French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Jason Njoku in 2010 and backed by $45 million in VC, IROKOtv boasts the largest online catalog of Nollywood film content in the world.
Forty years after its original release, South African audiences will get the chance to experience Apocalypse Now: Final Cut, a never-before-seen and newly restored cut of Coppola's spectacular cinematic masterpiece in a way which the director believes "looks better than it has ever looked and sounds better
The African Virtual Reality creates movies that you can experience from inside the story, by putting on a VR headset. We have shown our past projects at over 80 film festivals, art galleries and events worldwide, including a travelling pop-up exhibition tour across Africa.
Christiaan Olwagen's 80's musical drama, Canary (Kanarie), starring comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout, will be celebrating its theatrical release in Los Angeles at the Leammle Glendale theatre on Friday, 7 June, followed by a release on DVD and VOD on 18 June.
Netflix has signaled that Africa holds massive untapped potential for their expansion -- and even Thierry Fremaux recognizes the continent is about to have a filmmaking explosion. By Tambay Obenson
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
I am Jokfu Nkewir Peter AKA Montana Peters CEO of Sumit Productions Cameroon and we have movies which are ready for the market. So looking for potential distributors who can join us put this massive mine blowing movie out to the world.
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
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