4K Resolution TV emerging as a consumer technology

4K resolution television, which displays on-screen images four times as detailed as current-generation high-definition sets, is set to be the big emerging trend in television technology in 2013 judging by announcements at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Sony, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics all announced large-screen TVs that use this new…

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Western Cape film industry poised for growth

The Western Cape film industry is poised for growth in the coming year with the provincial government announcing bold plans in December 2012, to promote the industry internationally. Part of the plans include, facilitating access to national film rebates, exploring the potential of developing local content film making and trade and investment missions in collaboration with…

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Oscars To Fete James Bond – Finally

In five decades, James Bond has racked up many feats from babes to bombs, but one figure 007 hasn’t charmed is Oscar, though that will begin to change this year. 007 will receive a full tribute at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Writers’ Guild of South Africa announces inaugural ‘Great Idea’ Competition

The Writers’ Guild of South Africa is proud to announce the inaugural ‘Great Idea’ Competition. South African screenwriters are invited to submit an original idea for one (or as many as they wish) of the following categories: A 90 minute motion picture A prime time family drama series A prime time comedy series This is…

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Vimeo’s top 12 videos of 2012

Each of Vimeo’s top 12 videos of 2012, ‘singlehandedly captivated the Vimeo curation team with its cinematographic handiwork, candidly recorded offhand moments, and downright handsome filmmaking’.

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