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19 May 2013: The National Film and Video Foundation’s CEO Zama Mkosi and Kenya Film Commission’s CEO Peter Muthie on Sunday 19th May 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Where The Road Runs Out, is directed by Rudolf Buitendach (Dark Hearts) and starring Ivorian born actor & Cesar award winner Isaach De Bankole (Casino Royale, The Diving Bell & The Butterfly), South African actor & SAG nominee Stelio Savante (A Million Colours, Ugly Betty) and Saturn award nominee Juliet Landau (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Ed Wood).
DURBAN, South Africa – Durban is set to reclaim its title as one of the world’s premier surfing destinations with the launch of a new international competition, the Surfing and Jet Ski Competition by the South African Maritime Safety Association.
International "script doctor" Miguel Machalski will be working this week with the Durban team that developed and co-produced the award-winning feature film, Izulu Lami (My Secret Sky), to develop the script of its follow-up film, Muti Dot Mobi.
The countdown to Mediatech 2013 has started and anticipation for the top brands and services on offer this year in broadcast, film and production has begun to build. Professionals involved with content creation and production across various mediums through to transmission can look forward to a dynamic experience and an opportunity to engage with the latest in cutting edge technology.
The festival opened last night amid the heavy rain with the screening of 'The Great Gatsby' starring Leonardo DeCaprio
14 May 2013: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) will lead the presence of the South African delegation at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival which is scheduled to take place from the 15th to the 26th of May 2013. Cannes is an annual prestigious film festival that sees the international film community coming together to network and showcase projects from various countries in over the world.
10 May 2013 - The first-ever national study of South Africa's film industry based on verifiable information has shown that in 2012 the industry contributed R3.5 billion to the national economy.
10 May 2013: Kagiso Lediga’s new movie Blitz Patrollei (The long arm of the law just got shorter) to come to our sight nationwide today the 10th May 2013 at various recognized cinemas. Blitz Patrollie stars two South African hilarious comedians David Kau as Ace Dikolobe and Joey Rasdien as Rummy Augustine as well as Kagiso Lediga as Ledwaba. The movie will also be screened at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival from the 17th May 2013 at Arcades 2.
Film exists because of the imperfection of the human eye. Ingmar Bergman in his exceptional essay: What is making a film? explains eloquently that it is due to the perforated film strip composed of small rectangular images fifty-two to the meter which are separated from its neighbours by a black band and when fed through the projector as a series of successive images at only one twenty-fourth of a second, creates the illusion of movement. By Karen van Schalkwyk