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 […]

Welcome new EXCO members

2 November 2021 ipoadmin 0

The IPO is delighted to welcome four new EXCO members to our team after they were voted in at the recent IPO Annual General Meeting. Bradley Joshua is the CEO and Executive Producer at Gambit Films. With a focus on Business development and growth through content, Bradley is the force behind […]

IPO DFM Hangout: The Great Copyright Debate

4 July 2021 ipoadmin 0

IPO DFM Hangout: The Great Copyright Debate: A Pan-African dialogue on the role of copyright in supporting the growth of content production on the Continent. Mon, July 19th 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Moderator: Phumla Mfeka – Mfeka Attorneys (South Africa) Panelists: Stephen Hollis –  Adams & Adams (South Africa) […]

IPO Finalising Standard Contracts for Actors

3 May 2021 ipoadmin 0

The IPO Broadcast subcommittee has been in lengthy negotiations with SAGA and the PMA towards reaching mutually acceptable standardised TV contracts for actors. As this is set to become the standard contract used by all producers, it’s important that you have the opportunity to review and comment before we conclude […]

IPO Information Session: Fringing

8 April 2021 ipoadmin 0

The IPO has found how sorely lacking a strong Executive Director was during the COVID-19 pandemic. A volunteer-based organisation does not have the capacity to deal with the challenges facing the sector or take advantage of the enormous potential it holds. We hired a temporary Emergency Co-ordinator Trish Downing for […]