Steve Carell to get ‘Conviction’

Steve Carell is to star in and produce Conviction, an action comedy heist film. Lookout for a possible name change, as 2010 saw the release of a Sam Rockwell / Hilary Swank picture with the same name.

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SA, New Zealand sign co-production agreement

The South African and New Zealand governments have signed a co-production agreement which will benefit the creative industries in both countries, according to the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)

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Additional financial incentives introduced for shooting in South Africa

South Africa is currently the most cost-competitive it’s been in years, especially for larger-budget co-productions, thanks to the Dept. of Trade and Industry, which has removed the R20 million ($2.5 million) cap on its incentives, and the value of the rand — now down to around eight to the dollar. The Foreign Film and Television…

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