Showmax clocks 10 million views ahead of 1st anniversary

It’s been a little under a year and already one of South Africa’s premier video on demand platforms Showmax has clocked up 10 million views on the streaming site. Showmax reports that over five million hours of content was viewed equating to about 500 years of TV viewing. Showmax recently announced that users could now download content off of the platform to view offline; something … Continue reading Showmax clocks 10 million views ahead of 1st anniversary

Nu Metro vs. Ster kinekor battle wages

The two biggest cinemas in the country Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro have always been in competition from content to tech to curated audience experiences but it seems the competition is bubbling under. Last week Ster Kinekor announced that they would be opening three more IMAX cinemas in South Africa which will bring Ster Kinekor’s IMAX theatre tally to 10. The latest IMAX was opened … Continue reading Nu Metro vs. Ster kinekor battle wages

Urban Brew & Cartoon Network launch African series

Cartoon Network has announced that they have teamed up with Urban Brew Studios, to launch an innovative, local series of short inserts called Pop Up Party, aimed at entertaining audiences on the African continent. This is the first collaboration that Cartoon Network has engaged in with a local production house to create original content exclusively tailored for young African audiences. Managing Director of Turner Africa, … Continue reading Urban Brew & Cartoon Network launch African series

Quizzical tapped to produce Shuga Season 5

Local production company Quizzical Pictures has been selected by the MTV Stay Alive Foundation to produce the fifth season of Shuga, a socio-conscious television series on MTV Base. Shuga which has previously been shot in Kenya and Nigeria will be shot in South Africa, for the first time. The show centres on HIV and AIDS education along with other aspects like gender, sexuality and adolescent … Continue reading Quizzical tapped to produce Shuga Season 5

LGBTI Centre looking for interns

Gay & Lesbian memory in action centre (GALA)– a forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and intersex education and culture in Africa has two intern positions available for individuals who are passionate about human rights issues, open-minded and comfortable engaging on topics of  gender and sexuality with LGBTI and heterosexual persons. The internship runs for a five month period, starting from 1 August 2016. The … Continue reading LGBTI Centre looking for interns

[JOB] Community Art Gallery Manager

The ArtEC gallery in Port Elizabeth is in search of a talented gallery manager. This position requires a candidate with curatorial ambitions possessing a B.Tech or Degree in Fine Arts with knowledge on gallery workflow. Ability to express yourself confidently in English and Xhosa Skills: create and manage online content fundraising and administration skills proficiency on PC and Mac have technical and aesthetic design eye to … Continue reading [JOB] Community Art Gallery Manager

Destiny to host production accounting workshops

Destiny Media Africa, Film Finances and MoneyPenny have partnered to hold a series of production accounting workshops for aspiring production accountants. The workshops are set to take place during August 2016 in Johannesburg and Durban. The workshops should be attended by: • Anyone who wants a better understanding of managing production finances from pre-production to production to post-production audits • Anyone who wants to work … Continue reading Destiny to host production accounting workshops