The Durban Film Festival has stepped in to fill the film market void created by the 2007 demise of the Sithengi Film and Television Market, South Africa's leading mart.
Christelle De Jager
Thirteen years on, Zwelakhe Sisulu's dream is in tatters.
Inspired by the success of frump-to-famous Susan Boyle on "Britain's Got Talent," South Africans are flocking to auditions for the country's inaugural version of the show, set to air on SABC2 in…
The South African Broadcasting Corp. may be skittish about airing a doc on political satire, but the Mail & Guardian newspaper is making hay of the controversy over "Special Assignment."
The cash-strapped South African Broadcasting Corp. has gone begging to the government for a 2 billion rand ($248 million) emergency bailout to "pull it back from the brink" as producers and unions…
Just an hour before the South African Broadcasting Corp. was ready to air a documentary featuring a cartoonist's scathing satire of South Africa's new president, execs got cold feet. Again.
Hot on the heels of the craze for dance reality TV shows, Afrikaans-language channel Kyknet has bowed an original reality skein for amateur hoofers, "Die Laaste Wals."
The South African Broadcasting Corp. has introduced a new way to categorize its auds to get a clearer understanding of their needs.
Helmer Ralph Ziman's "Jerusalema" is South Africa's submission for consideration in the foreign film category at the Oscars, while helmer Maris Martinsons' debut feature, "Loss," will represent…
Pan-African satcaster MultiChoice and its advertising sales arm Oracle Airtime Sales plus U.K.-based TNS Media Research will launch TNS's audience measurement system early next year.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%