Electronic Arts and Neill Blomkamp, the Academy Award-nominated South African director of District 9, Elysium, and Chappie have revealed that they have collaborated on Conviction, an original live-action short-film based on BioWare's Anthem.
The 2019 nominations for The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) were announced late last week, and for the first time in the 13-year history of the awards, a TV series produced for a video-on-demand service was in contention. The result was a surprise boost to streaming service Showmax.
The NFVF in collaboration with KZN Film Commission (KZNFC), the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and North West Culture Art and Traditional Affairs (CATA), is pleased to announce that the call to submit proposals for the Female Filmmaker Project is now open.
MultiChoice took an early lead at The South African Film and Television Awards as the most nominated broadcaster overall, with 149 SAFTA nominations. These included the most nominated shows in all major categories: feature film, TV comedy, TV drama, soap, and telenovela.
The South African Film and Television Awards is an annual South African awards ceremony hosted by the National Film and Video Foundation, to honour creative excellence in the local film and television industry as assessed by the volunteer judges.
Is the internet going to kill the South African film industry? This is one of the many questions that delegates grappled with at the South African Film Summit at Skyrink Studios in the Johannesburg CBD on Monday and Tuesday. By Nico Gous
Proudly presented by Animation SA, the star-studded programme has been announced for the eighth Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF), which takes place from 8 to 10 March 2019 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.
Filming is underway on Showmax's first travel show Trippin' With Skhumba.
Sphere Custom brings the ICA / PVA Video System Calibration Certification course to South Africa. Greg Loewen, founding member of the PVA, who has been a respected authority in the video industry relating to standards, calibration, and setup for almost two decades will be teaching the course.
The Girl From St Agnes, the first Showmax Original drama, broke an important record on its debut on the service yesterday. The number of unique viewers in the first 24 hours exceeded that of the previous record-holder, the Showmax Original comedy series Tali's Wedding Diary.
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