A partnership project between the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival, the Durban FilmMart provides filmmakers from across Africa a valued opportunity to pitch projects to financiers, distributors, sales agents and co-producers.

Crime Thriller State of Violence, written and directed by award winning director Khalo Matabane, whose previous work includes the miniseries When We Were Black and the experimental film Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon, opens countrywide on 28 October.

The Fall of 2011 brings together the Biennale South Africa/Hollywood Exchange Program tailor-made to promote South Africa as a filming destination, and explore joint venture opportunities with the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

Gauteng once again proved to be the ideal backdrop for a short film by Jacques Potgieter. Shot in several locations around the province recently, the short film entitled Fable is described a 'thriller/ suspense/ mystery/ drama' and is produced by the Tshwane University of Technology.

Pendoring’s 17th Afrikaans advertising awards event on 21 October again promises to be an evening of big ideas, big winners and big prizes, with 74 finalists selected from a total of 345 entrants.