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The new universal rules for commercial production engagementThe international call for transparency in an inescapably biased system 14 Jul 2017 Read more

Glen BosmanThe evolution from film to digital, and how it impacts the commercial production industry 23 Jun 2017 Read more

The CPA sponsors Cannes Young Directors' Award 2017The Commercial Producers Association, South Africa (CPA) is pleased to announce that it is one of the sponsors of the Young Directors' Award at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival. A platform for young filmmakers to be noticed by top industry professionals, the award is among the most attended Cannes Fringe events, attracting over 400 entries from around the world. 14 Jun 2017 Read more

SA advertising and film industry in the grips of global struggle against bid riggingIn December 2016, the global advertising and film production community watched with keen interest as the US Department of Justice stepped right into the middle of a long-brewing conflict between advertising agencies and independent production houses. The DOJ's Antitrust Division has been tasked with uncovering whether ad agencies are intentionally rigging pitches for production work to favour their in-house divisions. 12 May 2017 Read more

Creating a unified voice and strong foundation for an industry in fluxFor those who have any insight into or experience of the film and television production industry, it is easy to grasp the magnitude of the challenges that these industry professionals face daily. From negotiating onerous location requirements to working with SARS to better understand how industry freelancers should be taxed, the world of production is rife with the unexpected and sometimes, the seemingly insurmountable. For this reason, it is critical that industry professionals have a robust network of support and guidance behind them. 4 Apr 2017 Read more

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