‘Black Bafta’s’ - the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards. - awards took place at the London Hilton Sat. 19 March 2016

The annual Screen Nation Film & Television Awards is the first & only industry related film & TV awards event celebrating the leading professionals of UK & global African Diaspora heritage.
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Every year the Screen Nation Film & Television Awards celebrate the cascade of achievements that have helped enrich world and UK cinema & TV with cultural diversity.

Muse Awards: Recognising South Africa's scriptwriters

Luminaries of local film, television, radio, stage and new media will gather at the Soweto Theatre on Saturday, 2 April 2016 to recognise and celebrate that crucial but often forgotten player in South Africas creative industries: the scriptwriter.

The WGSA Muse Awards, initiated by the Writers Guild of South Africa (WGSA) in 2013, will mark its third round of annual awards with two additional award categories and a final-round, 26-member judging panel that includes 7 renowned international writers.

Big hitters among the nominees

Zuku signs deal with three Malawi TV stations

Godfrey Itaye, Director General of Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) announced that three local television stations sealed deal to be beamed on Zuku TV, the East Africa pay TV platform. The three TV stations that are now on Zuku are Times, Zodiak and Luso.

Itaye welcomed the coming of Zuku TV saying with only K2500 ($3.60) per month, Malawians can watch news and get maximum entertainment.

South Africa: Threat of sanctions against Netflix refuted by Film and Publication Board

Last week South Africa's Film and Publication Board (FPB) reportedly gave Netflix a two-week ultimatum to comply with its regulations or face sanctions, but the FPB have said no ultimatum was given.

Kenyan website Standard Digital reported that the FPB chief operating officer Sipho Risiba had imposed licensing fees on Netflix and that the video-on-demand provider had not yet paid.

Bamba TV, KTN advertisers to get one-stop-shop for marketing

Bamba TV and KTN are offering a one-stop-shop for advertisers that will enable them target both mass and customized niche markets under one platform.

The two partnered in February in a Sh300 million agreement to offer digital content consumers an expanded variety of programmes and greater reach.

The one-stop-shop will see clients choose a bouquet that suits their need and only pay once for the service.

‘Vir Altyd’ sets new record at the South African box office

South African romantic adventure film Vir Altyd has surpassed the number one spot in earnings at the local box office for Afrikaans films.

After four weeks on circuit, Vir Altyd, produced by the same team as Pad na jou Hart, has earned R13.4 million, breaking records and leaving the filmmakers feeling grateful and humbled.

The hottest television shows in South Africa revealed: TV ratings for the last week of 2015 — week 52, 21–27 December!

Using data supplied by the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA), this South African TV Ratings column is a weekly roundup of SA’s TV audience viewership. We reveal the best-watched shows, where they ran and how many South Africans tuned in to watch:

TIERs and Asurf Films release trailer for 'Hell or High Water'

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Asurf Films Limited have released the trailer for the highly anticipated short film Hell or High Water, starring Enyinna Nwigwe, Daniel K. Daniel (AMVCA winner), Ashionye Michelle Racah, Tunbosun Aiyedehin, and Adedayo Davies.

South African director to helm Hollywood action film

Director and writer Donovan Marsh, responsible for bringing South Africa’s favourite schoolboy to life on the big screen in the first two Spud films, has been chosen to direct his first Hollywood film, Hunter Killer, starring legendary character actor Gary Oldman and action movie hero Gerard Butler. adds new political TV drama, new religious drama to its local production slate; both shows will start broadcasting later this year.'s outgoing executive in charge of channels, Monde Twala, in his last public speech before jumping to Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) as the new vice president for BET, made the announcement on Monday night at's soap show event in Sandton.

Days later, invited media who attended has so far failed to report the news or about the upcoming developments regarding's soaps Rhythm City and Scandal! while didn't issue or respond to media requests for transcripts.

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