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Karen Van Schalkwyk

Karen Van Schalkwyk

    SA film industry going ‘up and up’
    SA film industry going ‘up and up’
    Progressing steadily, it has gone from 13 titles released in theatres in 2009 to 24 in 2012, and 2013 could see a fair few more than that.
    African animation goes global
    African animation goes global
    The South African animated movie Adventures in Zambezia was the highlight of the second Kunjanimation festival, held in Cape Town last week....
    NFVF gets some new blood
    NFVF gets some new blood
    The NFVF has been mandated by the government to develop and promote the South African film industry both domestically and internationally.
    South African cinema: Bums on seats, at last?
    South African cinema: Bums on seats, at last?
    It was reported this week that the new South African release, Otelo Burning, had made only about R80 000 on its first weekend on screen,...
    Townships make their own movies
    Townships make their own movies
    More and more movies are being made in South Africa's townships, but they do not often reach our big screens. These vibrant films are usually...
    Showtime for South Africa
    Showtime for South Africa
    Cape Town Film Studios is regarded in some quarters as one of the top 10 film studios in the world, largely as it has hosted a number of large-scale Hollywood and European productions for, among others, 20th Century Fox, Working Title, Scott Free Media, BBC, Universal Pictures, Euro...
    Risky business a 'great joy'
    Risky business a 'great joy'
    Daphne Kuhn is a rare exception in a world in which entertainment has become a mass commodity. Kuhn owns, manages and is artistic ­director of the...
    Portrait of poetry and passion
    Portrait of poetry and passion
    'The death of poets sends a dark tone ringing out over the world. Of all the children of man, they are the strangest, the most beloved, disturbing...