City places freeze on tariffs for filming in Cape Town

5 July 2022 ipoadmin 0

The City of Cape Town is placing a freeze on all Safety and Security tariffs for filming within the city for its new financial year. This includes costs for Traffic Services, Metro Police and Law Enforcement for the 2022/23 period. Parking tariffs will, however, remain. This is the third time […]

NFVF SA Box Office report

29 June 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has released the annual South African Box Office Report. The report gives an overview of the performance of films released in local cinemas (also known as the box office) and provides a trend of performance over a 10-year period. The report indicates the […]

Impact of Covid-19 on creative economy

29 May 2022 ipoadmin 0

by Sarah Hook for Daily Maverick The South African Cultural Observatory’s report on the impact of Covid-19 on the cultural and creative industry offers some insight into a sector that should be held dear. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been felt across all industries and the arts sector […]

Address Unknown Webinar

11 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

We were so happy to be able to host the second IPO Short Film Webinar with the team from the SAFTA award-winning Address Unknown in February: Dominique Jossie (producer) and Nadine Cloete (director), hosted by the IPOs Khosie Dali from Miss K Productions. Address Unknown was inspired by the true story of […]

Special Feature: Filming in Namibia

10 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

Advertorial Namib Film was founded in 2000 and we started with humble beginnings by scouting locations for visiting producers and providing location logistics for various productions. From there onwards, we have built from strength to strength with a vast array of productions through our door. Namib Film  has facilitated Hollywood studio […]

BFI Resources to promote inclusion of disabled people

24 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

December 3rd was the International Day of Persons Living with Disabilities and saw the launch of a new initiative in the UK which seeks for better disabled representation and inclusion in the film & TV industries. The IPO would like to encourage you to review the extensive compilation of resources […]