International media companies are not being fairly taxed on content supplied via online streaming and subscription services in SA......
Registration is now open for Footprint Media Academy’s 20 July 2015 intake......
The SABC and SAFA have reached a three year agreement with regards to the broadcast rights to showcase all local games for......
AMI and FEPACI have partnered to support the development of high quality audio visual and film content in the continent’s film industry...... has lost the rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League (UCL) to pay-TV channel SuperSport, as of October 2015......
Nollywood actor Obi Madubogwu’s upcoming movie The Grave Dust is set to premiere in cinemas across Nigeria on 29 May 2015......
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Kivu Ruhorahoza
Kivu Ruhorahoza is a Rwandan director, writer and producer whose film, Things of the Aimless Wanderer, was recently selected to appear in the Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier section. Someday...Read more


Bob Mabena of Kaya FM discusses the ‘new’ radio listener
His name is Karabo Tabane and at face value he is a radio presenter's favourite listener. There are quite a few of them and they are unique and easy to identify too. Radio research misses or ignor...Read more


The Foundry announces new majority owner
The Foundry has announced a new majority investment from HgCapital, a UK private equity firm which is perceived as a top investor in European software and is comprised of experts from technology a...Read more



Hit House introduces sound library geared at trailer industry
Music production company The Hit House has introduced Framework, a sound library created specifically to fill the needs of the motion picture trailer industry. The collection includes original hit...Read more


Imagine Communications supplies Platinum IP3 routing switchers to Euro broadcasters
Imagine Communications, a video infrastructure, advertising systems and workflow management solutions provider which serves media networks and broadcast stations has supplied more than 50 Platinum...Read more


Tektronix wins award for WFM8300 Waveform Monitor
Tektronix, Inc., a provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has received the NewBay Media NAB Best of Show Award for their WFM8300 Waveform Monitor with 4K support. NewBay Med...Read more

4K and Ultra HD

Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve used to finish short film in 4K
AlphaDogs recently completed a 4K finish on director Zac Wong’s new film Revision, by relying on a combination of Adobe Premiere Pro and Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve. Assistant editor Rachel Bartl...Read more
Another step towards pan-African content creation
While we were working on this issue the news broke that a new, bi-annual edition of DISCOP Africa would be launching in June this year in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire......Read more
Target: June 2015?
As we kick off 2015, we find ourselves just five months away from the supposed deadline for Africa’s complete switchover to digital terrestrial television......Read more
press office releases



Plot for Peace trailer
Plot for Peace, is the historical story of Frenchman Jean Yves Ollivier's negotiations in Africa's plush presidential palaces...
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Virunga trailer
A team of park rangers protect Virunga National Park from armed militia, poachers and forces struggling to control Congo's rich natural resources...
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Wild Dog and Mrs Heart trailer
Animal welfare groups are the focus of South African director Riaan Hendricks’ latest film which features two inspectors...
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Hollywood in my Huis trailer
Stage 5 Films and Red Letter Day Pictures in association with Advantage Entertainment and kykNET present Hollywood in my Huis...
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