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MiradasDoc Market is the international market for documentary professionals who look southwards, and the ideal space for projects in search of funding, and for finished productions looking for distributors or exhibitors.
Judging by the early falling of leaves in the leafy suburbs of Johannesburg - and if Jack Frost, the mythical father of winter has his way, the month of May maybe heralding a season of chilly weather underscored by the ensuing global fanfare and the maddening fanaticism of the 'Beautiful Game' of football. By Dr. Don Mattera.
Koowee is a children's channel aimed at children under the age of six. The channel was conceptualized to be the first multi-lingual kids channel in Africa. M-Net identified the opportunity to create children's programming for children with the unique challenge of doing so in their mother tongue.
The City of Cape Town Film Permitting Office (CTFPO) would like to bring to your attention that, as in previous years, the Film Permitting Office will be reverting to Low Season Office Hours for the period 1 June to 31 August 2010.
The CFC requires the services of an experienced strategic consultant to drive the process of developing a Film Sector Strategy for the Western Cape.
23 - 27 July 2010 at the 31st Durban International Film Festival (22 July - 1 August 2010)
The Durban International Film Festival has announced that the selection for this year's edition of Talent Campus Durban has been finalised. Over 40 young filmmakers representing nearly 20 African countries, including Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, DRC, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and of course South Africa, will participate in an intensive five-day programme of workshops and masterclasses.
Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking, the award-winning film school, is now offering fully sponsored National Certificates in Filmmaking in Cape Town.
Pumzi, an African science fiction short film produced by Inspired Minority Pictures of South Africa and directed by Wanuri Kahiu of Kenya wins Best International Short Film at Cannes Independent Film Festival 2010.
The South African government and the Government of France signed a Co-production Treaty and the Arts and Culture Programme of Corporation on 17 May 2010 at the Cannes International Film Festival.
The National Film and Video Foundation is proud to announce that Thandie Brewer has been appointed Discipline Chair for Screenwriting at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA).