2020 – the year ahead

If anything was clear from the end of 2019, it is that people are realising it’s time to get down to business. As the Africa International Film Festival, DISCOP Johannesburg and the Joburg Film Festival all wrapped, the talk was about getting back to basics and a focus on the fundamentals that keep the industry going

The Africa Channel launches in Canada

The Africa Channel has launched on Rogers Communications’ Ignite TV, serving viewers in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland

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

CNN’s Inside Africa visits the shnit Cape Town film festival

On the latest episode of Inside Africa, CNN International meets some of SA’s most creative minds during the SHNIT Cape Town film festival

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'…

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

New chapter for MultiChoice’s video entertainment skills development initiative

MultiChoice Group recently announced exciting changes to its filmmakers academy programme

2019 Highlights from the African Film and Television Industry

As we wrap up 2019, it’s always worthwhile to reflect back on the year and celebrate some of the highlights and successes from within the African film and TV sectors

DISCOP Johannesburg recalibrates as African marketplace evolves

The eighth edition of DISCOP Johannesburg wrapped on 22 November with a lower attendance in comparison to last year
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