Eastern Cape filmmaker wants to help tell his community’s stories

Instead of aiming for the bright lights and the big bucks of Hollywood, filmmaker Ntsikelelo Mavata returns to his hometown roots to make films...

isiXhosa sci-fi film wows at BRICS film festival in China

A new isiXhosa film, a futuristic sci-fi action film titled Stillborn, opened the International BRICS Film Festival held in China during June 2017. CD Anderson The...

Africa Day: The new African kings and queens of Hollywood

Proudly African stars are taking the film and television world by storm, with a new generation of talent gaining prominence in some of Hollywood's...

South African film placed second in international competition

Filmmakers around the world made powerful public service announcement movies on human trafficking and modern day slavery for the HeardPSA campaign. The South African...

South Africa’s Black Mambas inspire Hollywood film

CD Anderson The all-women Black Mamba anti-poaching unit is renowned around the world for their committed efforts to protect South African wildlife, in particular the...

Crumbs: the award-winning African sci-fi film now available to watch online

CD Anderson Bypassing the traditional route of commercial theatre and DVD releases, the acclaimed Afrocentric sci-fi film, Crumbs is now available to watch online on...

South African film-maker wins at Cannes Film Festival

5 July 2016 This is my favorite film I have directed to date!!!! https://t.co/B2tldarcAb thanks so much to @greatbigstory pic.twitter.com/9a4M1849q3 — Dan Mace (@Dan_theDirector) May 23,...

South African classic The Suit made into a short film

The trailer for the film version of South African writer Can Themba's classic short story, The Suit, has been released. The film has been selected for a number of local and African film festivals. It stars Atandwa Kani, his acting legend father John Kani, and Phuti Nakene.

Cynthia Jele: ‘Look at local novels for films’

World Book and Copyright Day is observed on 23 April to acknowledge books and writers, and to encourage everyone to discover the pleasure of reading. Local novelist Cynthia Jele used the opportunity to speak about her experiences as a writer.

South African actor lands roles in two US series

South African television and film star Neil Sandilands (7de Laan, Die Ballade van Robbie de Wee) will appear in two American television series in 2016, following in the footsteps of other South African Hollywood success stories such as Charlize Theron and Terry Pheto.