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So Your Child Has an Interview With a Talent Rep? How to Prepare
Acting 4th Aug 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, child actors

As a parent, you can help your child actor prep for his or her first big meeting with a rep.
No Crew, No Problem: How to Shoot a Film by Yourself
Film & Television 3rd Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Here are some things to think about when shooting a film all by your lonesome.
The Perks of Being an Extra
Acting 3rd Aug 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, extras

If you’re a new actor who wants to break into TV or film, you may wonder what it’s like to work on a professional set. Some actors worry that if they nab even a small role in a big project before ever stepping foot on a set, it could add stress to what should be an amazing experience.
DISCOVERY CHANNEL ANNOUNCES ITS TOP 10 FINALISTS FOR THE “DON’T STOP WONDERING” AWARD AT THE JOZI FILM FESTIVAL

film festivals, Jozi Film Fesival, Discovery channel, Discovery Channel ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ Award.

After receiving over 200 entries from across the continent, Discovery Channel is proud to announce the Top 10 finalists for the Discovery Channel ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ Award.
How to Make Money as a Filmmaker – Parts 1 & 2
Film & Television 1st Aug 2017

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

When it comes to traditional ‘passion’ careers, like filmmaking, no one ever wants to talk about money. But how does a full-time filmmaker make a living?
Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates
Film & Television 1st Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.
Four awards in a month for director Zwelethu Radebe
Film & Television 1st Aug 2017

The Hangman, Zwelethu Radebe

July 2017 has been good to director Zwelethu Radebe, who’s taken home four awards in three weeks.
Facebook Enables Third-Party Cameras, 4K Resolution For Live 360 Videos
Social Media 31st Jul 2017

social media, YouTube, Live 360 Ready Program

Following the launch of its Live 360 video feature Facebook is adding a host of accompanying updates, including the Live 360 Ready Program — whereby select third-party cameras and software platforms vetted by Facebook will be able to be used to stream Live 360 video.
The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, 2017

film festivals

The 25 rare birds on MovieMakers 2017 Coolest Film Festivals in the World list come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing holds true about them all—they have a certain something that makes attendees not want to leave.
In Conversation with Doris Dörrie
Peter Machen spoke to leading German filmmaker Doris Dörrie about her remarkable film Fukushima, Mon Amour which screened at the Durban International Film Festival as part of the German Focus last week.