DISCOP postpones 2020 African events

30 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

On 28 March, Patrick Zuchowicki, president of DISCOP markets, announced the postponement of DISCOP’s 2020 African markets. “With much regret, I have decided to postpone DISCOP Abidjan and DISCOP Johannesburg – to 3-4 September 2020 and 28-29 October 2020respectively – due to growing concerns related to the spread of the coronavirus in Africa,” he said in a statement. “The latest […]

NFVF call for funding applications is open

30 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for cycle 1 funding applications for the 2019/20 financial year is now open for the following funding categories: Production and Development Tiers 1, 2 & 3 –  Fiction Development (animation, feature films, short films, and TV formats) […]

UN launches COVID-19 Global Call to Creatives

30 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

The United Nations has issued an open brief – Global Call to Creatives. There is no deadline. For the first time, the UN is launching an Open Brief to Creatives everywhere to help spread public health messages in ways that will be effective, accessible and shareable. Together we can flatten […]

Multichoice Group supports local entertainment industry during Covid-19

28 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

Everyday various sectors across our continent are adjusting and finding ways to deal with challenges brought about by the current coronavirus pandemic. Given MultiChoice Group’s position in Africa’s video entertainment sector, the group is acutely aware of the challenges their partners in the industry are facing. At this time MultiChoice […]

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DTI Announcement regarding incentives during COVID19

26 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

The Department of Trade and Industry have advised that all new Film and Television Incentive applications are on hold during the lockdown period, all already approved applications and active productions will receive a 6 month extension. All correspondence and documentation to be sent electronically as no hard copies or walk- […]

Covid19 Crisis Management Co-Ordinator

23 March 2020 ipoadmin 0

Independent Producers Organisation : Vacancy The IPO is looking to employ, on a short-term basis, a passionate industry professional with a strong understanding of the industry and ability to grapple with the crisis’ fast-changing conditions. The contract will be for 2 months with a possibility of an extension. The co-ordinator […]