Inxeba victory for Freedom of Expression

2 July 2018 ipoadmin 0

The Right2Know Campaign and the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) welcomes today’s ruling on the censorship of the award-winning film Inxeba, which had effectively been reclassified as hard core pornography by the Film & Publications Board’s appeals tribunal. R2K and SASFED entered the case as friends of the court, with […]

IPO Statement: SAFETY ON FILM SETS

27 May 2018 ipoadmin 0

The Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) has been alarmed to hear of the unfortunate death of actor Odwa Shweni on a film set in KZN. It seems from the reports that we have been able to access, that there may have been negligence involved and we welcome a police investigation into the matter. […]

STATEMENT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE FILM INDUSTRY

24 May 2018 ipoadmin 0

The Independent Producers Organisa4on (IPO) believes that everyone has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices, including harassment. This applies especially to sexual harassment. We therefore expect members to take all reasonable steps to create awareness and maintain an environment which is free […]

 IPO Pays Tribute to Libby Lloyd

19 January 2018 ipoadmin 0

The Independent Producers’ Organisation has learned with great sadness of the passing of Libby Lloyd on Thursday 18 January 2018. Libby Lloyd was a committed activist, journalist and researcher on freedom of expression and media policy. She worked for both mainstream and alternative newspapers, radio stations, and magazines in South […]

Toolbox: Contracts for Post-Production

15 January 2018 ipoadmin 0

The IPO is currently collating streamlined, customisable contract templates for use by its members. As part of this series, we would like to draw your attention to the contracts and employment conditions resources made available by the SA Guild of Editors (SAGE) who are a fellow SASFED affiliate alongside the […]