Cape raking in R5.5bn from US films

International films shot in the Western Cape  have boosted its economy by around R5.5-billion this year alone, according to the Cape Film Commission. High-profile projects include Denzel Washington’s and Ryan Reynolds’ Safe House and Stephen Fry’s The Borrowers.

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Public viewing of award-winning Cannes Lions Festival ads in Johannesburg

A review panel, led by Jeremy Maggs, will offer a screening and discussion of the Cannes Lions Festival 2011 award winning adverts on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 at Ster-Kinekor Sandton, from 8 until  9.30am. For details and bookings, email Angelique Meyer at angelique@thelime.co.za before 10am on 14 November.

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