The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town...
13 Jun 2018
The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...
Leigh Andrews 21 May 2018
For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.
Lerato Serumula 19 Feb 2018
AfriDocs, the free streaming platform for the best documentaries in Africa is presenting the unique film project 'Colours of the Alphabet' for streaming for free for 30 days...
13 Feb 2018
The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...
6 Feb 2018
Six African short films are in the running to win an Oscar, selected from 63 qualifying films...
22 Jan 2018
Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...
5 Dec 2017
Africa's first all-Africa movie review platform calls for collaboration to showcase and crowdsource the best African-made movies to a local and global audience...
7 Nov 2017
A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge...
15 Aug 2017
The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...
27 Nov 2014
Cities around the world all have one particular thing in common - they are made up of people. The problem is though that most cities have not been built to accommodate people - but to accommodate cars and traffic. (video)
Ilse van den Berg 26 Feb 2014
The winners of the second season of the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition have been announced. The awards presentation ceremony themed 'Lions Rising' will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 February 2014.
24 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
The recently released 'Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom' has received three Golden Globe nominations.
13 Dec 2013
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
20 Nov 2013
According to UNESCO, 80% of audio-visual archives are endangered after five to 10 years, if they are not backed up. Most radio stations started in the 1960s and most TV stations in the 1970s. However, a great deal of what they have produced has been lost, either through lack of care or appropriate equipment or limited storage space.
11 Sep 2013
LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.
9 Sep 2013
Let's get some facts straight on the effective banning of the film, Of Good Report*, which was due to open the Durban International Film Festival - 18-28 July.
Anton Harber 30 Jul 2013
The DFM takes place from 19-22 July 2013 during the Durban International Film Festival and promises an exciting programme of masterclasses and networking opportunities.
10 Jun 2013
The 11th edition of the shnit International shortfilmfestival will be held 2-6 October 2013, in Cape Town, as well as Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Buenos Aires, the US, Nigeria, Egypt, Costa Rica and Singapore. International submissions are open for films of all genres, with a total length up to 40 minutes.
6 May 2013
I believe this year will be a positive one for cinema in South Africa, with a variety of influential trends taking hold of the industry. Digitalisation, 3D, blockbusters, increased attendance and on-the-mark cinema campaigns are all sure to contribute to a successful year.
Ryan Williams 29 Jan 2013
The Afrinolly Shortfilm Competition, launched late last week, offers budding filmmakers and documentary/animation content creators the opportunity to win prizes in a competition valued at US$100 000.
6 Nov 2012
The inaugural Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF) will run in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-11 November 2012, introducing the best of African cinema to African audiences.
25 Oct 2012
South Africa's cinema exhibitor, Ster-Kinekor, is now available as an Android app for free download on Samsung GALAXY smartphones and is exclusive to the Samsung App store for three months.
2 Jul 2012