South Africa has selected child-gang thriller "Four Corners" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. Directed by Ian Gabriel, "Four Corners" revolves around a 13-year-old chess…
National Film And Video Foundation
When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Mmabatho Ramagoshi, council chairperson of South Africa's National Film and Video Foundation, is a woman with a mission. The government set up the NFVF in the mid-90s, and gave it the task of…
The Writers Guild of America has selected the JW Marriott at L.A. Live and the Edison Ballroom in New York City as the venues for its simultaneous Feb. 1 awards presentations.
“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
Paris-based EuropaCorp has confirmed that Morgan Freeman is set to star opposite Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson’s actioner “Lucy.” EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert also confirmed Universal has…
The opening of “Fruitvale Station” on the same weekend as the Trayvon Martin trial concluded was certainly not planned. But the similarity of the two high-profile shootings was a potent reminder for…
ROME — The Doha Film Institute is forging ahead with its new Ajyal Film Festival for the Young, which will run Nov. 26-30 with hundreds of kids from the region as jurors. Five-day kiddie shindig…
For the second time, Warner Bros. has delayed fantasy action film "The Seventh Son," which stars Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander.
Amazon Studios is adding an option for its content development arm to include short concept videos for possible development.