The South African film industry could be facing its best year ever, with more local releases than ever before.
A local film's success raises the prospect of South Africa creating its own Pixar-like brand.
Zama Mkosi, appointed chief executive of the National Film and Video Foundation in February, pinpoints skills development as one of her challenges.
Two South African films are being touted as successes: Semi-Soet, a frothy romantic comedy, and Material, a heart-warming family drama.
Films depicting township life and culture have finally received attention from the National Film and Video Foundation due to their growing popularity.
Daphne Kuhn's dream was to create a place for artists to express themselves and for audiences to enjoy themselves.