Encounters Rough Cut Lab

31 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

In partnership with Refinery Cape Town and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE), the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival invites South African filmmakers to submit their documentary films for the 2nd Encounters Rough Cut Lab (RCL) to be held in Cape Town from 29 to 31 May 2019. […]

Jozi Film Festival: call for submissions

25 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

The eighth annual Jozi Film Festival will take place from 3 to 6 October 2019 in venues around Johannesburg. The organisers are inviting submissions from filmmakers for consideration for this year’s festival. “Having your work shown at the authentic Jozi Film Festival – Joburg’s longest running independent film festival – […]

Kwesé Free TV approved for broadcast

23 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

A new free-to-air television station has been approved by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa). Last week Icasa announced that it had awarded a broadcast licence to terrestrial television service Kwesé Free TV. Partially owned by Zimbabwean business mogul Strive Masiyiwa, Kwesé TV is the second free-to-air TV […]

Timeshare Orchestra

22 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

Two experienced South African music professionals have created Cinemagic Scoring – an innovative business model allowing film-makers, composers, music students and performers access to a professional 52-piece orchestra to record the music of their choice, on an affordable “timeshare” basis.     John Walton and Gavin Potter have adapted the familiar […]

NFVF: Call for Cannes International Film Festival

22 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, that was mandated to ensure the equitable growth of the South African film and video industry, will embark on a trip to the Cannes International Film Festival being held from the 14th of May […]

MultiChoice Talent Factory launches pan-African networking portal

21 March 2019 ipoadmin 0

MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), MultiChoice Africa’s flagship Pan-African shared-value initiative has announced the launch of the MTF Portal. The portal is the third touchpoint of the initiative following the launch of the MTF Academies, a 12-month regional film training programme aimed at upskilling the next generation of passionate young film […]