Strong growth forecast for MENA pay TV

The pay TV market in the Middle East and North Africa will grow by 36% over the next five years, according to new research publishedon 15 June. The fourth edition of Informa Telecoms & Media’s Middle East and Africa TV report shows that the region’s 4.5 million pay TV subscribers at end-2006 will grow to 6.1 million in 2012. Much of the growth will come from Israel and Turkey, who will account for 4.2 million pay TV homes between them at end-2012.

KZNFC partners with KwaMashu African Film Festival

KZNFC has once again partnered with KAFF 2015 hich runs at the KwaMashu Multi Arts Centre from 4 to 13 December...

Taiwan photo contest for South Africans

The Government Information Office of the Republic of China (Taiwan) hereby invites South Africans to participate in a photo contest based on Taiwan. Entitled, 'Say Hi to Taiwan with Your photo and Win a trip', the online contest is aimed at getting local people to download their pictures of Taiwan.

SA films still on circuit

After 11 and 10 weeks of release on the South African cinema circuit respectively, the local hit films Liefling and Spud are still drawing in audiences. As at 10 February Liefling (2 prints) had made R13.2m and Spud (19 prints) R16.7m.

ZANEWS scores six SAFTA noms

The satirical puppet television and web show ZANEWS has received six nominations for the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), which takes place on 15 and 16 March at Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg...

‘Yella’ named best film in Berlin

Christian Petzold's "Yella" was named the best film on Monday night, 11 February at the German Film Critics' Awards during the Berlin International Film Festival.

Durban FilmMart launches delegate registration

With less than six weeks to go to Africa’s premiere film finance and co-production forum, the 3rd Durban FilmMart, organisers are gearing up for the "behind-the scenes’ film event of the year. The Durban FilmMart Delegate Registration is officially open promising access to key experts, broadcasters and financiers at the new venue - the Blue Waters Hotel on the Golden Mile of Durban’s beachfront.

Afrikaans film Die Windpomp to premiere at Australian Gold Coast Film Festival

New Afrikaans film Die Windpomp (The Windmill) has been selected to participate in the Australian Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF)...

Moshito announces new executive

Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition announced its new executive board following the the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 30 November at Johannesburg’s SAB World of Beer.

M-Net Vuka! winners

South African pay-TV broadcaster M-Net acknowledged socially conscious newcomer, contender and professional filmmakers on 30 November at Johannesburg’s Theatre on the Track by announcing the winners of the annual Vuka! Awards.
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