August

The GFC and City Varsity present a skills training opportunity in the following fields: Basic Scriptwriting, Camerawork and Lighting, and Video Production.

discop tbThe African Animation Network has partnered with Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau to debut an African animation short film festival called FupiToons Festival which will run parallel to DISCOP Johannesburg 2017.

5fingers tbFive Fingers for Marseilles, a contemporary South African Western set in the rugged badlands of the Eastern Cape, will be in official competition at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival next month.

The WoundMulti-award-winning South African film Inxeba (The Wound) has come under fire for its subject matter.

animationThe Storyteller Pod and GFC offer a free 24-week course in writing for animation as a transformation intervention initiative.

Liewe KersfeesvaderThe quirky new Afrikaans comedy feature Liewe Kersfeesvader (“Dear Father Christmas”) will have its world premiere at the kykNET Silwerskermfees in Cape Town next Friday, 25 August.

Akin Omotoso’s award-winning feature film VayaAkin Omotoso’s award-winning feature film Vaya will screen at the kykNET Silwerskermfees.  Vaya is one of the films being submitted for consideration as South Africa’s official submission for next year’s Oscars.

discop tbClick here for the current schedule of AAN events at DISCOP Johannesburg and an early bird discount offer.

MWFF ABOUTThe Mzansi Women’s Film Festival (MWFF) is a platform to empower women filmmakers by showcasing films by women and about women.  

ASINAMALI 2Asinamali, the musical directed by Mbongeni Ngema, will be released on the commercial circuit in South Africa in March 2018.