Vibescout has become the go to destination for people looking for things to do in South Africa from movies to entertainment to events.
The latest boost local movie industries in Africa are getting is data. Comscore, the US-based media analytics company known for providing box office measurement data, is expanding operations to nine African countries where it will "capture more than 95% of all revenue and admissions."
Marvel's Avengers: Endgame film has not just shattered American and global cinema records but also box office records in South Africa, East Africa and West Africa, where it raked in respectively, a massive R34 million, kes 33 million, and N214.4 million to become the biggest industry opening weekend openin
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The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has just published its draft findings on competition in the pay-TV market. The regulator is worried about DStv owner Multichoice's dominance of the market - despite competition from the likes of Netflix. By Phillip de Wet
South Africa's local film industry is becoming a serious economic player, but for all the advances in technology, film distribution has become far more complex. Forbes Africa delves into whether theatrical releases are still feasible.
British-Nigerian actor-director Chiwetel Ejiofor said the rise of streaming platforms and a growing appetite for new voices in movies have opened the door for "epic" African stories to reach a global audience.
After a year of mixed fortunes in 2017, South Africa's cinema industry recorded a prosperous 2018 with audience attendance numbers and ad revenue stabilising and holding their own against other media types. And signs point to 2019 being an exciting year for this sector. By Michael Bratton
After a successful run at the local box office, Marche Media has closed a deal with film distribution company, Breaking Glass Pictures, granting them the American Rights to the LGBTQ musical hit Kanarie (Canary). The film will open theatrically in June, followed by a DVD & VOD release.
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