FESTIVALS AWARDS EVENTS NEWS

IFFR 2016 award winners announced


Wed, 10 Feb 2016
 On 5 January, the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016 Awards ceremony was held at IFFR’s ma

SAFTAs10 launches new look and theme


Tue, 09 Feb 2016
 2016 not only marks the 10th year of the existence of the SAFTAs but also introduces an entirely new

Triggerfish Artists short nominated for Writers Guild Muse Award


Mon, 08 Feb 2016
 'The Case of the Disappearing Daddy' has been nominated in the Animation/Web Series category at th

2016 WGSA Muse Award nominations


Wed, 03 Feb 2016
 The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) has announced the nominees for the third annual WGSA Mus

SA feature ‘While You Weren’t Looking’ travels the world


Thu, 28 Jan 2016
 'While You Weren't Looking' has been selected for the Pan African Film Festival (4 to 15 February

WGSA calls for applicants for the London Screenwriters’ Festival


Tue, 26 Jan 2016
 With over 1000 attendees, 100 sessions and 150 industry expert speakers the LSF is a valuable event

Call for Nominations: 10th SAFTA lifetime achievers


Tue, 26 Jan 2016
 The NFVF extends a call to the industry to send in their nominations for the SAFTAs Lifetime Achieve

Carthage Film Festival continues despite terror attacks


Mon, 25 Jan 2016
 Founded by Tahar Cheriaa in 1966, the Carthage Film Festival is now an annual event; previously it

SA film to play at Berlin Film Festival


Fri, 22 Jan 2016
 'Shepherds and Butchers' has been selected as part of the 2016 Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama secti

Oscar nominees announced


Thu, 14 Jan 2016
 Nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards have been announced. The ceremony will be held on 28 Feb

LAFF announces the details of its fifth edition


Thu, 14 Jan 2016
 Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) recently announced the selected films in the festival’s various c

Scientific and technical Oscar award recipients announced


Wed, 13 Jan 2016
 Thirty-three individual award recipients will be honoured at the annual Scientific and Technical A

Cannes Lions announces changes to awards


Tue, 12 Jan 2016
 The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced changes to the 2016 awards...

The 73rd annual Golden Globe award winners


Mon, 11 Jan 2016
 The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were presented on Sunday night, 10 January 2016, at the Beverly

DISCOP Istanbul to host Africa Pavilion


Mon, 04 Jan 2016
 Africa will have a focus at DISCOP Istanbul, which runs from 1 to 3 March 2016...

ZIFF engages with diasporic filmmakers from the Dhow Countries


Thu, 17 Dec 2015
 Sembene, Ousmane, Tanzania, prizeZIFF is extending its outreach to include engagement with filmmakers from diasporas of the Dhow regi

LAFF launches new African Film Student Competition


Tue, 08 Dec 2015
 The management of LAFF has officially launched a new competition for African students of cinema...

KZNFC partners with KwaMashu African Film Festival


Mon, 07 Dec 2015
 KZNFC has once again partnered with KAFF 2015 hich runs at the KwaMashu Multi Arts Centre from 4 t

AFRIFF hosts discussions around SA/Nigeria collaboration


Mon, 07 Dec 2015
 AFRIFF hosted a South Africa Day at this year’s festival, which ran from 8 to 15 November in Lagos..

18th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival call for entries


Thu, 26 Nov 2015
 The organisers of the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival are calling for en

DISCOPRO expands across west and east Africa


Thu, 26 Nov 2015
 Following the success of the 4th DISCOPRO, plans are already in motion to further develop the indust

Fox International Channels Africa shine at the PromaxBDA Awards


Wed, 25 Nov 2015
 Fox International Channels Africa walked off with five awards at the 2015 edition of the PromaxBDA

‘Miners Shot Down’ wins Best Documentary Emmy


Tue, 24 Nov 2015
 'Miners Shot Down', the SA documentary by Rehad Desai, has won the International Emmy for Best Docum

Visible Spectrum Award winners announced


Tue, 24 Nov 2015
 The SASC Visible Spectrum Awards took place on 21 November, rewarding South Africans for outstanding

Herbert Hadebe of Urban Brew Studios to judge Emmy Awards


Mon, 23 Nov 2015
 One of Urban Brew Studio’s drama directors, Herbert Hadebe, has been selected as an international
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