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Durban's multi-billion rand film studio gets thumbs up

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Film & Television 14th Dec 2017 iol

THE international architects behind Durban’s R7.5 billion film studio touched down this week as plans for the studio become closer to being realised.

The studio, which is earmarked for the old Natal Command Site, is the project of producer Anant Singh.

eThekwini city manager Sipho Nzuza and deputy city manager for economic development and tourism, Phillip Sithole, the architects, Thanu Boonyawatana and Eduardo Robles, and Singh did a walkabout at the site on Wednesday.

The process for Singh to realise his dream has not been an easy one.

He first negotiated a deal with the city in 2003 to buy the land for R15 million. The provincial government gave him the go-ahead at the time.

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