Golden Globes loom

Hollywood’s 2010 awards season gets underway on 17 January, when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will present its annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

First-time nominees dominate DGA Awards

On 9 January, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for the year 2006.

Hood’s new film premieres at Toronto

The new film from South African Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi') premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on 7 September.

NFVF seeks tender proposals

The National Film and Video Foundation is seeking proposals for an audience research tender...

Big Fish film student wins international award

Lesego Lediga, a first-year graduate of Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking, won the Best Short Film award at the Montreal International Black Film Festival...

Sudanese films to screen in US

MARTIN CHEMHERE writes.Sudanese director Taghreed Elsanhouri’s films Our Beloved Sudan and Sudan in Two have been selected to participate as video installations in the internationally acclaimed Lines of Control exhibition in Ithaca, New York.

Hopes that WGA strike may end

A wave of optimism swept over Hollywood on Saturday (2 February) when it became apparent that after a week of informal talks between the Writers Guild of America...

70mm films at Berlin

Over 20 films including Lawrence of Arabia, Ben Hur and 2001: A Space Odyssey, will be screened in the Retrospective section of the Berline International Film...

Taiwan comes to SA cinemas

Cinema Nouveau screened by Fish Eagle will host the Taiwan Film Festival which runs from 12 to 18 September in Johannesburg (Rosebank Nouveau) and 19 to 25 September in Cape Town (V&A Waterfront Nouveau). The Festival is presented by the Taipei Liaison Office.

NFVF congratulates Life, Above All

South Africa’s National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has issued a statement congratulating the makers of the local feature film Life, Above All, for advancing to the top nine in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 83rd Academy Awards (Oscars).
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