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GFC hosting workshops by industry experts from 10th to 18th June
Film & Television 8th Jun 2017

Gauteng Film Commission, film workshops

The Gauteng Film Commission will be celebrating the 41st Anniversary of the Youth uprising in June 1976 by showcasing local film content and hosting workshops by industry experts from 10th to 18th June
The 9 semi-finalists of the Annecy - MIFA Pitches Animation du Monde at DISCOP Abidjan announced!
Film & Television 30th May 2017

Annecy, MIFA, Animation du Monde, DISCOP, Abidjan

19 animation projects in development were received from 8 countries which covered the length and breadth of the African continent.
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.