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Jumpstart – Pitching programme for emerging South African filmmakers at Durban FilmMart
Opportunities 26th May 2017

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Ten South African emerging filmmakers will have an opportunity to hone their pitching skills at this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) Jumpstart – a compact programme that essentially provides a springboard for filmmakers new to the industry
Awards Eggstacy
Film & Television 26th May 2017

Egg Films, Dan Mace, Sunu, Lebogang Rasethaba, Jason Fialkov, Terence Neale

Egg directors have been racking up accolades recently at the One Show, D&AD & Webbys internationally and South African Music Awards (SAMAs) locally.
Skulls of My People’ documentary explores why Namibia is a “time bomb
Film & Television 26th May 2017

Al Jazeera, Vincent Moloi, Skulls Of My People

The Ovaherero’s rising anger is given a voice in Skulls Of My People, an upcoming documentary on Al Jazeera English that follows the campaign to pressurise Germany to acknowledge and apologise for the what’s been called the first genocide of the 20th century
The Emerson’s Zanzibar Foundation Film Award (EZMA) at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), July 2017

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Following the successful launch of the Emerson's Zanzibar Film Award (EZFA) in 2016, the board is delighted to announce a second award for the best film produced by, or involving Zanzibaris.
ZIFF 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED Tanzanian Film Gets Opening Night Honour
Film & Television 24th May 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced its official selection of films for competition and screening at this year’s event takins place from July 8th -16th in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market – ZIFF 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival, in partnership with mahala.tv, is excited to announce the first annual SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market. SOKO FILAM will be a three-day business focused gathering from July 12th – 14th at the Hyatt Hotel in Stone Town.
Al Jazeera English named Broadcaster of the Year at New York Festivals
Film & Television 22nd May 2017

Al Jazeera, Broadcaster of the Year, New York Festivals

Al Jazeera Media Network is celebrating winning a total of five Gold World Medals, 14 Silver World Medals and seven Bronze Medals at the prestigious New York Film Festivals awards last month.
CaribbeanTales and Durban FilmMart Join Forces to Support African Women Filmmakers

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CaribbeanTales and the Durban FilmMart present CineFAM - Africa, an accelerator program for African women filmmakers.
Dan Mace joins Egg Films
Film & Television 18th May 2017

Egg Films, Dan Mace

Dan Mace, last year’s CFP-e/Shots Young Directors Awards winner from Africa, has joined Egg Films and hit the ground running, going straight into a YouTube campaign with producer Vjorn du Toit.
ENERGY AFRICA PROJECT: ACTIVIST DOCUMENTARY NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT
Finance & Funding 18th May 2017
The time has come for the long and twisted tale of South Africa’s energy crisis and the history of its nuclear programme are stories to be told fearlessly and objectively, and most importantly without bias.