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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New hassle free image search service launched

A new service for creatives that takes the schlep out of searching for images, has been launched in South Africa and globally. Clients simply post a brief for an image request and a global network of over 3000 professional photographers, including over 100 locally, responds to the  request. ImageBrief is ‘a smart alternative to traditional…

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Box Office Milestone: ‘The Avengers’ Becomes No. 3 Pic of All Time With US$1.331 Billion

A month in, Joss Whedon’s The Avengers continues to make box office history. On Friday, the Disney and Marvel Studios’ tentpole surpassed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 to become the third-biggest tile of all time at the worldwide box office with a cume of $1.331 billion. The final Harry Potter film, released in…

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