Netflix launches collection in celebration of African stories

30 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

This year, the African Union has deemed 2022 ‘the year of nutrition’ and in that spirit, Netflix is bringing stories from North, East, West, Central and Southern Africa to feast on. This collection includes rows like ‘Our Music, Our Culture, Our History’, ‘Award-Winners & Critics’ Favourites;’ ‘African Women Behind the […]

Realness Institute launches AuthenticA Series Lab

21 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

The Realness Institute, in partnership with The StoryBoard Collective, launches yet another exciting and empowering programme for African episodic screenwriters, AuthenticA Series Lab. Realness Institute, a non-profit organisation, which aims to empower Africans to tell their stories from an unapologetically African point of view, is pleased to announce the open […]

Partners Against Piracy launches to fight content piracy

19 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

By Chola Makgamathe, Southern African Music Rights Organisation NPC (SAMRO) General Manager Legal Services and Chairperson at the Copyright Coalition of South Africa The recently gathering of content and creative industry stakeholders culminated in the launch of Partners Against Piracy (PAP), a pan-African initiative to combat one of the most fundamental […]

Marketing and Distribution Cycle & Festival Hosting

19 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

The NFVF, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has released the call for applicants to submit for: 1)     Marketing and Distribution (Cycle 1 FY 2022/23) 2)     Festival Hosting (Cycle 2 FY 2022/23) Closing date for submissions:     28 April 2022 Individuals, companies, and organisations may submit funding […]

Farewell Richard Nosworthy

16 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

A giant of our industry Richard Nosworthy has left us after a lengthy illness bourne with courage and good humour. A stalwart at the IPO for many years and a truly generous human who shared his knowledge and talent selflessly. We send our condolences and love to the Writers Guild […]

Public Screening funding in celebration of Youth Month

7 April 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture is calling for public screening proposals in celebration of the Youth Month. The screening can be an outdoor, indoor and or drive – in format. The funding cap for these screenings is R150 000 […]