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Jozi filmmaker heads off to Vancouver South Africa Film Festival
Film & Television 8th Apr 2015
What happens when a white woman goes to live in a black township?
YouTube’s VP9 codec has enabled users to watch 25bn hours of faster, better, buffer-free videos
Film & Television 8th Apr 2015
YouTube has revealed that video buffering is no longer a thing. Thanks to the VP9 video codec,
BoI, NEXIM Pledge More Support for Nollywod
Film & Television 8th Apr 2015
The fact finding mission to Durban, South Africa embarked upon by some Nollywood filmmakers provided an opportunity for the delegation to educate their counterparts on the existence of available financing schemes in the Nigerian entertainment industry that they can leverage and benefit from.
Why The Future Of Online Advertising Looks A Lot Like Television
Film & Television 7th Apr 2015
TV-like video ads are driving much of the growth in the ad industry and likely will drive much more.
The ALEXA SXT, ARRI’s New 4K Camera
Film & Television 7th Apr 2015
Only a few weeks after announcing the ALEXA Mini, ARRI has announced the new ALEXA SXT cameras, a brand of 4K cameras that also brings an upgrade to existing ARRI cameras.
5 accessories to improve your crappy Meerkat videos
Film & Television 2nd Apr 2015
here are some choice accessories that will take your Meerkat and Periscope performance to a new level of professionalism.
Abidjan to Become Francophone TV Production Hot Spot As Market Opens Up
Film & Television 2nd Apr 2015
In June 2015 the broadcast market will be opened to new players. Abidjan is making a comeback as the business hub for Francophone Africa and looks set to become a very active TV production hub.
Drones Fly Through Loophole
Film & Television 1st Apr 2015

Drone, South Africa

While drones have become popular with estate agents, guest houses and even event organisers wanting aerial shots, there is currently no legislation regulating the use of drones in South Africa.
YouTube Is Experimenting With Ultra High Def, Ultra Smooth Video Playback
Film & Television 1st Apr 2015
Here are some examples of 4K/60FPS on YouTube (make sure you tap that cog that shows up after you hit play and select the 4k/60FPS option. Expect buffering):
Video on demand prospects grow in Africa
Film & Television 31st Mar 2015
As broadband penetration in Africa increases, the ways in which consumers access content is growing and video on demand is becoming a familiar idea.