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Film & Television 19th Jun 2017
Capturing the reality of the health-care scramble in Kenya, the film, 18 HOURS follows a rookie paramedic who survives 18 hours in an ambulance for the life of a road accident casualty who is denied admission into hospital.
Cape Town International Film Market & Festival 12-21 October 2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN 10 June 2017

film festivals, Cape Town International Film Market & Festival 2017

Long regarded as a gracious host and destination of choice for filmmakers, the City of Cape Town invites you to join us at this The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival (CTIFMF)
DURBAN FILMMART 2017 Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum: SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
Finance & Funding 15th Jun 2017

film festivals, DIFF, Durban FilmMart 2017, film finance and co-production forum

The 8th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, has announced an exciting lineup of speakers for this year’s edition, which takes place at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel from July 14 to 17 during the Durban International Film Festival.
Showmax Originals to debut with new series featuring Julia Anastasopoulos, aka SuzelleDIY
Film & Television 15th Jun 2017

Showmax, Tali’s Wedding Diary, SuzelleDIY, Julia Anastasopoulos

Showmax has kicked off the first in a series of original productions with the filming of Tali’s Wedding Diary, a mockumentary featuring Julia Anastasopoulos.

film festivals, ZIFF, Zanzibar International Film Festival

Earlier this year, The Zanzibar International Film Festival announced the launch of a new category for film students from across Africa. ZIFF has been extremely encouraged by the massive response to the category, with dozens of entries being received from across the continent.
Promoting Your Work Takes Social Media Strategy. Here’s What to Know
Social Media 15th Jun 2017

social media, YouTube,Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest,Twitter, Spotify

Whether you’re a comedian, artist, or musician, different social platforms resonate better with your target market and there’s data to back it up. Let’s explore.
Movie Platform Focuses on Talent Mentorship and Entrepreneurship
Film & Television 15th Jun 2017

Lola Kenya Screen film forum, LKSff, Goethe-Institut

The 100th bi-monthly Lola Kenya Screen film forum shall on June 19, 2017 from 5:30 PM address Talent Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in the Movie Sector.
New VideoBomb App Lets Users Insert Themselves Into Popular Music Videos
Other 15th Jun 2017

social media, VideoBomb

“Videobombing” involves inserting oneself into a video that is focusing on something else (this is my personal favorite example.) The act — a close cousin of photobombing — is the basis for a new app called VideoBomb,
Jumpstart – Pitching programme for emerging South African filmmakers at Durban FilmMart
Finance & Funding 13th Jun 2017

Durban FilmMart, DFM, Jumpstart, Pitching programme

Ten South African emerging filmmakers will have an opportunity to hone their pitching skills at this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) Jumpstart – a compact programme that essentially provides a springboard for filmmakers new to the industry
Build Your Own Film Studio on a Budget
Film & Television 13th Jun 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Build Your Own Film Studio

So what makes now the best time to make a film? You’ve got all the equipment you need already! At the moment, it’s either sitting next to your laptop, or in your pocket, or you’re even reading this piece on it.