ Films, presented a session exploring how filmmakers can use sho

Durban filmmaker returns to DIFF with 'Radio Rats' documentary


Tue, 14 Jun 2016
 'Jiving and Dying - The Radio Rats Story' sees Durban filmmaker Michael Cross return to the Durban I

NFVF calls for submissions for the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund


Thu, 09 Jun 2016
 NFVF and IDC are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for the Emerging Black Filmm

‘Kalushi’ to screen at Durban International Film Festival 2016


Tue, 07 Jun 2016
 'Kalushi', the South African film about the life of freedom fighter Solomon Mahlangu, is scheduled t

'Nobody’s Died Laughing' set to have world premiere at DIFF


Mon, 06 Jun 2016
 'Nobody’s Died Laughing' celebrates the life and work of performing artist and activist Pieter-Dirk

'Wonder Boy for President' to have world premiere at DIFF


Fri, 03 Jun 2016
 The world premiere of John Barker’s new mockumentary 'Wonder Boy for President' will take place at t

‘Comatose’ explores the African perspective on euthanasia


Thu, 02 Jun 2016
 1Take Media has begun production on 'Comatose,' a dramatic Afro-futurism feature film set to be rele

Ster-Kinekor's #OpenEyes campaign funds double corneal transplant


Fri, 27 May 2016
 Ster-Kinekor through Vision Mission, have for the past ten years been responsible for giving the gif

‘Noem My Skollie’ due for theatrical release this September


Thu, 26 May 2016
 The film, set in the Cape Flats and in Pollsmoor prison, is based on the life of scriptwriter John W

Al Jazeera-Encounters Pitching Forum call for submissions


Tue, 24 May 2016
 Deadline for submissions is on or before 16h00 (South African time), Friday, 27 May 2016...

Urucu announces five filmmakers chosen for REALNESS scriptwriting residency


Fri, 20 May 2016
 At a recent event in Cannes, Urucu Media announced the selection of five emerging African screenwrit

New IMAX® theatre opens at Mall of Africa


Thu, 19 May 2016
 The opening of the seventh IMAX® theatre in South Africa in just over three years is testament to th

Author of six books at age 26 seeks funds for NYFA


Wed, 18 May 2016
 Last year Soweto born 26 year old author, Nonhlanhla Mnisi celebrated her personal milestone of havi
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