A coalition of artists, writers and publishers has written to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to challenge the Copyright Amendment Bill, due to be adopted by the National Council of Provinces. By Marelise van der Merwe
Is the internet going to kill the South African film industry? This is one of the many questions that delegates grappled with at the South African Film Summit at Skyrink Studios in the Johannesburg CBD on Monday and Tuesday. By Nico Gous
The United States film and television industry association and member companies have expressed their support for efforts undertaken by the South African government to transform the industry as part of efforts to redress the imbalances of the past, the trade and industry department (dti) said on Sunday.
The Motion Picture Association has raised concerns that recent changes to South Africa's tax incentive scheme and other regulatory proposals could stunt the development of the country's film industry, according to an MPA rep. By Christopher Vourlias
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a group of filmmakers to Los Angeles in the United States of America to attend the popular American Film Market (AFM) from 30 October - 7 November 2018.
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, was mandated to ensure the equitable growth of the South African film and video industry.
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture of the Republic of South Africa, announced the renewal of an agreement to establish a dedicated incentive over three years for the co-development of television projects between Can
The Film Industry Fund is supported by 37 production companies and has to date given back more than R1 million to the community of Cape Town in a responsible manner. On Mandela Day, we handed a cheque for R50 000 to Atlantic Hope based in an area where we often film.
Financing African films has always required equal parts imagination and hustle, and as the global movie industry weathers its own seismic upheaval from new financing and distribution challenges, filmmakers on the continent are learning to adapt on the fly. By Christopher Vourlias
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