Virtual reality educational films about HIV testing

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

Ahead of World AIDS Day, which takes place on 1 December, UNAIDS is releasing a series of virtual reality (VR) films focused on HIV testing. Using the latest technology, the films help to demystify HIV testing. With goggles that viewers can wear for a full VR experience, the aim is to reach […]

Kanarie to keep singing at local cinemas

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

Christiaan Olwagen’s 80’s musical drama, Kanarie (Canary), starring comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout has been extended to a sixth week at selected local cinemas due to popular demand.  The film, based on a true story, is set in 1985 South Africa at the height of Apartheid, which serves as the backdrop for an untold […]

Africa’s best animation of 2018 now on YouTube

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

After winning seven international awards and screening at over 60 international festivals, Triggerfish’s short film Belly Flop is now on YouTube. Directed by Jeremy Collins and co-directed by Kelly Dillon, Belly Flop is the story of Penny, a fearless young girl learning to dive, unperturbed by a talented diver who keeps stealing the spotlight. […]

Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves for Cape

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

Award-winning director Ridley Scott is reportedly heading to South Africa to film a new television series. Scott will direct and executive producer the sci-fi series Raised by Wolves for TNT. According to the official synopsis the series will centre on two android raising humans on an outer space colony. As the colony of […]

Local film gets R2.5m grant from lottery fund

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

The National Lotteries Commission, has unleashed a powerful production and a unique training and development opportunity for aspiring South African filmmakers on award-winning director, Sunu Gonera’s upcoming movie with a grant of R2 499 000. Riding with Sugar is a coming-of-age, feel-good story about a young refugee who, despite many setbacks, finds a […]

Film highlighting gangster’s life

25 November 2018 ipoadmin 0

The life of South Africa’s heist kingpin Collen Chauke is set to be relived through film, and locals will be given an opportunity to own part of the movie. Chauke, a former ANC uMkhonto we Sizwe armed wing member, was arrested during the R12.6million robbery of the SBV security company […]