Theatre Arts Admin Collective’s Emerging Theatre Directors Bursary 2017

The Theatre Arts Admin Collective (TAAC) is calling for applications for the 2017 Emerging Theatre Directors Bursary – in partnership with the Distell Foundation. This year, TAAC are offering two bursaries to emerging Cape Town-based black women directors. Students at both an undergraduate and post-graduate level will not be considered. As Caroline Calburn, director of […]

Hot This March: Jack Parow Plus New Shows First On ShowMax

Watch these shows first on ShowMax – that’s right – we’ve got them before anyone else in South Africa. Younger S3 – 99% on Rotten Tomatoes Season 3 is hotter than ever. Don’t miss this lighthearted and fun show about a 40-something pretending she’s 26. From the creators of Sex and The City. War and […]

DStv Brings Hot New Series Premieres To The Streaming Space, For All!

DStv is bringing the premiere episodes of two of the hottest new shows on television to the streaming space for everyone to enjoy, hot on the heels of their debuts on M-Net and M-Net Edge. The first episodes of Big Little Lies, starring Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Reece Witherspoon and produced by Ally McBeal’s […]

M-Net Movies Showcase To Air Late Bill Paxton’s Twister!

M-Net Movies Showcase channel 107 will air the movie Twister (today, 27 February at 18:20), in memory of late actor Bill Paxton, who passed away on Saturday 25 February after complications from surgery. For many years Paxton worked steadily as an actor in Hollywood and has appeared in several blockbusters including Titanic, Aliens, Twister, Tombstone, […]

Winners List For The 89th Oscars

Best supporting actor WINNER: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea) Dev Patel (Lion) Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) Best makeup and hairstyling A Man Called Ove Star Trek Beyond WINNER: Suicide Squad Best costume design Allied WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Florence Foster Jenkins […]

Don’t Miss The 89th Annual Academy Awards® Tonight On M-Net Channel 101

Missed the dramatic 89th Annual Academy Awards® live broadcast at 03:30 this morning? Here’s a couple of reasons to catch tonight’s prime time broadcast on M-Net channel 101 from 19:30: Viola Davis’ memorable moving speech, the mix-up with the Best Picture announcement and Master of Ceremonies Jimmy Kimmel, who managed to put some fun into […]

Statement From PricewaterhouseCoopers On The Best Picture Mix At 89th Oscars

We sincerely apologize to “Moonlight,” “La La Land,” Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture. The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected. We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply […]

The Voice SA – Matric Student Wows The Coaches

Phenomenal Matric student wows all four coaches As the Blind Auditions of The Voice SA passed the halfway mark tonight, the four coaches once again found themselves pitching – and sometimes even begging – talent to join their teams as they were faced with more four-chair-turning performances and unique, new voices. Six impressive vocalists were […]

The 37th Razzie Awards Winners (Losers)

As we come to the tail end of awards season, honouring those in film and television, we pause to take a moment to acknowledge those (as the Razzie Awards say themselves: “who should have known better than to associate their name with sub-par projects. Here’s the full list of 2017 Razzie Award “Winners”: Worst Picture […]

Academy Rescinds Sound mixing Nomination For Gregg P. Russel On “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi”

Upon recommendation by the Sound Branch Executive Committee, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted Thursday (2/23) to rescind the Sound Mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell from “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” for violation of Academy campaign regulations. The decision was prompted by the discovery that Russell had called his fellow members of […]

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