Netflix signs deal for teen-led drama from SA

27 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

Netflix have announced that Blood & Water will be its second original series from South Africa with Nosipho Dumisa leading the directing team. The series will feature an up-and-coming talented South African cast and be filmed later this year. The teen-led drama follows a local teen uncovering her family’s secret […]

Scribe Writers Room Workshops

23 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

Grow your talent and craft of writing and storytelling – The Scribe Writers Room is looking for the most distinctive, most interesting and promising writing talent to join their journey… Open the door to creative thinking. Discover rare insights into script and screenplay development. Sign up for the Scribe Writers […]

Jerry Mofokeng is Receiving an Honorary Doctorate

23 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Free State will be conferring veteran South African actor Jerry Mofokeng with an honorary doctorate. This doctorate is to acknowledge and honor the volume of work he has contributed to South African film and the performing arts. Jerry Mofokeng has been […]

RapidLion Awards Ceremony

23 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

This year’s edition of RapidLion – The South African International Film Festival, which runs at the market Theatre from 1 to 10 March 2019, sees the return of the RapidLion Awards Ceremony. Several standouts have emerged, with films such as Five Fingers for Marseilles (SA), Sew The Winter to My […]

Happy birthday Fespaco!

23 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

Africa’s largest film festival, Fespaco, celebrates its 50th birthday on Saturday as the biennial event kicks off with an opening ceremony at Ouagadougou’s municipal stadium. Some 160 films from across the continent are set to be screened over the next week with 20 movies competing for the prestigious l’Étalon d’or […]

Young film creatives get a break on mainstream video platform

23 February 2019 ipoadmin 0

African film school AFDA and Showmax have embarked on a partnership to give local filmmakers a bigger and better platform to kickstart their careers. From 18 February, 18 of the best short films by AFDA students from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth campuses will be available on the […]