The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites prominent film and television producers to apply for the planned Inward Investment Mission (IIM) to South Africa aimed at promoting co-productions in animated series, feature films, documentaries and television series.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) found that the chief executive of the Gauteng Film Commission (GFC), Andile Mbeki, was still taking home a salary package of more than R1 million despite being placed on suspension for more than a year.
It's been years since the government formed the Kenya Film Commission (KFC), but so far it has done nothing to change the industry in Kenya, according to players. By Hilary Kimuyu
Karen Harris from the University of Pretoria offered an insightful look into South Africa's potential to thrive as a film culture destination.
South Africa is emerging as a big player in the global film business and behind the country's blockbuster boom is Cape Town Film Studios (CTFS). The CFTS nestled just out from town in charming, rural surroundings has become a sought-after destination for filmmakers around the world.
Black Panther took in over R16.8 million at the South African box office with nearly 200 000 attendances for its opening weekend.
Cape Town and the Western Cape's Film and Media Promotion Unit, located in Wesgro, extends our gratitude to the many companies in the industry taking innovative steps to become water resilient.
It's an industry most people never get to see in action but brings millions of dollars into Africa each year. Movies are fast becoming big business with the value of the rand making it even more attractive. American producer Dexter Davis is here to find African talent and turn them into Hollywood stars.
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for cycle 3 funding applications for January 2018.