SA Tourism and Netflix SA collaborate

30 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

In a partnership that can best be described as aiming for the stars, South African Tourism (SA Tourism) and Netflix, the world’s leading streaming service have agreed to explore joint opportunities that will benefit both organizations to showcase stories made in South Africa, and watched by the world. The agreement […]

DMFI announces Inaugural DFM Access Programme Selected Projects

30 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce its inaugural DFM Access programme and the 22 projects selected to participate in the programme.  DFM Access is a 10-week development platform for emerging producers.  The programme is created to provide a nurturing framework for participants with existing long-form or episodic independent film projects […]

NFVF Collaborates with Tik Tok

29 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

As an all-inclusive community that embraces all cultures and backgrounds, an important mission of short-form mobile video destination, TikTok, is to provide a truly diverse, educational, and positive experience for users. In line with this mission, TikTok is excited to announce the launch of the Rising Voices incubator project – an initiative […]

uBettina Wethu launches

20 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

SABC1 says their 7:30pm slot will never be the same again, come Monday, 5 April 2021. Mzansi fo sho’s brand new exciting TV drama uBettina Wethu will simulcast all episodes on online platform Viu. This South African adaptation of USAs “Ugly Betty” boasts of the series’ very first African lead, […]

Analogue switch-off begins

19 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

Broadcasters, working with the ministry of communications & digital technologies, have begun switching off analogue terrestrial television transmitters in the Free State. This process, which will be done province by province, will be completed by the end of March 2022, meeting a deadline communicated by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his […]

2nd Phase of Netflix Funding towards COVID-19 Relief Fund

18 March 2021 ipoadmin 0

Great news! There are now more funds to provide relief for workers in South Africa’s film & TV industry with Netflix’s donation of a further R7,5 million to the Covid-19 Relief Fund. The fund was established in 2020 in collaboration with the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) and supported by […]