Sean Cameron Michael who hails from Cape Town appears on M-Net this June in the true life drama, Natalee Holloway, about a teenager who vanished in 2005 while visiting Aruba on a senior class trip and her mother’s relentless effort to discover the truth behind her daughter’s disappearance. Michael plays Paul van der Sloot, the father of 22-year old Dutch playboy, Joran van der Sloot, who was twice arrested in connection with the schoolgirl's disappearance. The film was directed by Mikael Salomon.
Uzanenkosi Mahlangu and Zamaneini Mkhwanazi are overjoyed after being informed mid June 2010 that they were selected for the MultiChoice Film Talent Incubator, a programme to fast-track the development of existing industry talent, specifically previously disadvantaged individuals. Both candidates can look forward to six months of training that will be especially designed to meet their individual requirements. The training involves developing two original pieces of work under the guidance and mentorship of industry specialists, as well as an international visit to attend a workshop. Thereafter the candidates will be back to South Africa to work on their film production.
Lulama Mokhobo, group executive for public broadcasting services (PBS) at the SABC, has resigned after 5 years in the company. The national broadcaster announced that her departure came into effect on Wednesday, 30 June 2010. Mokhobo headed all the PBS radio and television channels.