The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax's first original drama, wrapped in November after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019.
- Kevin Kriedemann
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Ever wondered how Dragon Ball Z or the latest Pixar movie was animated, Africa's leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the principles of animation and the tools they need to make their first short film with just a smartphone, an internet connection and
Berlin Syndrome is now streaming first and only on Showmax, continuing the platform's run of exclusive, critically acclaimed arthouse hit films like Raw and A Ghost Story, two of critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' highest rated films of 2017.
After winning seven international awards and screening at over 60 international festivals, Triggerfish's short film Belly Flop is now on YouTube.
Based on the continued success of local content on its platform, Showmax has been ramping up its catalogue with a steady stream of South African classics recently, from Oscar entries Noem My Skollie and Thina Sobabili to two-time International Emmy nominee Is'Thunzi to Vaya
Shot in South Africa with Film Afrika, The Last Post is a six-part BBC One series set against the backdrop of the creation of an independent Yemen: a close-up view of army life set in the heat, glamour and extreme danger of Aden in the swinging sixties.