South African Irish Film Co-production Deal Signed at Cannes International Film Festival

South African Minister for Arts and Culture Paul Mashatil and his Irish counterpart Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht signed the first Irish South African Co-production Treaty for Film at the Cannes International Film Festival on Sunday. The Treaty aims to facilitate greater co-production opportunities between the two countries enabling both to…

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South Africa, Ireland to Sign Co-Production Treaty

South Africa and Ireland are scheduled to sign a co-production treaty on Sunday, at the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival The treaty will enable productions from both territories to qualify for the incentives available in each country for home-grown content producers. The arrangement is also designed to enable collaborations between producers from both countries. It…

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‘Blade Runner’ sequel takes a jog closer to production

It only took them about 30 years, but the “Blade Runner” team is now officially heading back to the future. The long-awaited “Blade Runner” sequel looks to be more an impending reality than it ever has before, and fans of the sci-fi classic should be thrilled to hear that not only is Ridley Scott back…

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Largest SA delegation so far to attend 65th Cannes Film Fest

The South African delegation attending this year’s  Cannes Film Festival is the largest yet, with 130 confirmed delegates The National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) in association with the Department of Arts & Culture (DAC) will lead the delegation to the 65th Cannes International Film Festival. Cannes International Film Festival is an annual prestigious event that…

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Post production in SA now qualifies for DTI rebate scheme

Changes to the incentives for foreign film and television productions will enable local post-production companies to attract work that is not necessarily filmed in South Africa, helping to sustain and grow South Africa’s film industry, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Announcing the changes last week, Davies said South Africa’s film sector had enormous…

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