ACCRA Animation Festival Announces Animation du Monde 2020 Winners As Competition Draws To A Close At Lagos Comic Convention

The first edition of the Accra Animation Film Festival (AAFFia) recently wrapped after shining a spotlight on African animation as well as hosting the third leg of the Pan-African Animation du Monde preliminary rounds. With each passing round of the competition, creators and animators have delivered higher and higher quality work, and yet only three […]

Almost Time For the Fourth Annual Proe’toria Outdoor Festival

“I believe that food and culture are the things that bring communities together and give us the opportunity to escape from the stresses of everyday life. There is definitely no better place for a get-together with friends and family to enjoy good food and great entertainment than the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens, so come and […]

MTV Base And BET Africa Partner With Shekhinah For Rosefest 2019

Power local female artists celebrate Women’s Day with Shekhinah at Rosefest on 9 August at Nasrec Expo Centre MTV Base (DStv 322) and BET Africa (DStv 129) have partnered with globally acclaimed artist, Shekhinah on her first ever produced music festival RoseFest which features an all-female performance in celebration of Women’s Month at Nasrec Expo […]

Ladima Foundation: Woman’s Film Festival Residency Program

Earlier this year The Ladima Foundation announced the formation of a network of women-focused and managed film and cultural festivals from across Africa. The first major training and development intervention for this network will be taking place later this month in Kigali, Rwanda with an intensive residency program for the staff of these partner festivals. […]

Wavescape Festival Unveils Ocean-Conscious Line-up For Durban International Film Festival

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival presented by VANS has announced a bumper lineup of 19 films at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), with the addition of a unique evening of talks dedicated to the ocean. In keeping with an increasingly urgent mandate to conserve our oceans and our planet, Wavecape brings Slide Night, […]

Main Programme Highlights At NAF2019

The dizzying rotation of newsfeeds, non-stop change and the struggle for something newer, more connected and as yet unborn, is played out in the works on the National Arts Festival’s 2019 Main Programme, which is selectively curated by the Festival and its Artistic Committee. Held in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) from 27 June-7 July this year, […]

Encounters Announces Opening Night Film And More Of The Hottest 2019’s Acclaimed Documentaries

The 21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the opening night film as well as a host of the most talked about non-fiction films from the past year. Fresh from the world’s leading festivals, Encounters has secured the rights to screen 2019’s most acclaimed documentaries, movies that put you in places as diverse […]

Top SA Creatives To Judge World’s Best Work For Cannes Lions 2019

Seven leading South African creatives have received one of the most sought-after accolades in their field – being selected as judges for this year’s edition of the Cannes Lions. Seven leading South African creatives have received one of the most sought-after accolades in their field – being selected as judges for this year’s edition of […]

Locations Africa Expo And Conference At 10th Durban FilmMart – 19 – 22 July 2019

The Durban FilmMart, the continent’s leading film industry event, will host the inaugural Locations Africa Expo and Conference, an exciting and innovative new addition to this year’s 10th edition which takes place from 19 to 22 July during the 40th Durban International Film Festival (18 to 28 July) in South Africa. Locations Africa, is a […]

Durban International Film Festival Reveals Programmers For Its 40th Edition

As the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) gears up for its 40th edition, eight programmers have been working tirelessly for four months to consolidate a strong programme for this major milestone in the history of film on the continent. DIFF, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, takes place this year from […]

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