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South African Producer's Film Wins Oscar
Ida, the film produced by South Africa-born film and theatre producer Eric Abraham, won Best Foreign Language Film at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
SAFTAs Nominee Announcement Date
The South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAs) are pleased to announce that the Final Phase of judging has been finalised and that the announcement of the nominees for the 9th annual SAFTAs will take place on the 24th of February 2015.
Call for Applications - The Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival 2015
The second annual IMSFF is taking place from 2 - 5 July 2015, and short films will be screened over a four-day period at the Atterbury Theatre in the Lynnwood Bridge Complex, Pretoria
Jozi Film Festival 2015 - winners announced
The Fourth Annual Jozi Film Festival had many sell out shows over the four days but the highlights of the festival were the two local feature productions: LOVE THE ONE YOU LOVE and THINA SOBABILI, which took Best Feature Film and Audience Choice Award respectively.
South African film takes audience award at Pan African Film Festival in LA
THINA SOBABILI has won the coveted Audience Choice Award at PAFF 2015. This film marks the directorial debut of Ernest Nkosi and was made on a shoestring budget.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's daughter to open Jozi Film Festival screenings of film about her father
The Jozi Film Festival is proud to be screening the Johannesburg premiere of CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT, a feature length documentary film about the life and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
British director in town for the Jozi Film Festival
Jozi Film Festival is pleased to announce that the director of Garnet’s Gold, British filmmaker Ed Perkins, will be in Johannesburg for this year’s festival. Garnet’s Gold screened at Tribeca and Edinburgh Film Festivals last year – this is the African premiere.
SADC Media competition launched
Print, photo and broadcast journalists can compete. The deadline is March 31.
Entries Open for Loeries Durban 2015
No. Your chances of winning a Loerie aren't that good. But if you have produced highly creative work that has impressed your team, your creative directors and your client - then you have done better than most.
Call for Nominations for the 09th South African Film and Television Award Lifetime Achievers
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) extend a call to the industry to nominate the 09th South African Film and Television Awards Lifetime Achievers.