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37th Durban International Film Festival: Free Public Screenings

The 2016 Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), which takes place from 16 to 26 June, will host a series of free public screenings. DIFF will travel to Clermont, Kwangcolosi, Inanda, Umlazi, KwaMashu and the city centre, where people will have the opportunity to watch this year’s opening night film The Journeymen as well as the comedy Wonder Boy for President, starring Kagiso Lediga.

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Quoting notable nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, "film festivals help to increase the mileage and patronage of our local movies in the global village and they allow movie aficionados to converge and have one to one interactions, which give room for synergy, co-productions and collaborations.’’(1)

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Grant Meldrum - Dir. Marketing at Star Times is no longer with the company.

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Entries open for Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2016

The winning entry will be screened at the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour 2016.

The annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to South Africa in October, bringing with it films of adventures by ski, bike, rock, ropes and water.

As part of the festival, Cape Union Mart invites local filmmakers and outdoor enthusiasts to contribute to the Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2016.

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A E Networks appoints Yusuf Nabee as general manager Africa

A E Networks today announced that it has appointed Yusuf Nabee to the newly-created role of general manager, Africa. Nabee will take up his post on 1 June 2016. The announcement was made by Nicolas Eglau, chief operating officer at A E Networks UK, and general manager, Nordics, the Benelux and CEEMEA, to whom Nabee will report.

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17TH PAMRO AND ALL AFRICA MEDIA RESEARCH CONFERENCE

(Sun 21 August 2016 – Wed 24 August 2016)
 “Africa Media Research in a Globally Connected Word”

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAMRO is now calling for the submission of synopses for the 2016 PAMRO Conference.

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Durban International Film Festival

Africa’s premier film event, the Durban International Film Festival, which is hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, presents its 37th edition from 16 to 26 June, 2016, in the east coast city of Durban, South Africa.

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Introduction:

Quoting notable nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, "film festivals help to increase the mileage and patronage of our local movies in the global village and they allow movie aficionados to converge and have one to one interactions, which give room for synergy, co-productions and collaborations.’’(1)

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Encounters Festival Announces New Opportunity for African Documentary Filmmakers
 
The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, in collaboration with Bertha Foundation and The Guardian (UK), has announced a new opportunity for African documentary filmmakers – Brief Encounters: An Online Short Documentary Pitching Forum & Development Prize.

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