Energy and earth aware on film sets

A short and inspirational video about how the TV show Pretty Little Liars have really incorporated energy efficiency and earth awareness throughout the film production processes, from a shift to LED lights to the compostable utensils on the craft table.

NFVF Film and TV Internship application deadline reminder

One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is about internships available to young South African filmmakers. The NFVF’s internship program is still accepting applications, up until Wednesday 26 April 2017, including a whole range of media skills: Film and television producing, script writing, animation, editing, cinematography, and many others. Selection criteria and application details are…

Arri launches totally wireless Alexa SXT W

Arri has launched the Alexa SXT W, a totally wireless camera with Wireless Video, WiFi and wireless camera/lens control all built in.  Aside from ease of use, fewer cables mean a smaller, integrated camera system and a quicker setup time.

Critters on Camera: 6 hints for working with reptiles, snakes, and insects on film sets

South Africa is well known for our magnificent wildlife – and they’ve made thousands of appearances in films, TV shows and other ads. But we’re also home to thousands of other magnificent and creepy creatures, including bugs, snakes and other reptiles that also slither onto set from time to time. Animal wrangler Damien Elliet is the…

Travel and Leisure ranks Cape Town as the Ninth Best City in the World

More prestige and friendly favour for one of South Africa’s most popular #filmproduction cities: #CapeTown has added another feather to its tourism cap by being named the Ninth Best City in the World. According to CNN, Travel & Leisure website’s reader survey included Cape Town in the top 10 best international cities, keeping company with popular and prestigious international destinations Rome, Bangkok, Kyoto…