As South Africa's leading film fest wrapped its 33rd edition, local bizzers were looking ahead with cautious optimism as the young industry continues to find its feet.
DURBAN, South Africa -- Austrian helmer Michael Haneke's "Amour" took home top honors for film at the 33rd Durban Film Festival on Sunday.
CREEK TOWN, NIGERIA -- Six days into shooting the film adaptation of "Half of a Yellow Sun," the bestselling novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, cast and crew in this small tropical…
LAGOS -- "I'm not a TV person," says Mo Abudu, the talkshow sensation often referred to as "Africa's Oprah."
DURBAN, South Africa -- The third Durban FilmMart wrapped with a host of awards lending financial support to documentary and feature projects in Africa.
DURBAN, South Africa -- The province of KwaZulu-Natal has launched a film commission that is expected to boost South Africa's rapidly growing film industry.
As production booms, fest pics mirror emerging continent's diversity
South Africa has long long been a magnet for foreign productions, but the recent B.O. success of Universal's "Safe House," filmed with Cape Town-based Moonlighting Films, and Fox's "Chronicle," shot…
South Africa's established locations industry got a big lift from the success of Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" in 2009. The film, per Michael Murphey of Kalahari Pictures, which co-produced it, was…
He might be the hottest thing in Nigerian cinema right now, but Kunle Afolayan was disgruntled on a recent afternoon at the offices of his production company, Golden Effects.