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Documentary Sales Are Surging, But What’s Driving the Competition?
Film & Television 21st Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

There has never been a more profitable time for documentaries. Here's why most industry insiders are optimistic about the trend.
South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) Hits the Big Screen in France
Film & Television 21st Apr 2017

South African film, Inxeba, The Wound, John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana, Malusi Bengu.

Following its successful world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and its European premiere as the opening film on the Panorama programme at the 67th Berlinale in Germany, South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) released theatrically in France yesterday (April 19).
These Are Today’s Most Lucrative Platforms For Digital Creators (Report)
Film & Television 19th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

Forbes has lifted the veil on which of today’s social platforms are most lucrative for digital creators as part of a new ranking initiative called Top Influencers.
PHFAT, Mac Motel & Rob Smith present a video to the nostalgic love jam
Film & Television 19th Apr 2017

Velocity, PHFAT, Mac Mote, Rob Smith, Keep You Safe

PHFAT and Mac Motel have teamed up with Cape Town director Rob Smith to launch their latest track, the nostalgic love jam Keep You Safe. The mellow music and quirky styling of the video counter PHFAT’s usual dark presence and sound, but the video’s ambiguities will run amok in viewers’ minds.
Al Jazeera highlight: 'Julius vs The ANC'
Film & Television 12th Apr 2017

Al Jazeera, Julius vs The ANC

On 26 April 2017, Julius vs the ANC will broadcast South Africa’s political turmoil to more than 310 million households in over 100 countries.
How to Make a Web Series a Success
Film & Television 11th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, web series

Before we delve into this topic, let's define "success". Would you consider having your web series picked up by the Weinstein Company and turned into a New York Times Best Selling book series a success?
7 Tips for Directors from Directing Coach Adrienne Weiss
Film & Television 11th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips,directing

Below are Adrienne’s 7 tips for directors. They won’t make the filmmaking process easy. But they might make it easier.
10 Commandments of independnte filmmaking
Film & Television 10th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Movie making has changed direction big time. The only thing that has stayed the same is that making a movie is hard work; but it's not difficult if you follow these 10 basic steps:
How to submit a TV show proposal to Mzansi Magic or Vuzu?
Film & Television 7th Apr 2017

Mzansi Magic, Vuzu

TVSA has been receiving loads of queries regarding both Vuzu and Mzansi Magic so they investigated.
19 Great ideas to brainstorm short film ideas
Film & Television 4th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Everyone is screaming for content today: visual content. The other fact is that people's attention spans are dropping meaning that short films get the kinds of eyeballs that feature filmmakers dream about.