South African Film WIns Three US Film Festivals

The Forgotten Kingdom, produced by Cape Town based ZenHQ Films and Johannesburg based Binary Film Works in partnership with Black Kettle Films and Strongman in New York, has won the Audience Award for Best Film at the Ashland Independent Film Festival, and the Florida and Sarasota Film Festivals. The film has also been selected into […]

New Artists Announced For 55th La Biennale di Venezia

The Department of Arts and Culture and the National Arts Festival recently announced the initial line-up of artists for La Biennale di Venezia which opens at the end of May in Venice. There have been some additional artists that have been added to the impressive original list that will now form part of the 2013 […]

The Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary 2013: Call For Applications

The Theatre Arts Admin Collective invites applications for the 2013 Theatre Arts Admin Collective’s Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary. This year, 2 bursaries are on offer, supported in partnership with the Baxter Theatre Centre and Distell. The Bursary offers an emerging theatre director a mentor, a small budget, a month’s rehearsal space and a week of […]

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show

FROM 10 JULY 2013 TUE – FRI 8PM | SAT 4 & 8PM at The Fugard This saucy, racy musical, which features hits like “Science Fiction/Double Feature”, “Dammit, Janet!”,  “Sweet Transvestite” and the infamous “The Time Warp” and “Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me” tells the story of a newly engaged couple, Brad and Janet, getting […]

Santa’s Story – Back By Popular Demand

15 – 26 MAY 2013 TUES – SAT 8PM | SUN 3PM At the Fugard. Santa’s Story returns to the Fugard Studio following a successful run at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square in Johannesburg. Santa’s Story is a moving, one woman show depicting Santa Pelham`s journey of courage and hope through discrimination to […]

Champ – Final Two Weeks

Winner of the 2012 Fleur du Cap Theatre Award for Best New South African Script. 5 APRIL – 4 MAY 2013 TUES – THURS 8PM | FRI 6:30 & 9PM | SAT 8PM Presented by Artscape and the Fugard Theatre, and directed by Greg Karvellas, Louis Viljoen’s wicked new dark-comedy Champ is now playing at […]

2013 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award

Each year the Academy’s Foundation administers the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate novice writers under the age of 30 outside of the United States and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. The 2013 competition is now officially open! […]

Jane Taylor Considers What Happened “After After Cardenio”

Acclaimed novelist, playwright, curator and cultural critic Jane Taylor will discuss the creative process behind her research and staging of After Cardenio, created in relation to the so-called ‘missing’ Shakespeare play, at the Anatomy Lecture Theatre on Hiddingh Campus, on Thursday 9 May 2013 as part of GIPCA’s Great Texts public lecture series. Commissioned by […]

The Lone Ranger Rides Again – July 2013, South Africa

The team that brought you the epic genre-defining ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ presents THE LONE RANGER – starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Gore Verbinski. Incredible Character Banners, the project profile, marketing art and film stills are available for download now for this highly-anticipated released from Disney. From […]

First Film Ever Premiered On Social Network Opens At Cinemas On 12 April

‘A Lucky Man’, a new film based on the real life story of legendary former South African gangster Ernie ‘Lastig’ Solomon, opens in cinemas on 12 April. Shot in Cape Town, the film charts Solomon’s violent rise from childhood in the slums of Cape Town to one of the country’s most infamous gangland bosses. It […]

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