Chat and Chill with the Barakat Producers

11 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

BARAKAT From the Arabic ‘barakah’, meaning ‘blessings’. In Cape Malay culture, a barakat is a paper bag with cakes, fruits and sweets shared among friends and neighbours. An aging matriarch aims to bring together her fractured, dysfunctional family over Eid-al-Fitr to break the news about her new romance. How does a […]

SAFTAs Entries now open

1 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture, the custodians of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), has officially opened submissions for local production companies to submit their entries for the 16th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (#SAFTAs16). The […]

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

28 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, […]

The Afda Graduation Festival 2021

23 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

Over the last 25 years, Afda students in their final year of their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees showcase their work at the annual Afda Graduation Festival. The festival is a multi-faceted and multi-medium event, which will take on a hybrid format – hosted online as well as traditionally in cinemas, […]

New York Festivals 2022 TV & Film Awards

4 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

The 2022 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards competition is open for entries. New York Festivals Television & Film Awards honours storytellers from around the globe. Since 1957, the competition has celebrated excellence and innovation across all genres and platforms, keeping pace with industry-wide developments and global trends. “When […]