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Seriously Single to screen at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival in Los...

Anti-romcom Seriously Single will screen at the 28th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF), taking place in Los Angeles, California from 11 to 23 February 2020

South African sci-fi to premiere at prestigious US festival

The sci-fi/horror film Fried Barry is set to premiere at the acclaimed Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, California in March this year. Fried Barry follows the outlandish tale of a heroin addict whose body is hijacked by an alien visitor

Employee rights proposed for persons in film and television industry

On 11 December 2019, the Minister of Labour in South Africa issued a notice calling for interested parties to make submissions on his proposal to deem persons in the film and television industry as employees for the purpose of selected portions of South Africa’s employment law

Durban FilmMart is looking for African film projects with strong narratives

Submissions for documentary and feature film projects in development for the Durban FilmMart close on 31 January 2020. The organisers are making a special call-out to documentary filmmakers who have projects to submit

Botswana film Okavango to screen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

'Okavango: River of Dreams' by Botswana-based filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, has been selected to screen at the Sundance Film festival. 'Okavango' is the first film from Botswana selected to screen at the prestigious festival.

MTN Bushfire presents Short Film Festival 2020

Applications for film submissions are now open for the MTN Bushfire Short Film Celebration

In conversation with multi-award-winning director Rea Moeti

Screen Africa spoke to multi-award-winning director Rea Moeti, director and creator of Showmax’s latest Original, the soon to be released coming-of-age comedy series 'Woke in Progress'…

7th Ugu Film Festival to focus on strides made by female filmmakers

The Ugu Film Festival, hosted by Sollywood Films in partnership with The National Film and Video Foundation, and Ugu South Coast Tourism, is back with a bigger and better programme which will run from 24 – 26 January

Three MultiChoice Talent Factory alumni travel to the USA for New York Film Academy...

This year, renowned film school, the New York Film Academy opens its doors to MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) alumni Mainala Silondwa (Zambia), Gilbert Bassey (Nigeria) and Hillary Lanogwa (Kenya)
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Best of the 2010s: a breakthrough decade for South Africa’s film industry

The 2010s saw African films make even more headlines at the world’s biggest festivals, from AFI to Berlin, Sundance to Toronto, earning Oscar and Golden Globe nominations along the way. As we prepare to enter the 2020s, Showmax has released a list of four global breakthroughs to stream during your holiday
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