Polish TV feels the pinch

In yet another example of how the recession is affecting all corners of the globe, Polish private broadcast group TVN, which has 14 channels, has retrenched 20 staff members as well as an undisclosed number of contract workers.

Ross Video opens EMEA headquarters at Pinewood Studios

Production technology providers Ross Video announced the opening of the company’s latest facility in the west of London...

DFM raises African film profile

Twenty African projects (10 feature films and 10 documentaries) will be pitched to leading international financiers, sales agents, co-producers and funding organisations from Africa, Asia, Europe, and north America, at the Finance Forum of the 2nd Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place in Durban, South Africa from 22 to 25 July...

Official DFM project selection for the 7th Durban FilmMart

Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for this year's Durban FilmMart...

Day of the promo

A new category - Best Weekly Wonder - has been added to the already substantial list of categories for the PromaxBDA Africa Awards, which takes place on 26 October at...

Calling All Documentaries

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is calling for entries from local and international filmmakers for its 12th edition

MIPTV keynote speakers for Producers’ Forum

Rodolphe Belmer, COO, Canal+, and David Frank, CEO, Zodiak Media Group, will present keynotes on Monday 4 April, kicking off the MIPTV 2011 Producers' Forum. MIPTV runs from 4 to 7 April, in Cannes.

SA short win Africa in Motion award

SA filmmaker Paul Emmauel has won the 2nd annual Africa in Motion (AiM) short film competition with his silent and visually stunning experimental documentary 3SAI: A Rite of Passage.

SA actor judging International Emmys

Capetonian actor Sean Cameron Michael was recently invited by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to participate in the first round of judging for the Best Performance by an Actor category for the 2012 International Emmy Awards, which recognizes excellence in international television programming.

Hollywood films set to fall by a third

The number of films being produced by Hollywood is set to fall by more than a third according to a report in the guardian.co.uk
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