Schuster Brings It To The People

just over 1 month until Leon Schuster’s latest candid-comedy caper, Schuks! Your Country Needs You, hits cinemas on 29 November nationwide. Now, with the full-length trailer playing in cinemas and whetting appetites nationwide, SA’s favourite prankster brings an announcement that is sure to galvanise many followers into action. The search is officially on to find […]

Adults Only… For Second National Arts Festival Short Sharp Stories Award

The National Arts Festival again partners with author Joanne Hichens for the second annual Short Sharp Stories Award for South African short-story fiction.  An anthology of selected stories will again be published from submissions to the award. All writers are asked to submit a story under the theme “ADULTS ONLY… “ this year. “There are few writers of literary merit […]

Review: Paranoia

With a star studded cast, including Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth and Amber Heard, you’re sure to be in for a compelling story, full of twists, double-crosses, and intrigue, and Paranoia does not disappoint. Bitter rivals, and technology billionaires Jock (Harrison Ford) and Nicolas (Gary Oldman) will stop at nothing to destroy each other. […]

Review: Riddick

Left for dead on an apparently lifeless planet, Riddick is fighting for survival against alien predators, and triggers a distress beacon to lure mercenaries and bounty hunters to the planet, providing him with a possible means of escape. The film opens with a bit of reflection, on life and the soul of Riddick. We see […]

Shnit 2013 Announces SA Winners, Closes In Style

Shnit International Shortfilmfestival came to a rousing end Sunday night 6th October at The Labia Theatre as this year’s Flaming Faun trophy for Best Film Made In South Africa was awarded to Armed Response, directed by Donovan Graham and written by Donovan Graham and Greg Parvess. Local jurors Anthony Silverston and Neiloe Khunyeli presented the […]

Acting For Film Level 4 WIth Act Cape Town

The Acting for Film – Level 4 course is suitable for beginner actors wishing to enter the industry, or professional actors requiring additional material for their acting reel. The course comprises five rehearsals and a film shoot, in which students rehearse and shoot a 2-3 minute film scene. The scene will be professionally edited and […]

Much Anticipated Elelwani To Screen At Rosebank Nouveau In November

South African’s first Venda-language feature film, “Elelwani”, will run at Rosebank Cinema Nouveau in Johannesburg from 1 to 7 November 2013, prior to its official national release on 31 January 2014. This is to ensure that the film qualifies to be in competition for the 2013 South African Film and Television Awards (the SAFTAS). The […]

The Write Journey – Turning Words Into Action

If you’re a storyteller with a vivid imagination whose ideas are larger than life, The Write Journey is guaranteed to turn words into action! The Writing Studio’s penultimate four Saturday morning workshop for screenwriters takes place in Cape Town on October 19, 26 and November 2 and 9 from 10am until 1pm. Following in the […]

Success Of Mandela Film Acknowledged In National Assembly

The successful debut of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom at the Toronto Film Festival in September, was recently acknowledged in a motion in the National Assembly by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Majority Party, Ms Dorris Dlakude which was agreed to by all parties. Quoted in the Minutes of Proceedings of the National Assembly […]

Review: Gravity

At 600km above planet Earth, the temperature  fluctuates between +258 and -148 degrees Fahrenheit. There is nothing to carry sound. No air pressure. No oxygen. Life in space is impossible. Acadamy Award winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney team up in this non-stop thrill ride set in low Earth orbit. Gravity takes a few minutes […]

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