National Theatre Live Starts 2019 Screenings With Star-Studded Shakespeare And Explosive Contemporary Cinema

Those who know cinema, know Nouveau Antony & Cleopatra National Theatre Live once again brings the work of some of the UK’s leading playwrights, directors and actors to the big screen at Cinema Nouveau from January 2019 with three new broadcasts. William Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra will have four screenings from 19 January, followed by […]

Academy Names Christine Simmons Chief Operating Officer

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Christine Simmons to the position of Chief Operating Officer, it was announced today by Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. Simmons, president and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks, will assume her new role in January, reporting directly to Hudson. Simmons will be responsible for the day-to-day […]

Marvel Magic Makes Vodacom Super Rugby Superpowered In 2019

South African rugby is entering a whole new universe in 2019 as SA Rugby, SuperSport, Vodacom and Marvel team up to bring Super Heroes to life and create an all-conquering, planet-shifting, villain-busting “Superpowered” Vodacom Super Rugby competition. Some of Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes will join forces with South Africa’s most powerful rugby stars to […]

Canada In The Spotlight As Guest Country At DISCOP Johannesburg 2018

DISCOP, the leading content, adaptation right and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, today announces that Canada will the Guest Country of its Johannesburg edition slated from 14 to 16 November. This announcement was made possible thanks to the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the the Department […]

MINECON Earth Party & Live Web Broadcast At Emperors Palace – 29 September 2018

Floating Tree, in conjunction with Nu Metro Cinemas and PlayEZ Esports gaming, are pleased to announce that they will be hosting an official MINECON Earth Party at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg this Saturday, 29th of September 2018 for all Minecraft players. MINECON is an annual event hosted by Mojang where players can get together and celebrate […]

Academy’s Science And Technology Council Adds 6 New Members

David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25. Ayer is a director, producer and screenwriter whose credits include “Bright,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fury,” “Sabotage,” […]

Disney Africa & Art Eye Unveil Mickey The True Original Art Collaboration

10 SA Artists lend their unique take on the global icon #Mickey90Africa Today Disney Africa, in association with Art Eye Gallery, launched the Mickey the True Original Art Collaboration where ten six-foot Mickey Statues where unveiled, each brought to life by ten highly talented South African artists. Each statue has been designed, painted and crafted […]

‘Sisters Of Wilderness’ Launches Outreach And Audience Engagement Programme

‘Sisters of the Wilderness’ Launches Outreach and Audience Engagement Programme Saturday, 22 September, in Celebration of World Rhino Day & South Africa’s Heritage Month Sisters of the Wilderness, the social impact feature-length documentary, which recently won best South African Feature Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival and qualifies for an Oscar consideration, is the […]

DStv Honours Our Diversity… And Similarities

September is Heritage Month and we’re celebrating this special time by releasing a fascinating, South African-produced documentary on M-Net City and DStv Catch Up. Entitled So Where Do I Come From, the show centres around DNA and gene mapping – technologies that reveal some incredible truths about people and our shared history. In the words of […]

Disney Launches Mickey the True Original Campaign

“I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing – that is was all started by a mouse” – Walt Disney DISNEY HONOURS 90 YEARS OF MICKEY MOUSE WITH LOCAL FESTIVITIES South Africa joins global celebrations of Mickey the True Original #Mickey90Africa Today Disney Africa announced the local launch of the Mickey the True […]

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