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On Saturday 15 June 2013 in Cape Town, two commissioning editors from Al Jazeera will listen to pitches from 16 African filmmakers. Each person has a maximum of five minutes to pitch their film, with an additional 10 minutes allocated for feedback and questions from the panel. Visual aids will be provided for those that have DVDs or presentations during the pitch.
Three South African films Blitz Patrollie, Khumba and Black South Easter had their market screenings at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The festival is currently under way, ending on the 26th of May 2013.
Durban, South Africa: Eighteen projects by African filmmakers have been selected for the finance forum of the Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place from July 19 to 22 during the 34th Durban International Film Festival (July 18 to 28).
Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) - On a quiet night in the desert, a young man’s life is about to change. "Mystify" tells the story of a hitchhiker who gets much more out of a simple ride to town than he could have ever imagined: an education
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