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New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced
New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has revealed who won the NYF Best of Show Award and more...

15 Jul 2021

Young Guns Colorful finalists
COLORFUL finalists get free entry to Young Guns 19

The One Club has announced the finalists of the COLORFUL programme, a prelude to the Young Guns 19 competition...

7 Jul 2021

'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality
'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

23 Jun 2021

Banning African films like Rafiki and Inxeba doesn't diminish their influence
Banning African films like Rafiki and Inxeba doesn't diminish their influence

Social media and internet forums function as an important space of contestation for issues relating to queer identities. This is evident in reactions to two fairly recent queer-themed African films, one from South Africa - Inxeba/The Wound - and the other from Kenya - Rafiki...

By Gibson Ncube 23 Jun 2021

Aïcha Macky's Zinder wins the Adiaha Award at Encounters 2021
Aïcha Macky's Zinder wins the Adiaha Award at Encounters 2021

Nigerien filmmaker Aïcha Macky won the The Adiaha Award for her film Zinder. The Ladima Foundation presented Macky with the award at the 2021 Encounters South African International Documentary Festival...

22 Jun 2021

Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda
Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda

Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

11 Jun 2021

Locarno Film Fest announces the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy
Locarno Film Fest announces the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy

In collaboration with the Realness Institute of Africa, Locarno Film Festival has announced the introduction of the Southern Africa-Locarno Industry Academy...

9 Jun 2021

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The power of inclusive portrayal in advertising

On 27 May 2021, Kantar, in partnership with Affectiva, presented a webinar on how inclusive portrayal in advertising is important for the progression of media...

By Emily Stander 28 May 2021

Africa Month: KZN Film Commission to hold a roundtable on film in Africa post-Covid-19
Africa Month: KZN Film Commission to hold a roundtable on film in Africa post-Covid-19

To mark Africa Month, the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) will hold a roundtable discussion on the state of film on the continent post-Covid-19. This discussion will take place on Monday, 31 May 2021 from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm (SAS)...

27 May 2021

Celebrate Africa Day by exploring the continent's rich film history on Showmax
Celebrate Africa Day by exploring the continent's rich film history on Showmax

There's no single story that captures the diversity and wonder of Africa, but whatever you're in the mood for, Showmax has a movie or a show for you...

Issued by Showmax 21 May 2021

BET Africa partners with KZN Film Commission
BET Africa partners with KZN Film Commission

With the aim of bringing authentic local stories to screen for audiences across Africa, BET Africa and KZN Film Commission (KZNFC) have formed a partnership...

4 May 2021

All the 2021 Oscar winners!
All the 2021 Oscar winners!

The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

26 Apr 2021

Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment
Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment

Fame Week Africa 2021 is set to showcase the continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment from 13 to 15 September 2021...

25 Mar 2021

All the 2021 Oscar nominations
All the 2021 Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

16 Mar 2021

2021 Golden Globes: All the winners
2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

1 Mar 2021

Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021
Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Azelda Olivier has won the South African National Award for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The National Awards programme is an initiative set up by the World Photography Organisation and Sony to support local photographic communities around the world, with 53 countries taking part this year...

10 Feb 2021

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021
Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021

Fame Week Africa will take the form of a three day hybrid virtual and physical experience for the film, art, media and entertainment industries in Cape Town in 2021...

11 Dec 2020

International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony
International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony

On Friday, 27 November, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) was finally able to celebrate its first official awards ceremony of The Lockdown Edition of the ITFFA 2020 at the Radisson Red Hotel, V&A Waterfront...

3 Dec 2020

Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA
Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Realness Institute's Episodic Lab will be looking for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa with authentic and original stories of all genres...

30 Nov 2020



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