Film Festivals South Africa

M-Net wins big at Saftas 2017

M-Net’s local content investment strategy paid off when its channels collectively won 36 Golden Horns, scooping some of the biggest awards : Most Popular Soap, Best Soap, Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature, Best Achievement in Scriptwriting, and Best Achievement in Directing-Feature Film at the 11

South Africa bags 5 awards at AMVCA 2017

The fifth annual AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards crowned the best in African film and television talent in Lagos, Nigeria. The ceremony, which was broadcast live across the continent was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Minnie Dlamini for a second year in a row.

List of 2017 SAFTAs Nominations

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has announced the nominees for its 2017 #SAFTAs11 South African Film and Television Awards at a breakfast in Bryanston. Over 400 production companies submitted their work for entries.

RapidLion 2017 Kicks Off

From the 5 March to the 12 March RapidLion 2017 also known as The South African International Film Festival will bring 140 films from 40 countries to The Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg.

2017 Saftas again marred by TV boycott

Controversy is swirling around the upcoming 11th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) as the country's soaps, including last year’s winner, are once again boycotting the awards show, slamming the Saftas as "just not fair". by Thinus Ferreira 2003 - 2017