May

mychild 75b thumbNick Wilson, creator of My Child: Teenage Mutant Azanians, chats about the inspiration for the series, and the growing market for animated satire in Africa.

shorebreak2 75A documentary about a community divided by a Wild Coast dune mining plan will co-premiere at the Encounters and Durban International Film Fests in June-July.

encounters17 75African filmmakers are called on to submit proposals for the Encounters/Al Jazeera Pitching Forum taking place in Johannesburg on 10 June.

madiba launch2 75A new mini-series on the life of Madiba starts shooting in September. Producer Lance Samuels explains why most of the series will be filmed in Gauteng.

bookofnegroes1 75 thumbSA-Canadian TV series The Book of Negroes will be competing in two categories at the 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards in Los Angeles on 31 May.

dias santana1 75 thumbSouth African-Angolan collaboration Dias Santana will be showcased at Cannes along with seven other local films.