Youth Month 2022

1 July 2022 ipoadmin 0

We highlighted some of our amazing members on our social media platforms during the course of June:  Gabriella Blumberg from Sanktuary Films shared the producing journey behind her award-winning short “Leemtes en Leegheid” in our Short Film Webinar.   What do you love most about producing? “I love that films […]

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 […]

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 […]

Videovision Entertainment at Investment Conference

26 March 2022 ipoadmin 0

The Film and Creative Industries received great prominence at the 4th South Africa Investment Conference hosted by President Ramaphosa in Johannesburg on Thursday, 24th March.  Film producer, Anant Singh participated in the plenary session in the panel discussion, ‘The African Opportunity – South Africa and Beyond‘ where he spoke about […]

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 […]