85th Academy Awards

Just under 8 hours to go to the 85th Academy Awards, and the Dobly Theatre is a hive of activity.   History The Academy The Academy is an artist-driven organization that advances the art and science of motion pictures. The Academy’s mission is to preserve the past, honor the present, and shape the future of… Continue reading 85th Academy Awards

AFDA Durban Officially Opens Its Doors

Last week, 63 promising young film-makers and live theatre practitioners gathered in a formal assembly with academic staff, industry guests, media and dignitaries as Mayor of eThekwini, James Nxumalo officially opened AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance), in Glen Anil, Durban. This is the third AFDA school to open… Continue reading AFDA Durban Officially Opens Its Doors

CFC & Department Of Home Affairs Meeting

The following letter to the industry from the CEO of the CFC (Cape Film Comission): Dear Members The Cape Film Commission and representatives of industry met with the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and senior representatives of her Office last week. At the meeting various proposals were discussed and, we believe, resolved. We can confirm… Continue reading CFC & Department Of Home Affairs Meeting

Advanced Voice And The Actor

Participants move to an advanced level in their voice and speech training, through developing and applying vocal techniques to various performance projects. Workshop will cover: –       Vocal projection. –       Sight reading. –       Acting for radio. –       Voice over Venue:  Act Cape Town Cost: R4950 (Every  Mon/Tues/Thur & Fri) Participants will record a voice-over demo CD.… Continue reading Advanced Voice And The Actor

Casting For Commercials

1 DAY WORKSHOP Saturday, 2 March 2013 09h30  – 16h30 Cost:  R850 This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth look at the techniques required to prepare and cast successfully for all types of commercials. Workshop will cover: Where the actor / model fits in the commercial world. Preparation for a casting. Translate preparation into… Continue reading Casting For Commercials