In the exciting build-up to the industry focused Market program of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF), a host of interventions such as the Works in Progress program have already been announced.
In the Johannesburg edition of the international 48 Hour Film Project, locals write, shoot and edit a 4 to 7-minute film in just one weekend. The event weekend runs from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 September 2018.
The 39th Durban International Film Festival held its awards ceremony on Saturday (July 28) at Suncoast CineCentre on as filmmakers and film-lovers gathered to watch the official closing film Rafiki, directed by Wanuri Kahiu. A total of 17 awards were given out at the ceremony:
Mzansi Women's Film Festival (MWFF) is a platform to empower women filmmakers by showcasing films by women and about women, in the mix are workshops, master classes, retrospective and conversations on issues affecting Women in film and business.
Drawing its name from the Zulu word for a water spring, Isiphethu - the Durban Int'l. Film Festival's industry outreach program - kicks off July 23 with a four-day program catering to beginning, emerging and micro-budget filmmakers. By Christopher Vourlias
Organizers of the DISCOP markets have announced some of the highlights of their upcoming Zanzibar event slated to take place from 11 to 13 July, at the brand new and 100% green VERDE HOTEL, champion of sustainable development and located 2 kilometers from Stone Town.
Don Edkins, the well known and respected South African documentary filmmaker and producer based in Cape Town and founder of STEPS, is one of the Africans that were invited this week to become members of the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that votes on the Academy
The Zanzibar International Film Festival, taking place in Stone Town Zanzibar from July 7th - 15th, in collaboration with the South African High Commission in Tanzania, is proud to present a tribute to Winnie Mandela as the culmination of South Africa Day, taking place on July 15th 2018.
In line with its pan-African and Africa integration agenda, the government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Convention Bureau and Rwanda Tourism Bureau has accepted to host the 2018 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards in Kigali in September.
Jehad Kasu, Marketing & Communications Director of the Cape Town International Film Market & Festival was recently invited to the 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), where he spoke about the continuing partnership between the CTIFMF and China's Global Max Media Group.