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National Film and Video Foundation Call for Audit Committee
Film & Television 19th May 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding

The NFVF is calling for submissions from persons with appropriate background and expertise to assist the NFVF in achieving its objectives.
Dan Mace joins Egg Films
Film & Television 18th May 2017

Egg Films, Dan Mace

Dan Mace, last year’s CFP-e/Shots Young Directors Awards winner from Africa, has joined Egg Films and hit the ground running, going straight into a YouTube campaign with producer Vjorn du Toit.
'Blame': How a 20-Year-Old Made the Hottest Film at Tribeca Instead of Going to Film School
Film & Television 16th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film school

Quinn Shephard shares the secrets behind her self-taught journey from high school student to rising film star.
Here Are Some Great Tips for Directors Who Are Just Starting Out
Film & Television 15th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, directing tips, directing

Directing is a tough gig, especially if you're not completely clear on what it is you'll be doing on set.
Top 10 Storyboard Software of 2017 (with free Storyboard Templates)
Film & Television 12th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, storyboard, storyboarding

Storyboards raise the visual bar. Projects that include a storyboard are more likely to side-step the blunders that can result from miscommunication during production.
How do you get that Blade Runner look on a budget of zero?
Film & Television 11th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

AWAKE is an impressive enough minute-long slice of dystopian sci-fi, made all the more jaw-dropping when you realise it was done by one man, Phil Grishayev, on no money. Here, he explains how he did it.
YouTube to screen 40 original shows, free
Film & Television 8th May 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube plans to produce half a dozen original series that will be available for free on the world’s most popular video website, a big expansion of the Google-owned company’s programming and efforts to attract advertisers.
DEPARTMENT OF ARTS CULTURE ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF NFVF COUNCIL.
Film & Television 8th May 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby announces the names of the persons appointed as the Council of the NFVF, effective from 01 May 2017 to 30 April 2020.
Mashayabhuqe KaMamba & Lebogang Rasethaba’s taxi-themed KwaDukuza music video
Film & Television 4th May 2017

Arcade Content

Arcade Content’s Lebogang Rasethaba directed the music video for KwaDukuza, Mashayabhuqe KaMamba’s hit song addressing the taxi violence plaguing South Africa.
Documentary Sales Are Surging, But What’s Driving the Competition?
Film & Television 21st Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

There has never been a more profitable time for documentaries. Here's why most industry insiders are optimistic about the trend.