Silwerskerm Winners Short Film Webinar

16 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

The IPO Communications Manager Liezel Vermeulen welcomed everyone to the webinar. We are absolutely thrilled to be having our 3rd Short Film Webinar. This is something that was developed in response to queries that have we have been receiving from the end of last year. We are very grateful to see […]

Showmax partners with Actor Spaces

14 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

Showmax and Actor Spaces are partnering to open up the industry, with new masterclasses coming to YouTube every second Thursday from August into October 2022. Each masterclass will be followed within a week by an Instagram Live for aspiring actors to ask the featured speaker follow-up questions.  “Our Showmax Originals […]

City places freeze on tariffs for filming in Cape Town

5 July 2022 ipoadmin 0

The City of Cape Town is placing a freeze on all Safety and Security tariffs for filming within the city for its new financial year. This includes costs for Traffic Services, Metro Police and Law Enforcement for the 2022/23 period. Parking tariffs will, however, remain. This is the third time […]

NFVF SA Box Office report

29 June 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has released the annual South African Box Office Report. The report gives an overview of the performance of films released in local cinemas (also known as the box office) and provides a trend of performance over a 10-year period. The report indicates the […]

Impact of Covid-19 on creative economy

29 May 2022 ipoadmin 0

by Sarah Hook for Daily Maverick The South African Cultural Observatory’s report on the impact of Covid-19 on the cultural and creative industry offers some insight into a sector that should be held dear. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been felt across all industries and the arts sector […]

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 […]