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Four awards in a month for director Zwelethu Radebe
Film & Television 1st Aug 2017

The Hangman, Zwelethu Radebe

July 2017 has been good to director Zwelethu Radebe, who’s taken home four awards in three weeks.
GFC supports major local movie, Zulu Wedding
Film & Television 19th Jul 2017

South African film, Zulu Wedding, GFC, Gauteng Film Commission, Lineo Sekeleoane, Luju Inc

This year’s big romantic movie hit is likely to be Zulu Wedding, first supported by the Gauteng Film Commission as a short film in 2012, and now developed into a full feature with an international cast.
SASC call for entries
Opportunities 17th Jul 2017

Visible Spectrum Awards 2017, South African Society of Cinematographers, SASC

The 2017 SASC Visible Spectrum Awards - VSA are dedicated to the vision of the founder members of the South African Society of Cinematographers and to the current South African cinematographers who are carving a name for themselves both locally and abroad.
South Africa’s ‘Inxeba’ Bags a String of Award

South African film, Inxeba, The Wound, John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana, Malusi Bengu.

South African film ‘Inxeba’ (known internationally as ‘The Wound’) has won the Best Film Award in the International New Talent Competition, at the Taipei Film Festival, which runs from 29 June to 15 July.
A touching Afrikaans novel for teens makes the big screen
Film & Television 29th Jun 2017

Afrikaans film, Nul is nie Niks Nie

Filmmakers are increasingly making popular young adult books into successful movies. ‘Nul is Nie Niks Nie’ is a heart-warming and darkly amusing Afrikaans film about three friends who set out to make Drikus’ dying wish come true.
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.