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South African film industry loses a legend, award winning Producer and Director – Junaid Ahmed

South African film industry loses a legend, award winning Producer and Director – Junaid Ahmed

[ 0 ] November 2, 2016 |

Johannesburg South Africa: 01 November 2016 – It is with a heavy heart that the Independent Producers Organisation announces the passing of its Executive Member, Award-winning Producer/Director Junaid Ahmed, age 57. Junaid Ahmed worked his way up the ranks, he was a man who passionately loved the South African film industry. He hailed from Durban, […]

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Elements Film Lab – Expanded Talent Focus Programme – Playground Cape Town

Elements Film Lab – Expanded Talent Focus Programme – Playground Cape Town

[ 0 ] September 19, 2016 |

Elements Film Lab is an initiative of the Shnit Expanded Talent Focus Programme for Playground Cape Town in 2016. Over the festival weekend filmmakers will participate in a series of workshops, discussions, conversations and engagements that will further their paths in creating world-class short films. In 2015 the first Elements Film Lab was hosted at […]

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Elements Film Lab Full Day Itinerary – Cape Town 2016

Elements Film Lab Full Day Itinerary – Cape Town 2016

[ 1 ] September 19, 2016 |

Panel Discussions: Stories & Form Hosted by: Sean Drummond Speakers: Brent Palmer, Nosipho Dumisa, Meg Rickards and Daryne Joshua Our panel of experts each come with a unique collection of experiences across multiple formats of filmmaking, web series, documentary, shorts, features, episodical and series – including live performance. This panel discusses telling stories in different […]

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John Barker Director of Wonder Boy will be on BCR 104 FM

John Barker Director of Wonder Boy will be on BCR 104 FM

[ 0 ] July 21, 2016 |

Talented, committed, refreshingly irreverent: John Barker is a South African filmmaker based in Johannesburg. His directional debut Bunny Chow was officially selected to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2006. The film has since received many accolades but, more importantly, touched the funny bone and heart of South Africans across the country. Bunny Chow used a memorable […]

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Wonder Boy Teaser and Synopsis

Wonder Boy Teaser and Synopsis

[ 0 ] July 21, 2016 |

Synopsys: Wonder Boy for President tells a story of Wonder Boy, a charismatic and authoritative young man from the Eastern Cape, who is coerced into running for president by two dubious and corrupt characters played by Ntosh Madlingozi and Tony Miyambo. Their aim is to mould him into a great politician and manufacture his down-fall at […]

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South African Triggerfish Animation Studios wins the Oscars of animation – Le Cristal Award at Annecy Animation Festival

South African Triggerfish Animation Studios wins the Oscars of animation – Le Cristal Award at Annecy Animation Festival

[ 0 ] June 22, 2016 |

Triggerfish Animation Studios based in Cape Town, South Africa – is a film and entertainment company that is capturing the world’s attention. Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest says, “…it’s exciting times for African animation.”  Stick Man Triggerfish’s’ collaboration with Magic Light Pictures, has won Le Cristal at Annecy, the top prize for a TV production at the world’s […]

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Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016 |

Howard James Fyvie is impressively passionate about making movies. This comes across in the very descript and insightful response to our questions. Fyvie and filmmaking partner Greg Kriek on Last One’s Out, made the feature film with a measly budget of 50 000 ZAR. Last One’s Out was invited in 2015 to be part of South Africa’s […]

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Last Ones Out – South African Feature Film – Trailer, synopsis, cast and details

Last Ones Out – South African Feature Film – Trailer, synopsis, cast and details

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016 |

Last Ones Out An African zombie movie like never before.   About the Film Chosen by the NFVF to represent South Africa at the Cannes Film Festival market in 2015, Last Ones Out is the much-spoken-of feature film of the year starring breakout performer Greg Kriek (Momentum, n Man soos my Pa). Hailed as the […]

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Marycate Masilela – Hollywood mastered their craft, we can’t do it better than them but we can always do us

Marycate Masilela – Hollywood mastered their craft, we can’t do it better than them but we can always do us

[ 0 ] June 4, 2016 |

Meet Marycate Masilela, the creator of E’bioscope – Her friends call her Peaches. She studied film at AFDA Johannesburg… [MM] I remember walking in those gates I thought I was going to be a director (she laughs) quickly how that changed. Yet my passion for film started when I was a toddler, without knowing my parents encouraged […]

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E’bioscope is an African film-industry review show hosted and produced by Marycate Masilela

E’bioscope is an African film-industry review show hosted and produced by Marycate Masilela

[ 0 ] May 28, 2016 |

E’bioscope is an African film-industry review radio show hosted and produced by Marycate Masilela. It is presented in siSwati and English. The show airs on BCR Radio Station 104.1 Barberton, Mpumalanga everyday Friday at 9:30am E’bioscope is also available for web streaming on www.bcrfm104.co.za Marycate Masilela is a passionate filmmaker with a colourful upbringing in […]

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