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The Suit selected for Pan African Film Festival
Film & Television 13th Jan 2017

Gauteng Film Commission, The Suit, Pan African Film Festival

The Suit, the first film adaptation of the classic South African short story by Can Themba, has been selected for the 25th Pan African Film Festival, taking place in Los Angeles from 9 to 20 February.
Jozi-made movies catch the eye
Film & Television 8th Dec 2016

Gauteng Film Commission

If 2015 does not go down as the year in which Joburg came of age as a film destination, it will certainly be remembered for a flourishing of world-class movies made in and around the city.
LA firm opens office in Joburg, signs deal with Khanyi Mbau
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

Gauteng Film Commission, Khany Mbau, Hoplite Entertainment

Los Angeles-based Hoplite Entertainment has opened an office in Johannesburg, the commercial hub of southern Africa and home of a new generation of film and TV making talent in the region.
Two successes in a row for Joburg documentary filmmakers
Film & Television 22nd Nov 2016

Gauteng Film Commission, Davison Mudzingwa, Themba Vilakazi, Francis Yannicq Hweshe

Johannesburg-based filmmaking trio Davison Mudzingwa, Themba Vilakazi and Francis Yannicq Hweshe are fast making a name for themselves in the industry following the release of two international award-winning documentaries in a row.
Submissions open for 20th Zanzibar International Film Fest

film festivals, Zanzibar International Film Fest

Submissions are open to filmmakers from around the world for entry into the official competition at the 20th anniversary edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF).
New AU agency aims for $20bn African film industry
Film & Television 16th Sep 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission, AACC

African Union (AU) countries have established a new agency that aims to grow film on the continent from a US$5-billion to a $20-billion industry that employs over 20-million people.
SA, Namibia sign film cooperation memorandum
Film & Television 16th Sep 2016

NFVF, National Film & Video Foundation, NFVF, Namibia Film Commission, NFC

While South Africa traditionally looked to the developed North for film cooperation opportunities, the country's focus is shifting increasingly to countries in Africa and the South as new drivers of growth in the industry.
Newtown screening open call for indie filmmakers
Film & Television 8th Sep 2016
The @meet_the_makers live series would like to invite independent short film and documentary film-makers to submit their productions for consideration for public screening at the event.
Free Introduction to Script Writing course: call for applications
Opportunities 9th May 2016
The Writers' Guild of South Africa in collaboration with the Gauteng Film Commission and City of Johannesburg Library and Information Services will be hosting their first series of workshops at Pimville Library in Soweto.
CPA Training course for film and TV commercial production runners. Applications open
Opportunities 15th Apr 2016
The Commercial Producers Association of South Africa invites aspirant newcomers looking to enter the film and TV commercial industry to apply for a place on its upcoming "T3" training course for film and TV commercial production runners.