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22/02/2017

NAB 2017 PREVIEW

Paris, 21st February, 2017 - Globecast is exhibiting in the Connected Media arena at NAB 2017 and will be highlighting its market-leading playout and media mana...

17/02/2017

Double Cross, South Africa's first 360 degree concurrent narrative film

17 February, 2017 - 07:35 Double Cross, a 360 degree short film created by Global Access is the first of its kind in SA using a concurrent narrative' a...

17/02/2017

List of 2017 SAFTAs Nominations

17 February, 2017 - 07:37 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has announced the nominees for its 2017 #SAFTAs11 South African Film and Television ...

16/02/2017

e.tv ordered to keep primetime news

-- e.tv ordered to keep primetime news -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:51 -- ICASA has declined e.tv s request to stop broadcasting news in prime time. ICASA s...

16/02/2017

Entries for the international AutoVision festival 2017 are open

-- Entries for the international AutoVision festival 2017 are open -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:04 -- As of February 2017, all film makers, agencies, companie...

16/02/2017

India puts 104 satellites into orbit

-- India puts 104 satellites into orbit -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:29 -- India s space agency put 104 satellites into orbit on Wednesday, 15 February 2017, ...

16/02/2017

IS in big Wi-Fi push in Africa

-- IS in big Wi-Fi push in Africa -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:37 -- Dimension Data division Internet Solutions (IS) has announced it will work with Dublin-b...

16/02/2017

ShowMax takes first step into Europe

-- ShowMax takes first step into Europe -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:42 -- Naspers-owned video-on-demand platform ShowMax has made its debut in a European co...

16/02/2017

National Geographic updates licensing portal for 4K

-- National Geographic updates licensing portal for 4K -- Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:50 -- National Geographic Creative has upgraded its Wazee Digital-powered...

16/02/2017

RapidLion 2017 Kicks Off

16 February, 2017 - 08:26 From the 5 March to the 12 March RapidLion 2017 also known as The South African International Film Festival will bring 140 films f...

16/02/2017

ShowMax launches new lower-priced internet TV service

16 February, 2017 - 07:35 ShowMax has launched a new lower-priced service available exclusively to Vodacom customers on an add-to-bill basis. For R49 per mo...

15/02/2017

EBS announces exclusive deal with Kwesé TV

-- EBS announces exclusive deal with Kwes TV -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:57 -- EBS, a full-service provider of EPG data for platforms and channels worldwid...

15/02/2017

TSL Products to showcase solutions for hybrid SDI/IP workflows

-- TSL Products to showcase solutions for hybrid SDI/IP workflows -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:12 -- Broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will show...

15/02/2017

Icasa holds hearings on spectrum

-- Icasa holds hearings on spectrum -- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:41 -- Communications regulator Icasa held public hearings late last week to determine how sca...

15/02/2017

Dusi race inspires feature film

15 February, 2017 - 08:36 Dubbed as one of the world's toughest river races, the three-day long race, which runs along the Msunduzi and Mgeni rivers, ov...

15/02/2017

Al Jazeera highlight: Europe's Forbidden Colony

15 February, 2017 - 07:30 This continent is collapsing, says Croatian philosopher Sre ko Horvat at the start of Europe's Forbidden Colony, a two-part ...

14/02/2017

Kampterrein trailer

You are in : Editorial News > in broadcast, film, commercials, new media & technology -- Kampterrein trailer -- Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:44 -- Incense Fil...

14/02/2017

Snell Advanced Media launches the SAM Academy

-- Snell Advanced Media launches the SAM Academy -- Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:12 -- Snell Advanced Media (SAM) announced the launch of the SAM Academy, part o...

14/02/2017

HELO H.264 Streamer and Recorder Now Shipping

14 February, 2017 - 07:09 Combining 3G-SDI and HDMI I/O into a portable Mini-Converter form factor, AJA's stand-alone HELO H.264 streaming and recording...

14/02/2017

Trevor Noah: “Any leader tweeting policy is ridiculous”

14 February, 2017 - 07:11 The Daily Show host Trevor Noah joined Talk To Al Jazeera on Saturday, one day after his autobiography, Born a Crime, won the Debu...

14/02/2017

WGSA Muse Awards a roaring success

14 February, 2017 - 07:45 The 4th edition of the prestigious WGSA Muse Awards took place on Saturday the 11th of February at the Market Theatre in Newtown, ...

13/02/2017

SABC loses Motsoeneng appeal

-- SABC loses Motsoeneng appeal -- Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:40 -- The SABC has been handed yet another legal defeat over efforts to defend its former chief o...

13/02/2017

Microsoft wins pivotal privacy case

-- Microsoft wins pivotal privacy case -- Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:51 -- Microsoft persuaded a judge not to let the US government out of a lawsuit alleging ...

13/02/2017

Dejero brings IP to NAB 2017

-- Dejero brings IP to NAB 2017 -- Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:00 -- Dejero is attending NAB 2017, held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre from 24 to 27 April, ...

13/02/2017

Imagine Communications to outfit first-of-its-kind production vehicle

-- Imagine Communications to outfit first-of-its-kind production vehicle -- Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:09 -- Imagine Communications has entered an agreement wi...

13/02/2017

African Animation Network and SSTREAMM to create mobile channel on MTN backbone

13 February, 2017 - 06:01 The African Animation Network, which was piloted as The Animation Lounge at DISCOP Johannesburg 2016, is partnering with SSTREAMM ...

13/02/2017

Director, Akin Omotoso Speaks On The Forces To Filmmaking

13 February, 2017 - 06:03 You're fortunate to make a film and you're fortunate to get the film out. All the things that happen afterwards are great...

11/02/2017

Scriptwriting support for booming feature industry

11 February, 2017 - 15:18 South Africa's feature film industry is mushrooming - and, as a result, is in desperate need of good home-grown scripts. Sou...

10/02/2017

Discovery 'Don't Stop Wondering' calls for entries

10 February, 2017 - 08:15 The Discovery Channel Dont Stop Wondering Award calls for 2- to 5-minute documentaries from filmmakers across Africa which showcas...

10/02/2017

Delta Airline Passengers To Watch Nollywood Movies On board

10 February, 2017 - 08:02 Delta Air Lines has concluded arrangements to bring Nollywood to the skies with Nigerian-made movies on board its flights. The gen...

09/02/2017

CABSAT 2017 PREVIEW

Paris, 6 February, 2017 - Globecast launches Optim'Net, CDN optimisation technology Even though the CDN price-per-Gb is regularly decreasing, CDN costs for...

09/02/2017

EBS announces exclusive deal with Africas Kwesé TV

-- EBS announces exclusive deal with Africas Kwes TV -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:57 -- EBS, a full-service provider of EPG data for platforms and channels ...

09/02/2017

Hot Docs-Blue Ice group fund awards eight African documentary projects

-- Hot Docs-Blue Ice group fund awards eight African documentary projects -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:22 -- Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festi...

09/02/2017

People Passion Purpose set to inspire Mzansi

-- People Passion Purpose set to inspire Mzansi -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:26 -- People Passion Purpose is a six-part series of inspirational regional docum...

09/02/2017

African Animation Network and SSTREAMM partner to create mobile channel on MTN

-- African Animation Network and SSTREAMM partner to create mobile channel on MTN -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:34 -- The African Animation Network, which was...

09/02/2017

Cable Onda employs Elemental solutions to power unified headend

-- Cable Onda employs Elemental solutions to power unified headend -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:42 -- Elemental Technologies, a provider of software-defined v...

09/02/2017

ShowMax and Vodacom team up on new lower-priced internet TV service

-- ShowMax and Vodacom team up on new lower-priced internet TV service -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:59 -- Available exclusively to Vodacom customers on an add...

09/02/2017

Dani Hynes directs new Old Mutual ad

-- Dani Hynes directs new Old Mutual ad -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:05 -- Egg Films director Dani Hynes brought her trademark warmth to FCB Johannesburg s l...

09/02/2017

TSL Products showcases solutions for hybrid SDI/IP workflows

-- TSL Products showcases solutions for hybrid SDI/IP workflows -- Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:12 -- Broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will showca...

09/02/2017

2017 Saftas again marred by TV boycott

9 February, 2017 - 07:25 Controversy is swirling around the upcoming 11th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) as the countrys soaps, including...

09/02/2017

Call for Proposals: Youth Filmmaker's Project

9 February, 2017 - 08:04 The NFVF is introducing a programme to provide opportunities to enable Youth filmmakers to develop, write, direct and produce 10 sh...

08/02/2017

Globecast provides complete contribution and distribution services for the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2017 in Gabon

Paris, 7th February, 2017 - From 14th January to 5th February, Globecast ensured...

08/02/2017

Why Fokofpolisiekar's Forgive Them for They Know Not What They Do...

NORTHAM, SOUTH AFRICA 10 August 2009: South African rock group Fokofpolisier performs at the Oppikoppi Smoorverlief festival in Northam. Thousands of people a...

08/02/2017

Call for Proposals: FEMALE Filmmaker's Project

Call for Proposals: FEMALE Filmmaker's Project The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is a statutory body created in terms of the National Film and ...

08/02/2017

SA filmed Blade Runner tribute now on YouTube

-- SA filmed Blade Runner tribute now on YouTube -- Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:34 -- Five years ago South African-born writer/director Christopher Grant Harvey...

08/02/2017

Kwesé brings P.Diddys multi-platform REVOLT TV to Africa

-- Kwes brings P.Diddys multi-platform REVOLT TV to Africa -- Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:31 -- Kwes TV continental Africa s newest pay TV network is now ...

08/02/2017

ZIFF 2017 to provide new opportunities for African filmmakers

-- ZIFF 2017 to provide new opportunities for African filmmakers -- Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:59 -- The 20th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festiv...

08/02/2017

Globecast provides complete contribution and distribution services for the Total Africa Cup of Nations

-- Globecast provides complete contribution and distribution services for the ...

08/02/2017

Call for Proposals: Female Filmmaker's Project

8 February, 2017 - 07:17 NFVF is introducing a programme to provide opportunities to enable female filmmakers to develop, write, direct and produce 10 short...

08/02/2017

Dani Hynes directs new Old Mutual ad

8 February, 2017 - 07:22 Egg Films' director Dani Hynes brought her trademark warmth to FCB Johannesburg's latest Old Mutual ad, which has already r...