SABC honours Pete Knevitt

Pete Knevitt will be taking his final bow from broadcasting, at the end of September 2019, after having served SABC, the public broadcaster, with distinction, since 12 January 1977

Kwesé pay-TV arm put into administration

As reported by Rebecca Hawkes from Rapid TV News, “African pay-TV operator Econet Media is to begin talks with creditors to rescue its Kwesé satellite TV business after it was put into administration.”

M-Net partners with Cinemax and ZDF for the six-part adaptation of Deon Meyer’s Trackers

The television adaptation of internationally acclaimed author Deon Meyer’s crime novel Trackers marks the beginning of a new era in high-end African storytelling

Young filmmakers shine in prime-time broadcast slot

Graduates of M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy had two of their films premiere on the big screen in front of a select audience

Netflix starts production on first African original, Queen Sono

Netflix has started production on its first original African series, 'Queen Sono', an action-packed spy thriller produced by Johannesburg-based Diprente

TAC Studios co-produces four new series across Africa

TAC Studios, the production arm of US-based the Africa Channel, announced four new series being produced in Africa for the global marketplace

Quizzical Pictures looking to start a past intern network

Over the last five years, the internship programme has been run with the help of the MICT Seta and the NFVF

GroupM launches the Africa Media Index

GroupM launched the ‘Africa Media Index’, its inaugural study on the media landscape in Africa, on 23 May in Johannesburg

Iconic South African series Yizo Yizo now available on Viu SA

As part of its licence agreement with the SAB), Viu has gained exclusive digital rights to a selection of SA’s favourite shows including the highly popular Yizo Yizo

First major local title to be released on Vodacom’s Video Play platform

Vodacom’s video-on-demand service, Video Play, has announced Riaad Moosa’s comedy special, Life Begins, as its first major local title on the platform
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