Prometheus – Review

Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Alien is a hard act to follow, so he’s made a gut-wrenching and prequel instead. Read the Guardian’s review to the much-anticipated movie here.

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NFVF call for film and video funding applications

The National Film and Video Foundation will now issue quarterly calls for applications for funding in the areas of training, marketing and distribution support, script development and production financing. These calls will be aligned to the quarterly meetings of council and are designed to provide the industry with clear deadlines for submissions each quarter. All…

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Durban Filmart Project Selection Announced

The selected projects for this year’s Durban FilmMart, which takes place from 19-29 July 2012, have been announced. Now in its third year, the Durban FilmMart is a meeting place for African filmmakers, financiers, broadcasters and top film experts which will take place during the 33rd Durban International Film Festival. A Reader Panel consisting of…

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‘The Great Gatsby’ Trailer Presents Leonardo DiCaprio and Empty Grandeur in 3D

With its computer animation, rap-and-rock soundtrack and promise of shots that pop through a third dimension and maybe even fourth, Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation ofThe Great Gatsby would seem a hundred years’ updated from the Great American Novel, if not for its Coolidge-era grandiosity and period-appropriate costuming. The clarity of the shots, the nods to modern crime dramas…

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YouTube turns 7

In just 7 years, YouTube has become an internet and video phenomenon, now uploading 72 hours of footage to it’s site every minute. This video celebrates some of their significant milestones.

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