SABC to get R1.1-billion cash injection

27 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

The SABC is expected to get the remaining R1.1-billion of its R3.2-billion bailout by the end of next month, national treasury said on Wednesday. This comes after the SABC board was informed that it would get the bailout in phases — provided that it meets certain conditions as part of […]

Queen Sono, Netflix’s first African original series

26 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

Created by Kagiso Lediga, the spy drama is an action-packed thrill ride that is also Netflix’s first African original series. Pearl Thusi (Quantico) stars as the complicated South African spy Queen Sono who uses unconventional methods to get the job done, whether her bosses like it or not. When Queen’s […]

Multichoice launches Innovation Fund

26 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

The video entertainment industry still held a huge economic potential for South Africa’s struggling economy because it involved the technology, media and film industries.  Multichoice South Africa head of corporate affairs Reggie Moalusi said these were the sectors that contribute largely to the economy. “Over the years they have seen the […]

Register for Cannes Young Lions

26 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

Registration is now open for this year’s Young Lions Film competition, part of the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Once again, Ster-Kinekor Sales is the official representative in South Africa for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which takes place from 22 to 26 June 2020. They […]

SAGE/ Encounters Rough Cut Lab

24 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

Documentary films present us with unique perspectives and insights into our worlds. The crafting of these films present unique challenges and encourage thoughtful insights into their making. The Rough Cut Lab (RCL) aims to support South African films in the late offline story stage with directed consultation on story and […]

Submissions for the 9th annual Jozi Film Festival

19 February 2020 ipoadmin 0

Director Enver Samuel took home the award for Best South African Documentary at the 2019 Jozi Film Festival for his film “Someone To Blame” Johannesburg’s longest running, multi-genre film festival – the Jozi Film Festival – is now open for 2020 submissions. The 2020 edition of the festival will take […]