Projects use movies to change health behaviour in Africa

2020-01-28 18:45

Steps is a non-profit organisation that uses film to educate, intervene and advocate for healthcare and social justice issues in impacted communities around Southern Africa.

After a 'loud, clear' backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog got a major redesign for his upcoming film — here's how he looks now

2019-11-14 06:53

Teeth? Gone. Gloves? On. Sonic the Hedgehog is looking more cartoony and less horrifying in the new trailer for the "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie.

Watch: Sneaky ways movie theatres get you to spend more money

Most movie theatres are designed to get you to spend money on food.

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Hollywood studios can’t quit Netflix — even if they want to

2019-05-30 22:30

Hollywood studios say they’re breaking up with Netflix. But the reality isn’t that simple.


2019-02-25 19:38

Groundbreaking, American superhero film, Black Panther has once again broken through several movie industry glass ceiling.

After the drought, Cape Town’s film industry is booming again

2018-11-27 06:15

The movie industry is estimated to contribute up to R6 billion to the Western Cape economy.

How much would it cost to own these famous pop culture cars in real life?

2018-07-25 11:00

When you picture your favorite famous movie cars, which vehicles come to mind? The time-travelling DeLorean and Batman's iconic Batmobile are just some of the few. Here's how much it would cost to own these famous pop culture cars in real life.

Hollywood has already arrived to turn the Thai cave rescue into a film

2018-07-11 15:37

A Christian movie studio is planning to secure exclusive rights to tell the heroic story of the rescue that saved 12 boys and their coach who were trapped in a cave.

A TV drama about the Zuma years will cost a whopping R20 million an episode

2018-05-31 06:27

It will be based on the bestseller The President's Keepers by investigative journalist Jacques Pauw.

Ster-Kinekor, Nu Metro off the hook for collusion - Tribunal

2018-02-09 15:42

The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a complaint of collusion by movie houses Nu Metro and Ster-Kinekor.


The Cape brought in billions as a film destination this year - here's how

2019-11-23 12:13

So far this year the film and media unit of Wesgro has facilitated a total of R2.38bn in film and media production spending in Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Apple will reportedly bring its feature-length films to theatres before its own streaming service

2019-09-28 20:00

Apple's new TV Plus streaming service is expected to launch in November — a direct competitor to services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Sifiso Skenjana: How SA can maximise the creative industries as growth sectors

2019-08-02 06:00

222 films were released in 2017, of which a meagre 23 originated locally, and they contributed R12.2bn directly and indirectly to the GDP of the country, says Sifiso Skenjana.

Saftas 2019 technical awards winners announced

2019-03-02 20:49

The 13th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) celebrations kicked off with the technical awards ceremony.

‘Rocketman’ looks to duplicate commercial success of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

2019-02-21 21:32

After Twentieth Century Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody became the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time, Viacom’s Paramount Pictures is looking to find success with another legendary artist: Elton John.

This South African travelled the world filming over 400 strangers dancing – and became a sensation

2018-09-22 11:51

Miklas Manneke says he used his iPhone because it gave him the flexibility to shoot easily while on the move. Now thousands of people are sharing the result.

Harley Quinn is getting her own women-led spin-off. Let’s talk about the rise of the “girl gang” movie

2018-07-13 15:31

Women-led films are making a big hit lately and doing well at the box office, so does this mean Hollywood finally believes women can sell a movie?


2018-06-10 15:00

IF big companies passionately pushed education, Mzansi would be a better country.

'Most beautiful girl in the world' Thylane Blondeau steals the spotlight on Cannes red carpet

2018-05-11 09:32

PLUS see all the other fashion highlights from Day 3 of the Cannes Film Festival.

Cape animation studio project up for Oscar

2018-01-24 11:55

A film on which local animation studio Triggerfish did some work, has been nominated for an Oscar.

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