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‘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

‘Nollywood’ documentary to premiere on Al Jazeera


Mon, 27 Jul 2015
 'Nollywood', a new documentary premiering on Al Jazeera English on Tuesday, 28 July 2015...

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...

Stefano Tealdi talks pitching for the international market


Sat, 18 Jul 2015
 Any filmmaker will tell you that pitching your film idea is the most difficult part of the filmmakin

DFM success stories


Thu, 16 Jul 2015
 African, filmmakers, fiction, documentary, developmentSince its inception in 2010, DFM has helped to facilitate more than 80 African co-production project

Jyoti Mistry’s new thriller ‘Impunity’ to screen at DIFF


Thu, 16 Jul 2015
 Noir thriller 'Impunity', the latest film by SA director Jyoti Mistry, will be screened at the Dur

2013 DFM project wins Backsberg Audience Choice Award for ‘The Shore Break’ at Encounters


Thu, 16 Jul 2015
 'The Shore Break' won the Backsberg Audience Choice Award at Encounters...

Youth incubator film makes its debut at DIFF


Wed, 15 Jul 2015
 'Rights of Passage' is an anthology of eight short films linked by a thematic thread and African p

Restless Talent Management hosts pitch event at DFM


Tue, 14 Jul 2015
 Restless Talent Management, the first global management company to focus on African talent, will be

SA low budget indie screens at DIFF


Tue, 14 Jul 2015
 SA-produced psychological thriller paves the way for micro-budget filmmaking and will be making its

AfricAvenir screens award winning Cameroonian film


Mon, 13 Jul 2015
 On Saturday 25 July at 19h00, AfricAvenir presents the Namibian premiere of 'W.A.K.A.', directed b
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