Cape Town is the South African city with the highest murder and robbery rate, so it's the logical setting for Season 2 of Die Byl, the gritty Afrikaans cop drama that is now available to binge, first on Showmax, ahead of its run on kykNET in December 2019.
- Kevin Kriedemann
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Triggerfish, in partnership with Goethe-Institut and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, has launched Triggerfish Academy, a free digital learning platform for anyone wanting to understand more about the career opportunities and how to get started in the field of animation.
A South African has taken two top prizes at the world's most prestigious young directors award event. With one of his first ever TV ads, pitted against commercials from around the world, Nare Mokgotho won gold in the Commercial category for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given ad.
Last week The Lost Botanist, co-directed by the Kokstad-raised sister and brother team of Ree and Rick Treweek, became the first virtual reality (VR) experience from Africa to screen in competition at Annecy, the world's most prestigious animation festival.
After being nominated for an International Emmy for two years in a row for her work on Is'Thunzi, South African actress Thuso Mbedu made headlines this month when she was cast as the lead in The Underground Railroad, an adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, to be
No Activity, a comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay (Vice, Succession) and Funny Or Die, has no right to be as entertaining as it is.