MultiChoice & Disney Africa Sign Multi-Year Distribution Renewal

The Walt Disney Company Africa and MultiChoice Group have signed a multi-year distribution deal for Disney’s portfolio of linear channels on DStv until 2027. National Geographic, National Geographic Wild, Disney Channel, Disney Junior as well as ESPN and ESPN2 will continue to be carried by DStv for the next four years. The channels will continue… Continue reading MultiChoice & Disney Africa Sign Multi-Year Distribution Renewal

“Street Smart” – A Short Film By Writer / Director / Editor Tim Greene

An uplifting short film set on the streets of Johannesburg, Street Smart (4 min, RSA, 2024) tells the story of a street kid who discovers the awesome power of a smart idea. Created by Cape Town indie film maker Tim Greene (Boy Called Twist, Skeem, The Fury), the film is based on actual events and… Continue reading “Street Smart” – A Short Film By Writer / Director / Editor Tim Greene

Game of Thrones Actress, Charlotte Hope, on Playing SA’s First-ever Serial-killer Profiler

Charlotte Hope, who played Myranda in Game of Thrones and headlined Starz’s The Spanish Princess as Catherine of Aragon, stars in Catch Me A Killer as Micki Pistorius, South Africa’s first-ever serial-killer profiler.  Adapted from Pistorius’ memoir of the same name, the Showmax Original has just made history by being named the first South African… Continue reading Game of Thrones Actress, Charlotte Hope, on Playing SA’s First-ever Serial-killer Profiler

Durban FilmMart Calls For Submissions From African Filmmakers

Project submissions for the 13th edition of JUMPSTART, presented by the Durban FilmMart Institute in partnership with Produire au Sud, Nantes, and the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) are now open. Jumpstart is an incubator programme designed to introduce emerging filmmakers to writing and packaging. Focussing on project packaging for the international market, filmmakers… Continue reading Durban FilmMart Calls For Submissions From African Filmmakers

Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo Are The First Artists To Be Announced To Perform At The 66th Annual Grammy Awards

GRAMMY® Award winners and current nominees Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Olivia Rodrigo will perform at the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and hosted by Trevor Noah, Music’s Biggest Night® will be broadcast live on Sun, Feb. 4, 2024, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.* Prior to the Telecast, the GRAMMY… Continue reading Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo Are The First Artists To Be Announced To Perform At The 66th Annual Grammy Awards

Sundance Institute Announces 2024 Screenwriters Lab and Screenwriters Intensive Fellows

Sundance Institute announced today the fellows selected for its 2024 Screenwriters Lab and Screenwriters Intensive programs, which provide emerging artists with a creative and nurturing space to develop their first and second independent features. Out of over 3,400 submissions, 12 projects were selected for the annual Screenwriters Lab, where 16 fellows will further develop their… Continue reading Sundance Institute Announces 2024 Screenwriters Lab and Screenwriters Intensive Fellows