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A Beginner's Guide to Editing Video with Free Software
Post Production 8th Dec 2016

editing, post production

If you're getting ready to edit a video for the very first time, you'll need to know the basics.
US$ 100 000 to 300 000 UN Grants Available for Media Projects
Finance & Funding 7th Dec 2016
The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations to apply for funding projects to advance and support democracy. Project grants range between US$100,000 and US$300,000.
The Simplest Tool for Fast, Fun Screenwriting
Screenwriting 7th Dec 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

Before firing up the screenwriting software and facing that blank page, there’s a lot of planning, plotting, and story engineering that takes place — for good reason. The “pre-writing” or “story-breaking” part of writing a screenplay is vital.
Sony World photo competitions open [Worldwide]
Opportunities 7th Dec 2016

Sony World Photography Awards

The World Photography Organisation is accepting entries for its annual Sony World Photography Awards.
Workshop at the Market Theatre
Other 7th Dec 2016
The purpose of this workshop is to offer the arts, culture and heritage sector an opportunity to work through the current draft of the White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage with a focus on advocacy and engagement.
5 Things to Never Do At An Audition—And 5 Tips to Get That Callback
Acting 7th Dec 2016

acting, acting tips, acting advice, auditions, audition advice

Acting coach Tom Morin breaks down exactly what you should do—and what you should never, ever do—at your next audition.
4 Things You Should Know when Lighting a Green Screen
Technical 7th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, green screen

Shooting on green screen is relatively straightforward, but you'll want to learn a few tricks to make the process easier.
LA firm opens office in Joburg, signs deal with Khanyi Mbau
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

Gauteng Film Commission, Khany Mbau, Hoplite Entertainment

Los Angeles-based Hoplite Entertainment has opened an office in Johannesburg, the commercial hub of southern Africa and home of a new generation of film and TV making talent in the region.
15 Pro Tips to Create a More Encouraging Production Schedule
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, production schedule

Let’s face it, shooting schedules can be super complicated. Who’s available when? How do we shoot the most expensive elements?
How to Make Prop Food Look Good Enough to Eat
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, food styling

To show you how to take advantage of its easily ignored storytelling power, RocketJump Film School shares several trade secrets of food styling, like how to create steam using tampons or how to make veggies shine using hairspray.