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First trailer: The V&A Waterfront finally gets its own TV series
Film & Television 22nd Sep 2017

Showmax, kykNET, Waterfront

Showmax and kykNET have released the first trailer for Waterfront, a star-studded family noir set in the dark underbelly of one of South Africa’s most popular tourist attractions.
VR in the Spotlight at DISCOP Johannesburg 2017
Film & Television 22nd Sep 2017

DISCOP, Johannesburg, VR

DISCOP Johannesburg, Africa’s largest content market will once again be partnering with DigiLab Africa (DLA) amongst other companies such as German’s INVR.SPACE, to shine the spotlight on VR as it explodes onto the African content scene.
Kyle Lewis releases first international music video
Film & Television 22nd Sep 2017

Arcade Content, Kyle Lewis

Arcade Content’s Kyle Lewis has released his first international music video since signing to Black Dog Films for representation in the UK. Black Dog Films.
Durban film studio set for action
Film & Television 21st Sep 2017

film studio, Durban film-maker, Anant Singh

AFTER almost 15 years of waiting, Durban film-maker Anant Singh has been given the go-ahead to get rolling with his studio, the eThekwini Film City. The eThekwini Municipality has given Singh the green light to erect the R7billion project on the old Natal Command site,
Pond5 launches royalty-free archive collection
Film & Television 19th Sep 2017

Pond5, royalty free archival footage.

Footage library Pond5 has launched what it bills as the world’s largest collection of licensable royalty free archival footage.
GFC helps prepare emerging film makers for the 48 Hour film challenge in Johannesburg
Film & Television 15th Sep 2017

Gauteng Film Commission, film workshops, GFC

The GFC has developed groups of filmmakers with the aim of introducing them to the industry at a level where they play a meaningful role in the local Film & TV industry.
Triggerfish, CAKE partner on 'Mama K's Super 4' animated series
Film & Television 15th Sep 2017

Triggerfish, CAKE, Mama K's Super 4

Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced its partnership with South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios to coproduce comedy action series Mama K’s Super 4.
NFVF/SWIFT partnership announcement.
Film & Television 12th Sep 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding, Sisters Working in Film and Television, SWIFT

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, is collaborating with Sisters Working in Film and Television (SWIFT) on research that focuses on the Gender roles/matters in the South African Film industry.
DISCOP Johannesburg 154% Increase in Advance Bookings
Film & Television 11th Sep 2017

DISCOP, Johannesburg