Focus Features Acquires International Distribution Rights To Waves From A24

Focus Features and Universal Pictures International have acquired the international rights to Waves from acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, and A24. Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family as they navigate love, […]

9 Scientific And Technical Areas Under Investigation For 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that nine distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for 2019. These investigations are made public so that individuals and companies with devices or claims of innovation within these areas will have the opportunity to submit achievements for review. The Academy’s Scientific and Technical […]

Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI To DisplayPort 8K HDR

Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR, an advanced 8K DisplayPort monitoring solution with dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, 33 point 3D LUTs and monitor calibration that’s been specifically designed for the professional film and television market and to take advantage of a new generation of monitors such as the […]

2020 Distell National Playwright Competition Opens Call For Entries

The National Arts Festival is calling on new playwrights to step forward with exciting ideas for plays that will inspire and challenge audiences for the 2020 Distell National Playwright Competition. The inaugural competition was launched in 2018 in honour of Adam and Rosalie Small, leading lights in South African education, social justice and literature. The […]

Sundance Institute Announces Fellows For Sundance Institute | Luma Foundation Directors Retreat In Arles

Six directors have convened in Arles, France for the sixth annual Sundance Institute | Luma Foundation Directors Retreat in Arles, France, from August 1-12, 2019. Founded in 2013 as a creative collaboration between Sundance Institute’s Theatre Program and Luma Foundation, the Retreat is an opportunity for directors to meet, share best and emerging practices, and […]

Ladima Foundation Announces Advisory Board

The Ladima Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of a high-profile Advisory Board made up of a host of well-respected film and TV industry professionals from across the globe. The Advisory Board of the Ladima Foundation will provide critical guidance on the policy, direction, and priorities of the organization and lend their reputational and […]

#WomenAre… Everything They Want To Be And More

DStv launches inspirational campaign featuring some of the country’s most phenomenal female icons to celebrate the women of wonder (wow) this Women’s Month Influential… Powerful … Awe-Inspiring… Love… Multifaceted… Anchored… these are just some of the words chosen by nine remarkable South African women to define what it means to be a woman, completing the […]

Johnny Clegg 1953 – 2019

It is with immense sadness that we confirm that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, OBE OIS succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Johnny leaves deep foot prints in the hearts of every person that considers him/herself to be an […]

Bond 25 – Aston Martin Red Bull Races 1007th Grand Prix

Aston Martin is licenced to thrill at British Grand Prix Aston Martin celebrates their proud association with James Bond at the 1,007th F1TM Grand Prix British Grand Prix will see Aston Martin Red Bull Racing cars running with special 007-inspired livery 11 July 2019, Silverstone, UK: One of the most enduring movie partnerships will be […]

Realness – An African Screenwriter’s Residency Announces 2019 Participants At Cannes Film Festival

Realness is an initiative that aims to uncover the depth of cinematic talent that the African continent has to offer. Realness provides a space for filmmakers to develop their authentic voices within an African context. Thus, creating an environment of diversity, but also finding familiarity in different layers of each writer’s experiences. Now in its […]

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