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.
As increased Web access and mobile phone penetration transform the way more than 1 billion Africans live and do business, a growing number of websites are looking to solve the distribution woes that…
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.