21st Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

28 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the first international documentaries confirmed for this year’s edition. The line-up has been chosen from the past year’s most riveting documentary cinema selected from the world’s leading festivals, with subjects ranging from the state-sanctioned amnesia towards the crimes of the Franco […]

NFVF Cycle 1 Funding Applications is Open

21 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce that the call for Cycle 1 funding applications is now open for all the funding categories: Development (feature films, documentaries, short films, and TV formats) Production (feature films, short films, documentaries) […]

An Act of Defiance

19 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

Nelson Mandela is a global icon of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. But this might not have been if it were not for the heroic fight to save Mandela’s life by a legal team led by an Afrikaner revolutionary, Bram Fischer. This is the story of how Mandela was saved […]

Animation du Monde 2020 Launches Across Africa

19 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

If you have an animation project you have been working on that’s pitch ready, or one that’s been sitting on a hard drive somewhere, it’s time to dust it off. The Pan-African Animation du Monde 2020 preliminary pitch season is kicking into gear! As a Pan-African brand custodian of the Annecy – MIFA Pitches Animation […]

WGSA Muse Awards: Call for Entries

19 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

The WGSA Muse Awards launched by the Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) is the only award in the country that exclusively honours the South African Performance Writer and allows the local content production industry to celebrate and promote the creativity, quality and writing excellence of local writers. The WGSA […]

Kandasamys: The Wedding

19 April 2019 ipoadmin 0

The much-anticipated Kandasamys: The Wedding, directed by Jayan Moodley opened in 41 cinemas around South Africa. “We cannot thank our audiences enough for their incredible support. Keeping Up With The Kandasamys drew thousands of patrons to cinemas nationally, and while it was a story out of Chatsworth, it’s universal appeal was enjoyed by […]