Disney+ picks up Triggerfish/eOne co-pro

25 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

Disney+, Disney Junior and France Télévisions have picked up a new CG-animated preschool series co-produced by South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation (pictured) and Hasbro’s eOne. Kiya is a 52 x 11-minute series about a group of seven-year-old African girls whose magical headbands turn them into superheroes. The original idea from Triggerfish (Mama […]

Call for entries for international tourism film festival

21 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

The International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) has opened entries for the international version of their event; the deadline for submissions is 15 March 2021. A panel of local and international professionals and celebrities from the tourism, marketing and film industry will evaluate the works submitted based on impact, creativity, […]

Ladima Film Academy 7 Introductory Online Courses Commence

19 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

On 18 February 2021, just under 70 women were joined by some of Africa’s most respected film industry practitioners for the official launch of the Ladima Film Academy https://ladima.africa/ladima-film-academy/. This gathering of women from 12 countries including Zimbabwe, The Central African Republic, Uganda, Gambia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Kenya and […]

Film O’Clock Fest to get SA stories in the zone

18 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

Highlighting shared stories with other countries on a meridian of 25 degrees east longitude. That’s the goal of a unique, new film festival, Film O’Clock International festival, which is set to take place from February 27 to March 3 with five countries on the same longitude line, from South Africa […]

Durban FilmMart Announces Dates for 2021

13 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

The Durban FilmMart Institute has announced that the 12th Durban FilmMart (DFM) which will take place virtually from 16 to 25 July 2021,  with its call for submissions  of film projects in development closing on 21 February. “Given that there is no absolute clarity on what the global situation will […]

Screenwriting Training in Official South African Languages

13 February 2021 ipoadmin 0

Have you been walking around with an idea for a movie? television series? Not sure where to start? Well, the Writers Guild of South Africa Basic Screenwriting Course might be for you! Emerging screenwriters from all over South Africa are encouraged to apply for the Writers Guild of South Africa […]