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Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name

12 Jun 2017

African screenwriters selected for prestigious residency

The names of the talented African screenwriters selected to be part of the Realness Screenwriter's Residency, were announced at the Cannes Film Festival

5 Jun 2017

Zanzibar hosts international filmmakers

This year the Zanzibar International Film Festival celebrates 20 years with the theme “Finding Joy”

5 Jun 2017

iflix launches iflix Africa for continent

iflix Africa will make iflix's Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service available to over 500 million consumers across the African continent

2 Jun 2017

Support for female-led African film projects

An Accelerator Incubator Program provides an exciting new platform to support the development of women-led audio-visual content in Africa

19 May 2017

Durban FilmMart to present programme on women's challenges in filmmaking

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) will present a programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry

11 May 2017

African short films sought for festival

Call for entries for short films for Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival 2017

11 May 2017

SA film heads to African film festival

Nomfundo, a short film produced by Passion Seed Communications, has been selected for the 8th edition of the Helsinki African Film Festival

9 May 2017

‘Made in Africa' content from DISCOP Jhb

DISCOP Johannesburg aims to be the World's number one destination to buy film and TV content "Made in Africa"

9 May 2017

Entries for Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award close at month-end

The entries for Jozi Film Festival's ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' close on 31 May 2017

5 May 2017

Bollywood comes to Nollywood

The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series

2 May 2017

Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins

Award-winning Australian filmmaker Rachel Perkins in Accra to hold workshops and discussions on storytelling, film-making and rights and activism with Ghanaian film producers and students

28 Apr 2017

African film database launches

The Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the launch of its new African Film Database with a catalogue of over 1,500 films

21 Apr 2017

Film scoops two prestigious awards at FESPACO

Rwandan short film scoops two prestigious awards at the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO)…

By Moses Opobo 8 Mar 2017

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International

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

Facebook to test news story paywalls: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday.

21 Jul 2017

NBC News launches new broadcast on Snapchat

NEW YORK - NBC News launched a news show Wednesday on Snapchat, a first-of-its- kind broadcast aimed at wooing a younger audience.

21 Jul 2017

Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico. More than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period.

By César Vacchiano 20 Jul 2017

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

Boomerang Africa, channel and home of popular animal characters like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Bugs Bunny, has released the results of a new study looking at the role pets and animals play in family life.

20 Jul 2017

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