Film Industry

Hollywood mogul Weinstein fired after sex harassment claims

The New York Times published a bombshell report alleging that Weinstein preyed on young women hoping to break into the film industry.

Morph your cucumber and win some gin

The film distributors offer a trio of manly, male and masculine movies in March: Logan, Kong and Power Rangers.

Petticoat protester’s long walk

In cinéma vérité style, a filmmaker steps into a battered woman's shoes to spotlight abuse.

The Creative Showcase: Exploring the female gaze by Billie Zangewa

A weekly round-up of South Africa's creative community and projects, by Between 10and5.

SA’s female filmmakers make the cut

The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.

Spectacular Kenya basks in Lupita Nyong’o’s light

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar has cast the spotlight on the country – long the backdrop for Hollywood ­adventures – and its struggling film industry.

Romance of the movies fades

As Ster-Kinekor’s cinemas switch over ?to digital only, what ?do we lose with the ?end of celluloid?

Film Board could contest Of Good Report unbanning

The Film and Publications Board will wait til end of August to decide on contesting the Appeal Committee decision to unban the film, Of Good Report.

Steel yourself: Same old stories sap superheroes’ staying power

They might retain some individuality but the endless Republican theme is wearing thin.

Superman reboot breaks box office records on US release

"Man of Steel" has made $125-million in its opening weekend in the US, lining it up to be the year's highest-grossing film.

Who will play Hillary Clinton in new biopic?

Forthcoming movie about likely 2016 contender's early life is already causing controversy.

Pirate TV series provides lift for SA film industry

"Black Sails", a TV series about pirates and one of the largest productions ever made in SA, has put the spotlight on the local film industry.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs