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People and Power, a current affairs programme which features on Al Jazeera English (DStv channel 406) presents a two-part documentary titled The Battle for Africa on the increase...
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) released a Draft International Mobile Telephony (IMT) Roadmap on 1 September, outlining ways in which “universal availability of br...
Die Windpomp, an Afrikaans film produced by ZenHQ Films, won five awards at the Silwerskermfees, which took place from 27 to 30 August in Caps Bay, Cape Town.......
The AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs), an initiative by AfricaMagic (DStv channel 114), in association with MultiChoice and sponsor Amstel Malta, which honours outstanding film and telev...
Hayao Miyazaki, the animator behind Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and The Wind Rises, will receive an Honorary Award and an Oscar statuette at the 6th annual Governors Awards held at the Hol...
Jerry Mofokeng, a South African actor who has featured in a number of films and has a role in e.tv’s soapie Scandal!, has been appointed as artistic director of the Performance Arts Centr...
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FILM

NFVF Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund call for proposals
In July 2014 the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) announced the launch of an Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF), which ...Read more

NEW MEDIA - MOBILE TV DSTV

X Factor UK campaign centred around user generated videos
From 30 August fans of UK talent show The X Factor will be able to download the TalkTalk Mix Off app via the Apple App Store, or Google play......Read more

RADIO

NAB CEO asks BMW to reconsider decision to remove AM Radio from new i3
Gordon Smith, President and CEO of NAB, has written a letter to Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America......Read more

BUSINESS - POLICY - LEGISLATION

Jerry Mofokeng appointed artistic director of PACOFS
Jerry Mofokeng, a South African actor who has featured in a number of films and has a role in e.tv’s soapie Scandal!, has been appointed as artistic director of the Performance Arts Centr...Read more

TRAINING & COURSES SAE

Documentary explores China's influence in Africa
People and Power, a current affairs programme which features on Al Jazeera English (DStv channel 406) presents a two-part documentary titled The Battle for Africa on the increase...Read more

TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

3D TECHNOLOGY

Doubling the 3D experience
At IBC (12 to 15 September), Christie (Stand 9.D15) will demonstrate, among other products, its 6P laser cinema projector system, which is designed to perfect and enhance the exhibition of 3D film...Read more

ANIMATION & GRAPHICS

Spirited Away animator to receive Governor’s Award
Hayao Miyazaki, the animator behind Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and The Wind Rises, will receive an Honorary Award and an Oscar statuette at the 6th annual Governors Awards held at the Hol...Read more

FILM, TV & VIDEO PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT pumavideo

Sony Electronics and Best Buy join in first 4K cross-promotion effort
Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and the American multinational consumer electronics corporation Best Buy, along with National CineMedia (NCM), recently launched the industry’s first...Read more

POST-PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT

Blackmagic Design to demonstrate its 4K workflows
At IBC 2014 Blackmagic Design will be demonstrating the latest in Ultra HD 4K workflows and content production for the broadcast and live production markets......Read more

STORAGE & ASSET MANAGEMENT

Pronology presents digital asset management tools at IBC
Pronology, a developer of tapeless workflow solutions, will showcase its full range of digital asset management tools at International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) at Hall 10, Stand A26......Read more

BROADBAND & IT

SA Government and ICASA work towards widespread broadband access
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) released a Draft International Mobile Telephony (IMT) Roadmap on 1 September, outlining ways in which “universal availability of br...Read more
Impressions of DIFF and DFM 2014
As the 5th Durban Film Mart progressed over the past weekend one thing that kept coming up was the question of distribution......Read more
Recovering our independent spirit
The visual storytelling industry is perhaps more democratic and open in nature today than it has ever been – perhaps particularly in Africa and perhaps to a fault......Read more
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Suurlemoen trailer
Suurlemoen is a comedy about teenagers who must repay their parents for damages that occurred as a result of a prank...
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A World Not Ours trailer
A World Not Ours is an intimate, humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh...
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I, Afrikaner trailer
Directed by Annalet Steenkamp I, Afrikaner is a documentary which follows four generations of Afrikaans people...
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The Mundane Goddess: Jameson First Shot 2014 winner for South Africa
Jameson Irish Whiskey in association with Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Productions presents The Mundane Goddess...
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