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 […]

Short Fiction Film Webinar: Nov 2021

12 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

We’re so excited that there is such a terrific interest in short film as the IPO are huge believers in the potential of short film and we hope that this will be our first of many short fiction film webinars. If you would like to watch the recording please find […]

COVID Safety Update from The Public Safety Company

5 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

The Public Safety Company is an affiliate member of the IPO. While the jury is still out on the science of Omicron, a few observations:83% of our positive cases are symptomatic About 67% of the cases are unvaccinatedVaccinated patients exhibit very mild symptoms onlyWe can show much clearer transmission links in […]

TO READ: DTIC blamed as rocky times hit South African film industry

22 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

South Africa’s film industry is a success story, attracting foreign capital while creating jobs. But inexplicable decisions by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition threaten to stifle growth. Desperate times call for desperate measures. And this is exactly how the co-founders of multiaward-winning film and television production house Yellowbone […]

Feedback after Meeting with DTIC Minister Patel

20 October 2021 ipoadmin 0

Minister Patel of the DTIC called for a follow-up meeting with the industry  on Thursday 14 October 2021 which took place just 2.5 weeks after a first meeting with him and his executive team, indicating the importance he is placing on trying to resolve industry’s challenges with the Department and […]

Collaboration to improve working with SANParks

10 October 2021 ipoadmin 0

In what seems to be an industry first, the IPO, Commercial Producers’ Association, SA Stills Producers Association and a group of freelance wildlife fixers and producers are working together on a strategy to address numerous challenges related to working with SANParks and the Department of Environmental Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries. […]