Known Associates to build studio

26 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

Known Associates Entertainment, the production company behind the South African adaptation of the Colombian telenovela that inspired “Ugly Betty,” is planning to break ground on a Hollywood-style film studio outside Johannesburg that will boost capacity in one of the world’s hottest shooting locations. Cradle Film Studios will be built across […]

KZN Film Commission Made for TV Movies

22 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) launched its Film Fund in July 2014. The Fund is for the production and development of television, feature films, short films, animation and documentary content. The Film Fund also caters for Marketing and Distribution, Audience Development and Markets and Festivals. The vision of the KZNFC […]

Member Spotlight: Free Film School

14 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

The IPO has expanded the Diversity and Disruption Subcommittee’s remit to include Skills Development and are delighted to be partnering with Free Film School to amplify their activities. Free Film School is a film and arts education co-operative, that aims to provide alternative, accessible and African-centred skills-sharing between established and […]

KykNET’s 10th-anniversary Silwerskerm Film Festival

12 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

In its new hybrid outfit, the 10th kykNET Silwerskerm Film Festival promises to pull out all the stops once again to support local talent – performers and filmmakers and crews alike. Filmmakers, film students, movie buffs and everyone who loves South African storytelling must save the date: 23 to 26 March […]

Address Unknown Webinar

11 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

We were so happy to be able to host the second IPO Short Film Webinar with the team from the SAFTA award-winning Address Unknown in February: Dominique Jossie (producer) and Nadine Cloete (director), hosted by the IPOs Khosie Dali from Miss K Productions. Address Unknown was inspired by the true story of […]

Special Feature: Filming in Namibia

10 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

Advertorial Namib Film was founded in 2000 and we started with humble beginnings by scouting locations for visiting producers and providing location logistics for various productions. From there onwards, we have built from strength to strength with a vast array of productions through our door. Namib Film  has facilitated Hollywood studio […]