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An Africa Screenwriter’s Residency

Issued by Karen Son National Film and Video Foundation

Urucu Media announced the call for submissions for REALNESS, a Pan African screenwriter’s residency. Thus far over 80 submissions have been received, with 40% of them coming from outside of South Africa.

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Wesgro welcomes acclaimed director Bobby Roth for Film Masterclass in the City

Issued by Monica Rorvik Wesgro - The official Tourim, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency of the Western Cape, South Africa

Wesgro Film and Media Promotion hosted acclaimed Los Angeles-based director Bobby Roth at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town, on 30 January.

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Egg directors going steady with happy clients

Issued by Kerry Hosford Egg Films

Egg Films’ New Year’s resolution was to avoid any one-night stands in 2016 (with the possible exception of their Loeries party).

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Business Model Canvas Workshops 2016 - Call for Participants

Issued by Documentary Fil... Documentary Filmmakers Association

Are you a producer or filmmaker who is faced with the challenge of raising money for your next project? Are you unsure how your project or production company can make sense to investors?

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Gangbé Brass Band bring Afrobeat to Al Jazeera

Issued by Kevin Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

Witness: Gangbé Afrobeats follows the exuberant Gangbé Brass Band as they set off on a pilgrimage from their homes in Benin to perform with Femi Kuti at The Shrine in Lagos, Nigeria.

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African premiere, Oscar nominees and award-winners for Cape Town International Animation Festival

Issued by Stacey Pearson Touchvision

The Cape Town International Animation Festival has announced an African premiere, multiple award winners and Oscar nominees as part of the line up for their fifth festival.

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Top SA Movie Producer will expose AFDA PE film students to the “real world” of the industry

Issued by Earle Holmes AFDA

André Scholtz, who has produced and co-produced more than 27 full length South African feature films since 1976, as well as 7 television drama and comedy series for the SABC, M-Net and kykNET, has recently been appointed as the Head of Film at the

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AFDA Filmmaker shortlisted for Oscar nomination

Issued by Earle Holmes AFDA

Nathan Rice, a student at AFDA Durban, said he was extremely humbled that he was shortlisted for a nomination.

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Murrumu Walubara

Al Jazeera documentary: Former Australian political correspondent founds an independent indigenous nation

Issued by Kevin Kriedemann KEViN LiKES

Witness: Creating A Nation is the story of Murrumu Walubara, the foreign minister of Yidindji, an independent indigenous nation in northern Australia.

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Vibrant SA Film Ayanda to stream on Netflix and DSTV Box Office

Issued by Karen Son National Film and Video Foundation

South African film Ayanda, which was acquired for distribution in the US, is now available in the US and Canada from on-demand Internet streaming media company Netflix through Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Distribution.

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