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 […]

Canon Launches An Iconic Lens For A New Generation – RF 85mm F1.2L USM – Canon’s Highest Resolution Yet

Canon Europe, world leader in lens manufacturing, today builds on its ongoing commitment to photographers, with the launch of the latest generation of Canon’s iconic 85mm f/1.2L lens, the RF 85mm F1.2L USM. Offering the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, it features a super-fast aperture and outstanding AF speeds, making it […]

Academy Announces Three New At-Large Governors

The Academy Board of Governors has confirmed the appointment of three new governors-at-large, DeVon Franklin (Executives Branch), Rodrigo García (Directors Branch) and Janet Yang (Producers Branch). They will each serve a three-year term, beginning July 1. This furthers the Academy’s A2020 initiative, which seeks to support inclusion and increase representation within its membership and the […]

Canon’s New Cosmos Of Photography Competition 2019 Opens For Entries

17 April 2019 – Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, today announced that the company will begin accepting entries for its New Cosmos of Photography 2019 photo competition from the 17th April. Now in its 42nd year, the competition is open to international entrants in the aim of discovering, nurturing, and supporting developing photographers who want […]

MultiChoice Group Is Launching A New Model Of DStv HD Decoder 6

It replaces the previous model HD Decoder 5 currently in stores and has the same features and functionality our customers are used to. The new model hit the markets on 2 May 2019, retailing at R399 as a standalone product, and R599 with installation. The new model has the same user-friendly functionalities as the HD […]

Albie Morkel And Jo Black To Open Biggest Sports And Entertainment Centre In South Africa

The Ultimate Aim Sports Pavilion in Montana Park in Pretoria will soon be home to the biggest family entertainment centre in the country. Not only will it be the place for sports enthusiasts to gather to test their mettle and improve their skills in popular outdoor sports – including golf, archery and fishing – but […]

Academy Announces 2019-20 FilmCraft And FilmWatch Grant Recipients

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the 47 recipients of its 2019 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants. “The Academy’s Grants Committee is honored to continue to provide support and inspire generations of filmmakers new and old to connect the world through motion pictures,” said Marcus Hu, chair of […]

It’s Every Child’s Dream Come True – Nickelodeon Toy Sprint

Nickelodeon’s Thrilling Toy Sprint is coming to a Toys R Us Store near you It’s every child’s dream come true – packing a trolley to the brim with all the toys they can carry. Throw in a race against the clock and you have yourself an exhilarating race that is incredibly entertaining to watch. In […]

FanCon 2019 – 27 To 28 April

FanCon Cape Town Comic Con, established in 2016, is South Africa’s first dedicated comic convention, and the first convention to bring comic book creators and cosplay artists of international renown to our shores. The fourth annual event returns for a fun-filled fan experience over the weekend of 27-28 April 2019 at the Cape Town International […]

African Animation Opportunity: Animation Du Monde

Animation du Monde: Opportunities for African Animators asFirst Judge & Mentor Announced During a press conference on Monday, 15 April in Paris, Annecy Int. Animated Film Fest’ & Market/MIFA announced their exciting animation film line-up whilst also welcoming Nora Twomey as MIFA Campus’ first female patron. Twomey, a partner at Cartoon Saloon, directed the critically […]

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