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6 Dirty Secrets: How to Make Money as a Filmmaker
Finance & Funding 16th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, How to Make Money as a Filmmaker

A new video series from Zacuto spills the secrets to making a living as an emerging filmmaker.
Facebook Finally Launches ‘Watch’, Its Video Tab For Episodic Shows
Social Media 16th Aug 2017

social media, YouTube, Watch

Facebook has officially launched its long-awaited video platform, Watch, a separate tab intended to serve both live and recorded programming that follows a storyline or theme. Such videos could include, according to Facebook, weekly cooking shows or daily vlogs.
Africa’s Best Documentaries: Now Available to Stream
Film & Television 16th Aug 2017

Video on7 Demand. VOD, AfriDocs Anytime

Fans of African cinema now have TWO ways to watch some of the best documentaries from across the continent and beyond. Africa’s well known and loved documentary film broadcast stream, AfriDocs, is now available for viewing ANYTIME from your computer, laptop, or from any mobile device.
eTV call for documentary proposals.with budgets up to R190 800
Finance & Funding 15th Aug 2017

grants, film grants, eTV documentary proposals, film finance, film funding

eTV are inviting independent producers to submit documentary proposals about an individual or group which you believe captures the spirit and values of Madiba.
Top 5 Ways to Make Money on YouTube This Year
Social Media 15th Aug 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube can be a profitable platform, but only if you use it to its fullest potential.
5 Low-Budget DIY Filmmaking Hacks
Technical 15th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, filmmaking hacks

You’re a filmmaker, you’re just starting out, you’re broke. We get it. But what if I said to you that you can achieve Hollywood production value for a very low cost.
Lebogang Rasethaba on the run with three spots for Nike
Film & Television 15th Aug 2017

Arcade, Lebogang Rasethaba, Nike, Lebo Rasethaba, Nike VaporMax

Lebogang Rasethaba directed three ads for Futura‘s Nike Running campaign, featuring the all-women running group The Pack, DJ Doowap and extreme fighter Shana Powers respectively.
Mbithi Masya’s award-winning Kenyan film ‘Kati Kati’ now streaming on Showmax
Film & Television 14th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

• Winner of six international awards, including Prize of the International Federation of Film Critics at Toronto and Best East African Film, AMVCA • Debut film from Just A Band’s Mbithi Masya • Fifth film by One Fine Day (‘Soul Boy,’ ‘Nairobi Half Life’)
Actors: 5 Things to Know Before Stepping on a TV Set
Acting 14th Aug 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice

A TV set is full of traps for actors. If you don’t have your wits about you and know what you’re getting into, it’s easy to let it get in the way of your work.