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New Afrikaans film “Hollywood in my Huis” a ‘refreshing coming-of-age’ rom com

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On 13 April principal photography begins on writer and director Corne van Rooyen’s debut film Hollywood in my Huis (Hollywood in my House), which will be filmed in Cape Town. Described as a ‘spirited, refreshing coming-of-age romantic comedy’ the film tells the story of ‘wallflower’ Jana, who lives in a poor neighbourhood with her dysfunctional […]

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South African Film and Television Awards for 2014

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BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT The 2014 Judges unanimously decided that in the category ”Best Documentary Short” no award will be given. BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER OF A DOCUMENTARY SHORT Susan Scott – 50/50:Wild Dogs Pule Molebatsi – Ndiyindoda : I am A Man Ingmar Buchner – Waterborne BEST DIRECTOR OF A DOCUMENTARY SHORT The 2014 Judges unanimously decided […]

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AFRIKAANS FILM TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA IN THE USA

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United International Pictures and Light and Dark Films have announced that their independent movie KONFETTI will be featuring at this year’s Beverly Hills and Julien Dubuque international film festivals Entering its 14th successful year, the Beverly Hills Film Festival (BHFF) is an international competition dedicated to showcasing the art and talent of emerging filmmakers in the […]

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SA Youtube views spike up by 90%

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Thanks to online shows from MduComics and The Anne Hirsch Show, bizcommunity reports that the online presence of South Africa on YouTube has increased by 90%. YouTube attracts a global generation that has grown up watching what they want, whenever they want, on whatever device is closest. Globally, almost 40% of YouTube’s 6 billion hours of monthly watch-time comes from mobile devices. […]

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Pad Na Jou Hart opens at Number 1

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PAD NA JOU HART broke records and opened at number 1 at the South African box-office this weekend. According to Pieter Geldenhuys from Ster Kinekor Entertainment, PAD NA JOU HART opened  on R3,1 million  and more than 71,000 people went to the cinemas to watch the movie. The movie made more money than any of […]

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Avengers 2: Age of Ultron to film in Johannesburg

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It has been confirmed that Marvel Studios will film parts of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron in the Johannesburg city centre and surrounding areas in the Gauteng province.The Johannesburg Joint Operations Committee (JOC) announced that action photography sequences will be shot throughout the city, but that principle cast members will not be included in the […]

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