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DISCOP Dubai provides opportunities for African content producers

Sub-Saharan Africa will be the world's fastest-growing TV market over the next five years

6 Dec 2017

#NewCampaign: Come over to the bright side

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg have just launched MTN's summer brand campaign and everything about it is next level

By Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2017

Reap the benefits of sending your music videos to film festivals

When directors think of sending their work to film festivals, they generally only think of submitting short or feature films. Even micro 60-sec shorts have their own festivals these days

By Quinton Lavery 23 Nov 2017

Focus on Africa's film industry grows

The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar

22 Nov 2017

Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations

20 Nov 2017

SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

South African filmmaker SJ Myeza of 7Films was presented with the first-ever Young Guns Creative Choice Award

17 Nov 2017

Local agency approached to cover Beaumont's world-record circumnavigation

Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont approached South African sports production agency MoonSport to cover his Artemis World Cycle, which he recently completed, breaking the Guinness World Record for circumnavigation by bicycle in 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes

By Jessica Tennant 15 Nov 2017

Sunu Gonera announced as speaker at Design Indaba 2018

Afrofuturist director Sunu Gonera has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2018

14 Nov 2017

SA takes home metal at international craft festival

South African production and film talent recently took home a number of accolades at leading international craft festival Ciclope, at the awards ceremony hosted in Berlin, Germany on 26 and 27 October

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New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury

The jury recruitment process is still underway, with a jury member increase and an increase in the percentage of women by double digits to just under 40 percent.

9 Nov 2017

Bringing the best African movies to the world

Africa's first all-Africa movie review platform calls for collaboration to showcase and crowdsource the best African-made movies to a local and global audience

7 Nov 2017

The power of cinema advertising: A big screen with a captivated audience

At a time when reach appears to be seen as the be-all and end-all of advertising plans, cinema advertising offers more - a captivated target audience

By Motheo Matsau 30 Oct 2017

#MIPCOM: It's Africa's time in film

Africa is a land of storytelling, ambitious talent and outstanding filming facilities. Its time has come to make a mark on international drama

26 Oct 2017

CTIFM&F winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFM&F) were announced at a red carpet event, held at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town. The event was hosted by Pearl Thusi and Maps Maponyane.

23 Oct 2017

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Piyush and Prasoon Pandey honoured with the Lion of St Mark

Brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey will be honoured by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with the Lion of St Mark award at the 2018 Festival.

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Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

While conducting on-going, large sample studies over the past two years, London based research company Lumen has proved that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales.

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AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards has announced its 2018 grand jury. Since 1994, the AME Awards jury has honoured campaigns world-wide that successfully demonstrate ground-breaking solutions to challenging marketing problems that achieve measurable results.

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Six SA judges selected for NYF's grand jury

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury, which includes six South African judges.

7 Dec 2017

6 tips for effectively managing M&A communications

Recently, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi merged with the First Gulf Bank to create First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest financial institution in the UAE with assets totalling $186bn. This not only represents a significant achievement for all parties involved, but it could also herald further merger and acquisition activity across the UAE - bringing both significant opportunities as well as challenges to the businesses involved.

By Shane Dolan 7 Dec 2017

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