Spier Films, the award-winning South Africa production company, is proud to have two major films premiering at this year's Silwerskerm Fees, the influential annual focus on Afrikaans cinema taking place from 22 August 2018 in Cape Town.
The 2018 edition of the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from October 9th - 19th 2018 at venues across the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town.
The list of nominees for the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) were announced at an event held at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos. The winners will be announced at the AMAA Gala in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 September. Here is the full list of Nominees:
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