The UK Film Council announced on Tuesday, 5 December that Colin Brown has been appointed British Film Commissioner.
The nominees for the annual Independent Spirit Awards (the "Oscars' for the international "indie' film industry) were announced last week.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz won the Best Actress Award at the European Film Acadmey European Film Awards held in Warsaw, Poland on 2 December, for her role in Pedro Almadovar’s Volver. Almodovar won the Best Director award for the same film, which was the People’s Choice winner.
The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has announced that it will co-present, with the South African Embassy in Iran, the 1st South African Film Festival in Tehran, from 4 to 7 December 2006.
We bring to the attention of our readers, the following call for assistance from BusinessFilm Productions in Paris, France, who had $1.5m worth of HD camera gear, decks, and lenses stolen at the end of June 2006 by a group of criminals posing as clients. The theft took place in Paris, at the Orly airport.
In response to the call from Cape Town agencies for stronger animation requirements, Masters and Savant has opened up shop in Cape Town to meet these increasing needs
The European Television Guild has compiled a report on applications to South Africa Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) for new pay TV licences.
Over three months ago, the NFVF announced two innovative short film contests in a bid to provide a voice for women filmmakers and black filmmakers using indigenous languages
Sentech CEO, Dr Sebiletso Mokane-Matabane has been awarded Top ICT Business Woman in Africa 2006 at The African ICT Achievers Awards held in Sandton on 25 November 2006
Moneypenny Services, a niche accounting and financial software and services provider to the film and entertainment industry, recently appointed Johanna McDowell as a director in South Africa.