Hollywood 2 SA Talent Search comes to Joburg and Cape Town

Hollywood casting director and acting coach Michelle Danner will be facilitating the Hollywood 2 SA Master classes in Joburg and Cape Town in February. Michelle Danner is one of Hollywood’s finest film/casting directors and acting coach to A list Hollywood actors including Salma Hayek, Penelope Cruz, Chris Rock, Christian Slater and Gerard Butler. The “Hollywood…

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Cameras: 2012 Year In Review

Filmmaker magazine’s  top ten camera news and developments in 2012 include discussion points on the end of film, death of 3D in the consumer market, and the introduction of screening movies at higher frame rates.

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YouTube’s 2012 trends: Gangnam style reigns supreme

Popular video sharing site YouTube has released its top trending videos for the year and its no surprise that South Korean sensation PSY is at the top of the list. According to the site, when it looked back at the year that was, it found that Korean pop music crossed borders worldwide. This comes as…

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South Africa’s Top 12 most popular YouTube Videos

The most popular South African YouTube video results for 2012 are out. The list shows the South African videos that recorded the largest number of views in South Africa on the popular social media platform over the past year.

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The New Hollywood? Cape Town takes on Tinseltown

CNN Marketplace writes very positively about the recent success of the Cape Town Film Studios, and how it’s producing work that is impressive – in qualitative and economic terms – for film studios around the globe.

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Gauteng Film Commission gets R23 million from Government

The Gauteng Film Commission has been allocated R23.4 million in the latest provincial budget, according toSports, Arts, Culture and Recreation MEC  Lebogang Maile.Maile said that 192 films were shot in Gauteng in the last financial year. Maile said that 192 films were shot in Gauteng in the last financial year. An additional  R57 million has been…

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