The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) will be launching the South African Video on Demand (VOD) site at Durban International Film Festival in July.
Nearly two years after launching its on-demand service, Naspers’ South African streamer Showmax has begun production on its first original series. By Christopher Vourlias
Flourishing Films has acquired worldwide rights outside of Africa for “She Is King,” a heart-warming musical about a young singer from the South African countryside hoping to make it big in Johannesburg. By Christopher Vourlias
Three groups are in a major battle for pay-TV subscriber eyeballs in Africa, a new report by London-based company Digital TV Research has revealed. Researcher Simon Murray discusses what he found out. by Glenda Nevillon
A hearing will start involving a complaint brought by the Competition Commission in 2009 in which it alleges that Primedia’s Ster-Kinekor Theatres and Avusa’s Nu-Metro Entertainment (Pty) Ltd "engaged in market allocation with regards to lease agreements at the V&A Waterfront shopping complex".
Local film The Wound has added to its resounding international success with a multi-million rand distribution deal in France.
DStv’s popular movie rental service, BoxOffice, is making history with its first-ever exclusive release of a local film. The new film Droomdag, produced under the kyKNET Film banner, premiered on BoxOffice instead of following the normal distribution path from cinema to rental to TV.
Netflix doesn’t want to answer questions over its unpaid licence fee in South Africa already accumulating to R1.59m since the video streaming service rolled out its service in South Africa and across Africa since January 2016. by Thinus Ferreira
Less than two weeks after its release, locally produced film "Keeping up with the Kandasamys" has earned millions at cinemas across South Africa. The comedy, which was released on March 3, was sold out during its opening weekend, and earned R1.6-million from 26 cinemas.
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