Movie rights to Zirk van den Berg's period novel Half of One Thing have been optioned by independent producer Neil Sonnekus of New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films. The deal was negotiated by Aoife Lennon-Ritchie of the Lennon-Ritchie Agency.
An Australian zoologist is reintroducing orphaned and abused orangutans back into the Indonesian forest with a groundbreaking "Jungle School," according to an upcoming documentary on Al Jazeera.
Named Best Documentary from the Arab World at Abu Dhabi Film Festival, The Wanted 18 is the astonishing true story of how 18 cows were pursued by the Israeli army and became a symbol of the First Intifada.
A year after opening an Australian office, South African film and television production company Coal Stove Pictures has won two Australian film awards. By Sue Blaine
Chau: Beyond the Lines, nominated as Best Short Documentary at this year's Oscars, will screen on Al Jazeera English on 2 March 2015 at 1830 SAST.
Witness: Creating A Nation is the story of Murrumu Walubara, the foreign minister of Yidindji, an independent indigenous nation in northern Australia. The documentary screens on Al Jazeera English on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 1830 SAST.
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom was awarded the Best Film prize at the International Film Festival of Resistance in Tehran, Iran.
Jim McElroy, producer of The Year of Living Dangerously and Sea Patrol, has turned to Kickstarter to crowd-fund the final piece of his financing puzzle for a South Africa-Australian co-production. The new film Zebras, directed by Mao's Last Dancer's Bruce Beresford and written by David Williamson.
The successful run of Kamaleswar Mukherjee's magnum opus "Chander Pahar" has kindled interest among tourists, especially Bengali, about South Africa as a destination.