Durban FilmMart debates role of Women behind the camera

One of the highlights of the Durban FilmMart this year will be the events’ concerted efforts to highlight the role of female filmmakers. A number of workshops, roundtables and panel discussions with leading women in film will be held to explore the issues. The programme will be facilitated by the lobby and advocacy organization Sisters Working …

Africa is a mobile-only continent

Well, not quite. But Luke McKelland of Google South Africa makes the case that Africa’s media consumers and internet users have jumped the ‘desktop’ phase and moved directly into mobile. “It’s time to lose the desktop as way to access the internet” says McKelland. “We need to stop thinking of mobile as …

NFVF Film and TV Internship application deadline reminder

One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is about internships available to young South African filmmakers. The NFVF’s internship program is still accepting applications, up until Wednesday 26 April 2017, including a whole range of media skills: Film and television producing, script writing, animation, editing, cinematography, and many others. Selection …