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8th Annual South African Film and Television (SAFTAs) Nominees Announced


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

The long awaited moment on South Africa's entertainment calendar arrived on Wednesday evening when the 2014 nominees of South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) were announced.

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Former Carte Blanche presenter Martine Dennis joins Al Jazeera English


Issued by KEViN LiKES http://kevinlikes.com

International broadcaster Martine Dennis has joined Al Jazeera English as a news presenter. The former Carte Blanche presenter started her broadcasting career as a graduate trainee at LBC/IRN in London in 1983.

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Reminder for the Call for nominations for South African Film and Television Award Lifetime Achievers


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

The NFVF extends a call to the industry to nominate the 08th South African Film and Television Awards Lifetime Achievers. This year, the Lifetime Achievers will be revealed at a glamorous SAFTAs ceremony to be held on the 5th of April 2014.

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Filming Jozi for the world stage


Issued by Independent Newspaper Ltd http://www.tonight.co.za

When The Jozi Film Festival started two years ago, it was created as a platform for Joburg filmmakers and to showcase films about the city and as co-founder Lisa Henry points out that in that time they did screen international films, as long as th

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Call for submissions of proposals to provide Training for the Sediba Directors Programme


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

The NFVF, a national film body set up by government to grow and develop the South African Film and Television industry, funds and manages the Sediba Directors' Programme.

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67th Cannes International Film Festival call for attendance applications


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) invites filmmakers who will be participating at and are attending the 65th Cannes International Film Festival to apply for funding for markets and festivals attendance.

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Ford Anglia charms in new SA film


Issued by Independent Newspaper Ltd http://www.tonight.co.za

Donnalee Roberts is surprised by the overwhelmingly positive response to the use of a Ford Anglia in Pad Na Jou Hart. People say 'what a lovely little car'. It’s something we didn’t even realise how much attention this car would draw.

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The Bag on my Back at Jozi Film Festival


Issued by National Film and Video Foundation http://www.nfvf.co.za

Local documentary The Bag on my Back will screen at this year's Jozi Film Festival that is taking place from 21 – 23 February 2014. The screening date for The bag on my Bag is Sunday 23 February at Killarney Mall Cine-Centre at 11h00.

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3D Short Film Course presented by Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking


Issued by Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking http://www.bigfish.org.za

Learn the basics of 3D wildlife television production, an introduction to stereoscopic theory via 'hands on' 3D camera and editing workshops to a mini 3D project of your own that will be screened at critiqued at the end.

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Local comedy receives honours at Best Shorts Competition in USA


Issued by On Air Media http://www.onairmedia.tv

South African comedy pilot 'Six Ways To Die' has received an Award Of Merit at The Best Shorts Competition in the USA. Directed by comedy guru Louw Venter and created by Late Night News writer Christopher Steenkamp.

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