Category Archives: Local News

SABC loses rights to live Bafana games

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Live Bafana Bafana matches are about to disappear from the SABC after pay-TV newcomers Siyaya TV won exclusive radio and television rights to all South African national football teams in a six-year broadcast deal worth R1bn. The SABC’s current deal with the South African Football Association (Safa) was worth around R45m over three years and will […]

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The Vent joins Cliff Central

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Aligning with it’s mission to share and spread the love of ‘Movies, TV & Escapism’, The Vent will tackle radio with a weekly slot on the new internet/mobile radio platform Cliff Central. Every week for 30 minutes The Vent will cover all the weeks latest TV & Film News. Listeners will be given some informative […]

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The Vent’s Freshman Year at the at the Durban International Film Festival

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The 35th year of the Durban International Film festival (DIFF), unfortunately, bid its official farewell on Saturday Night, 26th of July at the Suncoast Casino, though most films were still on cinema until the 27th ,the best of it was already over. The Award-Winners were announced in the closing night’s elegant ceremony, prior to the […]

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Cold Harbour star wins Best Actor at the Durban International Film Festival

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South African star Tony Kgoroge was named Best Actor at Durban International Film Festival this weekend for his role in Cold Harbour, currently in cinemas. Tony shared the prize with Timbuktu star Ibrahim Ahmed. “The best actor award is shared between an actor who is established and commanding and a newcomer who is unforgettable. Both give soulful and […]

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Interview: The Vent sits down with Endemol`s Managing Director and Isidingo`s Head Writer.

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In an interview filled with laughter, The Vent sat down with Sivan Pillay, the Managing Director of Endemol and Rohan Dickson, the Head Writer for the local soap drama Isidingo. The pair were in deep discussion about the creative dynamic process involved in crafting the television show. Rohan Dickson says even though the show tries its best to […]

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