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Authentic narrative for resonant branded entertainment

Branded entertainment, a particular offshoot of content marketing, can be defined as a communication effort that employs a compelling authentic narrative to achieve brand resonance

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg 5 May 2017

NG climate change video, Before the Flood reaches 60 million people

National Geographic's climate change documentary Before the Flood has reached more than 60 million people worldwide and surpassed a record-setting one billion minutes viewed across linear, digital, streaming and social platforms

18 Nov 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Oct 2016

Finalists for short film and documentary competition

Africa in Motion Film Festival announces finalists for short film and documentary competition

12 Sep 2016

OTT streaming video strategies for African service providers

Qwilt and three6five have announced a technology partnership to improve over-the-top (OTT) streaming video strategies for service providers in Africa

22 Jan 2016

[21 Icons Season 3] Oliver Hermanus

Hermanus has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season 3 for addressing uniquely South African social issues through cinematic commentary

13 Jan 2016

Film as Africa's key economic driver for 2016

Triggerfish Animation Studios CEO Stuart Forrest explains how film is transforming business on the continent

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jan 2016

Triggerfish selects entries from inaugural Story Lab

The Triggerfish Story Lab, established with the support of the dti and the Walt Disney Company, received 1378 entries from 30 countries across Africa

15 Dec 2015

Turning a Little into a lot: Africa's maker culture

The maker culture's on the rise. Different from the manufacturing process where replicas are churned out, it signals a return to the basics and designing and making with a strong sense of personalisation. Here's how elements are popping up in video

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2015

CAFF 2015 features Love, Music and Resistance

The 14th Cambridge African Film Festival (CAFF) kicks off on Saturday, 16 October 2015 with 'Love the One You Love'.

17 Sep 2015

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall

2 Sep 2015

Eight awards at this year's Durban FilmMart

The 2015 Durban FilmMart announced its market awards and grants at the awards and closing function, sponsored by Videovision Entertainment

22 Jul 2015

Winners announced for the Simon "Mabhunu" Sabela Awards 2015

On 19 July at Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, the winners were announced for the Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film Awards

21 Jul 2015

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015

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International

#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections.

By Leigh Andrews 12 hours ago

Inma selects new office bearers, includes South African Sandy Naudé

The International News Media Association (Inma), a global community of market-leading news media companies, has selected the new board members and officers for 2017/18.

19 hours ago

International media groups to discuss fighting fake news

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) and The Straits Times will hold a two-day conference on fighting fake news on 19-20 June 2017 at the Singapore Management University. Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, K Shanmugam, will deliver the opening address.

1 day ago

South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards

The International News Media Association (Inma) presented 40 first-place winners with awards in the annual Global Media Awards in New York, this week. Norway's Aftenposten took home the competition's top prize, ‘Best in Show' award.

1 day ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

2 days ago

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