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Karen Van Schalkwyk

Karen Van Schalkwyk

    SA film industry going ‘up and up’
    SA film industry going ‘up and up’
    The South African film industry could be facing its best year ever, with more local releases than ever before.
    African animation goes global
    African animation goes global
    A local film's success raises the prospect of South Africa creating its own Pixar-like brand.
    NFVF gets some new blood
    NFVF gets some new blood
    Zama Mkosi, appointed chief executive of the National Film and Video Foundation in February, pinpoints skills development as one of her challenges.
    South African cinema: Bums on seats, at last?
    South African cinema: Bums on seats, at last?
    Two South African films are being touted as successes: Semi-Soet, a frothy romantic comedy, and Material, a heart-warming family drama.
    Townships make their own movies
    Townships make their own movies
    Films depicting township life and culture have finally received attention from the National Film and Video Foundation due to their growing popularity.
    Showtime for South Africa
    Showtime for South Africa
    An ambitious project to lure big film productions is paying off.
    Risky business a 'great joy'
    Risky business a 'great joy'
    Daphne Kuhn's dream was to create a place for artists to express themselves and for audiences to enjoy themselves.
    Portrait of poetry and passion
    Portrait of poetry and passion
    Black Butterflies gives us a vivid picture of the ­ crazy, ­chaotic and candid life of Ingrid Jonker.