July

hangman tbJuly 2017 has been good to director Zwelethu Radebe, who’s taken home four awards in three weeks. 

Getting funding for your film projectNeed funding, or help with getting funding, for your film project? Check out our list of organisations, local and international, that you can apply to.

Jozi love/haters - film it on your phone & stand to winThe Jozi Film Festival's new mobile phone film contest gives Joburgers a platform to show off their movie-making talent - and the chance win some cash in the process.

Gugu Zulu and his wife LetshegoThe GFC is saddened by the loss of the amazing Gugu Zulu, who was South Africa's pride and joy, especially to the youth that he inspired to live a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Vote Wonder Boy for humorous take on SA politicsSouth African film fans can vote for nail-on-the-head humour by the bucket-load when a team of SA's top comedians hit the big screen in political spoof Wonder Boy for President.

Dora's Peace takes audiences into mean streets of HillbrowKhabonina Qubeka stars as a Hillbrow prostitute who takes on the crime bosses to save a gifted young boy in Dora's Peace, opening on 26 August.

Disaster movie 'Johannesburg' aims to shock and aweAn ambitious new disaster film starts filming in Joburg in August, with director Kalumbu Kapisa promising to deliver a spectacular thrill-ride for audiences.

Learnership in Film and TV Production 2016Learn directing, camerawork, editing, scriptwriting and other film & TV production skills - find out about applying for this learnership opportunity.

New AU agency aims for $20bn African film industryAfrican Union countries have established a new agency that aims to grow film on the continent from a US$5-billion to a $20-billion industry that employs over 20-million people.

SA, Namibia sign film cooperation memorandumWhile South Africa traditionally looked to the developed North for film cooperation opportunities, the country's focus is shifting increasingly to countries in Africa and the South as new drivers of growth in the industry.

Crime drama with heart set in Hillbrow's mean streetsInner city Joburg continues to provide fertile soil for local filmmakers, with the latest Jozi product, Dora's Peace, set to offer a grittier take on the city - and another strong role for a female lead.