Locations Africa unveiled its plans this week at the Durban film fest to establish the first showcase for location shooting and film facilitation across the continent. Headed by Azania Muendane…
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Five months after its launch, the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is looking to position the coastal province alongside more established South African industry hubs. While Western Cape (Cape Town) and…
IPO-bound Chinese e-commerce giant also attaches top director Peter Chan and Internet-sensation Giddens Ko
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” has emerged as the summer’s biggest global smash, racking up another $81.2 million this weekend and dominating the foreign charts. The Paramount release debuted in…
Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" has been selected as the centerpiece gala at the 52nd annual New York Film Festival.
The spirits of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain course through "Black Coal, Thin Ice," a bleak but powerful, carefully controlled Chinese detective thriller.
When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that…
Inevitably, the ban slapped on opening night film "Of Good Report" by the South African Film and Publication Board over-shadowed the 34th Durban Festival's get-go. But, as South Africa's industry…
The Durban FilmMart winners were announced Monday. Young Ghanaian femme helmer Akosua Adoma Owusu’s project won ARTE France’s ARTE International Award, which is worth 6,000 euros ($7,918) for her…
Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC…
In the apartheid era, the coastal city of Durban featured pristine “whites only” beaches and a boardwalk dotted with hotels and high-rise apartment blocks, a popular holiday destination. Legislation…
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