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Kwesta & Ross 'Dabone' McDonald create a track in the new Volkswagen Polo Beats
Film & Television 11th Oct 2016

Kwesta, Ross 'Dabone' McDonald, Volkswagen Polo Beats, Arcade Content, Kyle Lewis

A world-first collaboration to find the sound of Jozi, the 011Beats music video features Kwesta and Dabone creating the sound of the ‘City of Gold’ - inside the new Volkswagen Polo Beats.
Indie City Films Production Diary Takes You A-Z Through Producing a Film
Film & Television 10th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film school

This online series follows producer Katie Hyde Lewars through the creation of an independent feature film in NYC.
WGSA Workshop: SOWETO
Film & Television 10th Oct 2016

WGSA

Creating TV that people want to watch: How do the popular series get it right?
Cinema Law: What You Should Know When Working with Someone Else’s Characters
Film & Television 10th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film school, cinema law

Q: Who owns the copyright to a script when it’s based off someone else’s originally created characters? Should the screenwriter register the screenplay so long as the original creator of the characters is given credit?
3 Big mistakes filmmakers make after their film's in the can
Film & Television 10th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, film school

The lure of filmmaking is so demanding, that upon completing your movie, one is normally completely exhausted. There's some serious pitfalls to avoid if you want your film to succeed, and if you want to be able to clear that last hurdle of monetising your film.
Africa is on fire in Khuli Chana’s star-studded new music video
Film & Television 7th Oct 2016

Khuli Chana, Sunu, One Source, #BeAbsolut

I'm in love with this one. On Facebook, Kyle Lewis said it's "the most beautiful thing I've seen this year." On Twitter, Cassper Nyovest praised the "amazing visuals." You get the idea.
Periscope Launches Tiered ‘VIP Program’ That Offers Benefits To Top Broadcasters
Film & Television 7th Oct 2016

social media, Twitter

Periscope is currently accepting applications for its just-announced VIP Program — a benefits initiative aimed at giving top broadcasters on the Twitter-owned live streaming platform opportunities and tools to help grow their audiences.
Top Hollywood Screenwriter Salaries Rival Studio Chiefs
Film & Television 7th Oct 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

If Sony Pictures chairman Tom Rothman finds his $5 million annual base salary to be lacking, he might consider making a career change — to screenwriting.
SABC on the hunt for a qualified CEO
Film & Television 6th Oct 2016

SABC, CEO

The SABC has placed newspaper adverts for a new CEO, making a U-turn just five months after the public broadcaster declared it would no longer advertise SABC jobs externally.
How To Avoid First-Time Director Pitfalls
Film & Television 4th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

As an independent producer, I’m often presented low-budget films helmed by first-time directors with an unrealistic approach to execute their vision on a budget — most often due to lack of experience.