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The 6 best South African shows, movies on Showmax this October
The 6 best South African shows, movies on Showmax this OctoberArticle

Trackers, Dominee Tienie, Someone to Blame, Axis Mundi, Zog, Ellen and more...

28 Oct 2019

Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in Maboneng
Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in MabonengArticle

Woke In Progress, Showmax's second Original scripted comedy, is now shooting in Johannesburg...

Issued by Showmax 9 Oct 2019

Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
#DesignIndaba2019: We need to believe in African mermaidsArticle

It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media Africa
#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media AfricaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads
Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new headsArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively...

4 Oct 2018

Wanuri Kahiu | © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Wanuri Kahiu announced as speakerArticle

Renowned filmmaker and author Wanuri Kahiu has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

Juanita Pienaar 13 Aug 2018

Zwelethu Radebe directs choose-your-own-ending Twitter series for Ford Fiesta
Zwelethu Radebe directs choose-your-own-ending Twitter series for Ford FiestaArticle

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe directed The Independent State of Nandi, a choose-your-own-ending series of short films brought to Twitter from inside the all-new Ford Fiesta...

Issued by Egg Films 8 Aug 2018

The ZIFF Ladima Adiaha Award for New Moon.
Developing Africa's women filmmakersArticle

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists...

17 Jul 2018

Zwelethu Radebe directs new Mutzig beer ad
Zwelethu Radebe directs new Mutzig beer adArticle

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe directed Batik Success, M&C Saatchi Africa's new ad for Mutzig beer...

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jun 2018

African TV series competition finalists announced
African TV series competition finalists announcedArticle

The Africa Channel has announced the 20 finalists in the competition for Best TV Series entered into the inaugural Zanzibar TV Series Festival and Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF)...

12 Jun 2018

Record entries for Zanzibar International Film Festival
Record entries for Zanzibar International Film FestivalArticle

Official selection announced for the Zanzibar International Film Festival after record number of entries...

30 May 2018

#Africa #Tanzania #Zanzibar #film #womeninfilm @DISCOPmarkets
Supporting women filmmakers in AfricaArticle

A history of African women in film will be presented at the DISCOP Zanzibar and Africa in Motion Film Festival (AiM) in Zanzibar this year...

12 Apr 2018

The Africa Channel presents inaugural TV Series Festival at Ziff 2018
The Africa Channel presents inaugural TV Series Festival at Ziff 2018Article

The Africa Channel, the largest broadcaster of Africa-themed content in North America, has been announced as the official sponsor of the inaugural TV Series Festival 2018...

3 Apr 2018

Next Gen programme at Discop Zanzibar
Next Gen programme at Discop ZanzibarArticle

Discop Zanzibar has announced the preliminary backbone of the Next Gen knowledge-transfer and development programme...

28 Mar 2018

A new TV content festival announced
A new TV content festival announcedArticle

ZIFF and DISCOP Zanzibar add TV series festival to the category line-up...

12 Feb 2018

Zanzibar's famous Stone Town. © mirco1 via
Focus on Africa's film industry growsArticle

The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar...

23 Nov 2017

Zanzibar film festival open for entries
Zanzibar film festival open for entriesArticle

The 21st annual Zanzibar International Film Festival announces the opening of submissions for competition and screening for 2018...

27 Oct 2017

Zwelethu Radebe wins four awards in three weeks
Zwelethu Radebe wins four awards in three weeksArticle

July has been good to Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe, who's taken home four awards in the last three weeks...

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jul 2017

Zanzibar hosts international filmmakers
Zanzibar hosts international filmmakersArticle

This year the Zanzibar International Film Festival celebrates 20 years with the theme “Finding Joy”...

5 Jun 2017

Ziff 2015 winners announced
Ziff 2015 winners announcedArticle

On Friday, 24 July 2015, as part of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015, the Zuku Bongo movie awards ceremony took place and the winners were announced. On Sunday, 26 July, the ZIFF 2015 Awards were announced...

31 Jul 2015

South African films to feature at ZIFF
South African films to feature at ZIFFArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival will host a series of events focused on South Africa that will include a range of South African guests including actress Leleti Khumalo...

3 Jul 2015

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced
Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announcedArticle

Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

1 Jul 2015

ZIFF 2015 launches European African Film Festival Award
ZIFF 2015 launches European African Film Festival AwardArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will feature an inaugural European African Film Festivals Award, a special prize dedicated to East African filmmakers...

19 Jun 2015

ZIFF 2015 presents Mini Ziff Bongo Movies Festival, dhow races
ZIFF 2015 presents Mini Ziff Bongo Movies Festival, dhow racesArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will stage the Mini ZIFF Bongo Movies Festival on 12 June 2015, as part of the Festival of the Dhow Countries, which take place in both Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

9 Jun 2015

ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwriters
ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwritersArticle

Applications are open for entries to Maisha Lab for its Screenwriting Laboratory during the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015...

3 Jun 2015

21 ICONS documentary a contender at Zanzibar International Film Festival
21 ICONS documentary a contender at Zanzibar International Film FestivalArticle

21 ICONS South Africa, an annual collection of photographs and short films of South Africans, has been shortlisted from 329 motion pictures submitted for entry at the 2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), taking place 18-26 July...

12 May 2015

fastjet becomes official airline partner of ZIFF
fastjet becomes official airline partner of ZIFFArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015 has entered into a partnership with fastjet, which will enable travellers to attend the festival...

11 Mar 2015

Online film submissions for ZIFF 2015 now open
Online film submissions for ZIFF 2015 now openArticle

The 18th edition of ZIFF will take place from 18-26 July 2015, and for the first time ever, will be accepting film submissions online via the festhome.com web platform...

14 Oct 2014

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014 announces lineup
Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014 announces lineupArticle

The 17th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, which kicks off on 14 June 2014, will screen 79 films in the 10-day festival foregrounding films from Africa and the Dhow Countries.

9 Jun 2014

ZIFF celebrates 17th edition, 20 years of SA democracy
ZIFF celebrates 17th edition, 20 years of SA democracyArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will be celebrating its 17th edition as well as 20 years of democracy in SA on 14 June 2014.

29 May 2014

Zuku TV's original content strategy pays off
Zuku TV's original content strategy pays offArticle

In 2012, the Pay TV market became a great deal more competitive but with DStv Multichoice having acquired most of the existing exciting content, the challenge has been for challengers to come up with different content. This week saw one of the challengers (Zuku TV) sell one of the series it has commissioned - Tales from the Bush Larder - to Fox International.

30 Jan 2013

AITEC roots for the promotion of Africa's creative industry
AITEC roots for the promotion of Africa's creative industryArticle

Broadcasters and filmmakers in Africa will gather in Nairobi, Kenya at the fourth annual Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) conference from 10-11 July 2012. Sean Moroney, chairman of AITEC Africa, organisers of the BFMA Conference, answers questions about the role of BFMA in developing Africa's creative content industry.

Walter Wafula 27 Jun 2012

BFMA Conference set for July in Nairobi
BFMA Conference set for July in NairobiArticle

The fourth annual Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) Conference, hosted by AITEC Africa is set to take place from 10-11 July 2012 at the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

19 Jun 2012

AITEC Africa to host 2012 BFMA conference in Nairobi
AITEC Africa to host 2012 BFMA conference in NairobiArticle

The 2012 Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) conference, hosted by AITEC Africa, is set to take place from 10-11 July 2012 at the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi. The conference is aimed at evaluating opportunities for growth in the industry.

14 May 2012

SA film shines at Zanzibar festivalArticle

South African film Themba: A boy called Hope, directed by Pretoria-born Stefanie Sycholt, has scooped the Unicef Child Rights Award at the 2010 Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF).

Janine Erasmus 16 Aug 2010

Steve Newman "Fun with Spirit" live at The Forge
Steve Newman "Fun with Spirit" live at The ForgeArticle

Legendary acoustic guitarist Steve Newman of Tananas teams up with Greg Georgiades and Ashish Joshi to record a new album "Fun with Spirit" in front of live audience at The Forge, Kalk Bay on Thursday 2, Friday 3, Saturday 4 April at 8.30pm and Sunday 5 April at 7pm.

24 Mar 2009

11th Zanzibar International Film Festival at a 'cultural crossroads'Article

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) presents the 11th Festival of the Dhow Countries commencing next week from 11-20 July 2008. An open invitation is extended to the international community of filmmakers, media professionals, performers, artists and all visitors to the spice islands of Zanzibar, Tanzania.

3 Jul 2008

Outdoor advertising gives ZIFF extra zip
Outdoor advertising gives ZIFF extra zipArticle

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), established in 1997, is a unique initiative for the sustained preservation and development of the region's rich cultural heritage and the work of contemporary artists. Outdoor advertising forms a major component in promoting the event.

30 Aug 2007

Celebrating water and dreams at the 10th Zanzibar Film Festival
Celebrating water and dreams at the 10th Zanzibar Film FestivalArticle

The 10th annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), a multi-disciplinary art and cultural showcase, kicks off its 'Celebration of Waters and Dreams' on Friday, 29 June. Attendants can look forward to 10 days of art, discussions, workshops, entertainment and networking, with over 80 films from more than 25 countries on the line-up.

28 Jun 2007

Pitch Fever nominated for SAFTA awardArticle

A documentary film about the participation of six The Big Issue vendors in the first-ever Homeless World Cup in Austria has been nominated for a Golden Horn Award, the inaugural awards of the South African Film and Television Association. Pitch Fever is an inspiring, funny and heart-warming South African story about the unemployed men's experiences of hope, hard work and sporting success - and of finding the hero within.

23 Oct 2006

Clear Channel partners with Zanzibar International Film Festival
Clear Channel partners with Zanzibar International Film FestivalArticle

For the second year running, Clear Channel Outdoor have sponsored all outdoor advertising relating to the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) in Tanzania, an initiative for the sustained preservation and development of the region's rich cultural heritage and the work of contemporary artists.

11 Jul 2006

The Gauteng Film Office strikes gold with huge overseas film deal into SAArticle

At Sithengi 2003 last week the Gauteng Film Office (GFO) made a major announcement to the industry about their most successful initiative to date, which will significantly and drastically change the face of South Africa's film industry.

Issued by Cutting Edge 25 Nov 2003

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