Tom Cruise is filming scenes in Namibia in south-western Africa for Universal's reboot of monster movie franchise The Mummy. Director Alex Kurtzman has based the film in the UK for the past few months but is now using Namibia as a stand-in for Middle Eastern locations.
While South Africa traditionally looked to the developed North for film cooperation opportunities, the country's focus is shifting increasingly to countries in Africa and the South as new drivers of growth in the industry.
South Africa's Oscar winner Charlize Theron is leading congratulations to the cast of Mad Max Fury Road for their 10 Academy Award nominations.
"Beyond proud of George and the entire Mad Max Fury Road cast and crew! It's heartwarming to see all of the love streaming in!," the actress tweeted.
The first installment of the Mad Max: Fury Road will soon have its second prequel. In fact, director George Miller revealed that he has two ready-to-be-filmed scripts but puzzled which one to do first. "So we ended up with two scripts, without really trying," the 70-year-old producer told Top Gear.
International critics have voted Mad Max: Fury Road as their best film of the year.
Hollywood's appetite for sequels and reboots shows no sign of weakening, but "Mad Max: Fury Road" is one instance in which that's a very good thing, critics agree.
A Namibian/British/South African feature film from writer/director Perivi John Katjavivi, which is in need of your financial support, via an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and the goal is to raise $20,000 by September 08, 2014. by Tambay A. Obenson
Films collections of the Namibian Movie Collection (NMC), which was launched in November 2009, now consists of 60 Namibian films as new films are being produced in the country constantly adding to the collection.
The 8th edition of DISCOP Africa TV Market will take place from 06 to 08 November 2013 in Johannesburg. Namibia is represented by the director of AfricAvenir Windhoek, Hans-Christian Mahnke. He has been invited as a speaker at a panel discussion looking at the "Inevitable disruption of television."
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