FESTIVALS AWARDS EVENTS NEWS

SA filmmaker wins international 48HFP award

Wed, 04 Mar 2015
 Filmapalooza, cinematographer, Thread, shortWayne de Lange has won the award for best cinematographer at the 48 hour Film Project Filmapalooza..

kykNET 2015 Silwerskerm Film Festival call for entries

Tue, 03 Mar 2015
 kykNET is presenting an opportunity to celebrate the growth and diversity of the South African film

Slum Film Festival call for entries

Mon, 02 Mar 2015
 The annual Slum Film Festival runs from 23 to 29 August in Kibera and Mathare in Kenya...

LAFF provides assistance and funding to emerging African filmmakers

Mon, 02 Mar 2015
 The ETISAL Fund Management is an initiative by the Luxor African Film Festival, which runs from 16 t

Hot Docs announces films in 2015 Special Presentations program

Thu, 26 Feb 2015
 Hot Docs has announced 17 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentati

2015 SAFTAs nominees announced

Wed, 25 Feb 2015
 The South African Film and Television Awards take place on 19 and 22 March...

Birdman wins Best Picture Oscar

Mon, 23 Feb 2015
 Birdman won the award for Best Picture at the Academy Awards ceremony which took place on 22 Februar

Jozi Film Festival winners announced

Mon, 23 Feb 2015
 Love the One you Love took the award for Best Feature Film at The Fourth Annual Jozi Film Festival..

WGSA Muse Awards 2014/15 nominations

Thu, 19 Feb 2015
 The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) and M-Net have announced the nominees for the WGSA Muse Aw

2015 IMSFF call for entries

Wed, 18 Feb 2015
 The second annual Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival (IMSFF) is taking place from 2 to 5 July

South African film industry goes to Rio Content Market

Wed, 18 Feb 2015
 The DTI in partnership with the ATFT will lead a delegation of 20 emerging South African filmmakers

SA film wins Audience Choice Award at PAFF

Wed, 18 Feb 2015
 Thina Sobabili has won the coveted Audience Choice Award at the Pan African Film Festival 2015 in LA

Kenyan film receives Teddy Award at Berlinale

Tue, 17 Feb 2015
 Stories of Our Lives, directed by Jim Chuchu, has won the Teddy Special Jury Award after screening

ZIFF re-launches the Sembene Ousmane prize

Mon, 16 Feb 2015
 The Zanzibar International Film Festival has announced that it will be re-launching the Sembene Ousm

Children of the Light to have Johannesburg premiere at JFF

Mon, 16 Feb 2015
 The Jozi Film Festival will be screening Children of the Light, a feature length documentary about D

68th Cannes International Film Festival - call for applications

Thu, 12 Feb 2015
 The NFVF leads South African delegation to the Cannes International Film Festival every year, where

SA doccie wins at environmental film festival

Thu, 12 Feb 2015
 SA documentary The Shore Break won Best Full-Length Documentary at the International Environmental F

WGSA call for applications to attend Story Expo

Thu, 12 Feb 2015
 DTI, group, scheme, pitchWriters Guild South Africa (WGSA) is calling on writers to attend Story Expo 2015, the world’s lar

Four Corners, Hear Me Move and Cold Harbour selected to compete at PAFF

Mon, 09 Feb 2015
 The NFVF announced that three NFVF funded films have been selected to screen and compete at the 23rd

The Doc Shop 2015 – Call for entries

Mon, 09 Feb 2015
 The Doc Shop is a marketplace for documentaries to be viewed by potential buyers, distributors, sale

Call to nominate SA International Emmys judge

Mon, 02 Feb 2015
 Cape, Film, Commission, KnysnaOver the past four years the Cape Film Commission, with the support of the DTI, has hosted semi-fina

Sundance Film Festival winners announced

Mon, 02 Feb 2015
 Me, Earl, Dying, GirlThe Sundance Film Festival culminated in an awards evening where Me and Earl and the Dying Girl rece

Nigerian filmmaker selected for Sundance Short Film Challenge

Thu, 29 Jan 2015
 The Short Film Challenge uses independent filmmaking to shed light on poverty and hunger around the

SA films feature at Berlin International Film Festival

Thu, 29 Jan 2015
 co-production, Umphefumlo, Joe, BulletThe 65th annual Berlin International Film Festival runs from 5 to 15 February 2015 and is the larg

Rwandan film selected for Sundance

Tue, 27 Jan 2015
 Things of the Aimless Wanderer by Rwandan filmmaker Kivu Ruhorahoza premiers at this year’s Sundance
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