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7 Essential Ways to Prepare for Your Festival Premiere
You did the impossible: you made a film that got into a top-tier festival. Time to celebrate, right? Not so fast.
50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2016
When MovieMaker magazine compile the 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee list every year, they start by imagining you: an independent moviemaker, probably English-speaking, heading into post on a short or a feature.
19th Annual BASA Awards now open for entry
South Africa’s premier awards event celebrating business and arts partnerships is now open for entry.
Loeries® How To Enter Workshops
The Loeries will be hosting a series of workshops for agencies and brands – whether you’ve entered before or not. They’ll help you navigate the rules, the categories, explain how the judging works, and give you tips and guidelines on preparing your entries.
Blue-chip cinema on the red carpet at 2016 European Film Festival
The Oscar-winning documentary Amy, an intimate portrait of late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, is among the gems on offer at the European Film Festival, which heads to Cinema Nouveau screens in four cities from 6 to 15 May 2016.
Registration opens for 7th Durban FilmMart
The 7th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum will open for early bird delegate registration on April 4, 2016.
IAB Bookmark Awards - Superbalist Wins Big
Superbalist.com, South Africa’s most stylish online retailer, was the biggest winner for a single brand at the 2016 IAB Bookmark Awards held in Newtown on Thursday, 3 March.
6 Do's and Don'ts for Submitting to Film Festivals, According to Programmers
Here's what to do — and what not to do — to improve your film festival chances, straight from the horse's mouth
New dates for Jozi Film Festival and new board members
The Jozi Film Festival has, for the past four years, been held in February of each year but will be moving to September as of 2016.
Nairobi's 48 Hour Film Project's 2015 winner 'BAIT' to screen at this year's Cannes Film Festival
Nairobi's 48 Hour Film Project are very happy to announce that their 2015 winner 'Bait' by Kibanda Pictures will be the first 48HFP Nairobi film to be featured at the festival.