Egg Films’ Sunu took home Gold, two Silvers and Bronze in the Entertainment, Entertainment for Music and Media categories at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world’s most prestigious advertising awards.
Revolting Rhymes scored a hat-trick this weekend: first winning Best Storytelling at Shanghai International Film and TV Festival in China, then Best Animation at the World Banff Media Festival in Canada, and finishing off with the Cristal for Best TV Production at Annecy in France,
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Capturing the reality of the health-care scramble in Kenya, the film, 18 HOURS follows a rookie paramedic who survives 18 hours in an ambulance for the life of a road accident casualty who is denied admission into hospital.
So what makes now the best time to make a film? You’ve got all the equipment you need already! At the moment, it’s either sitting next to your laptop, or in your pocket, or you’re even reading this piece on it.
Sanlam has launched the country’s first WhatsApp drama series. Uk’shona Kwelanga (meaning ‘The Sunset’ and also ‘The Death of Langa’) is a collaboration with top scriptwriter and playwright Bongi Ndaba and a number of the country’s best known actors.