Financing your SA film

Money is one of the main stumbling blocks holding South African filmmakers back, despite growth in demand for African stories and a wealth of new ideas and talent, writes Kim Crowie in the Callsheet. Anyone who has started to make a film in South Africa knows that it’s an uphill struggle to …

DISCOP Johannesburg film and TV market returns to Johannesburg in Oct 17

DISCOP Johannesburg, one of TV and films most vibrant markets, returns in Oct 2017. Launched in 2012, DISCOP has become an important forum for pitching and purchasing new content.Johannesburg is a 3-day market bringing together 150+ international sellers of film, TV content, adaptation DISCOP Johannesburg takes place from 25-27 October, and …

#WomenNotObjects

Revisiting this outstanding video from 2016, #WomenNotObjects names and shames ads that objectify women in ads. The 2-minute film provoked wide-spread conversation, some defensiveness, and some apparent real shifts in some companies’ attitudes towards sexualizing women in ads.

South African Society of Cinematographers calls for 2017 award nominations

The South African Society of Cinematographers (SASC) has called for nominations for the 2017 Visible Spectrum Awards, which recognise the highest levels of excellence in Cinematography currently active in the South African industry. These awards celebrate and acknowledge the very best work produced by South African Cinematographers, and are an opportunity …