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.
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…
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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.
Nearly two decades after the end of apartheid, the South African film industry is still grappling with its legacy as it struggles to bring more black audiences into movie theaters.
Two B.O. hits, both lensed in Cape Town, are adding to South Africa's growing reputation as a shooting hot spot.
"Nollywood is dead," says a Nigerian entertainment lawyer, sipping a beer in a fashionable restaurant in the capital of the country's entertainment industry.
LAGOS The stars of African cinema aligned Sunday for the eighth Africa Movie Academy Awards at a splashy ceremony held in Lagos, Nigeria's cultural and economic capital.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%