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- Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is seeking to appoint a Head of Programming, based in Cape Town.

- The SABC’s chief technology officer, Richard Waghorn, who was responsible for leading the broadcaster’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television and who has played a pivotal role in the country’s move to the new system, has resigned.

- Durban International Film Festival Manager Nashen Moodley has been appointed as director of the Sydney Film Festival.

- Cape Town’s Hajra Cassim is a winner in the Not-For-Profit Digital Innovators Award at ITU Telecom World 2011, out of 45 finalists from 22 countries around the world. Held at the end of October in Geneva, Switzerland, Telecom World is one of the globe's most important ICT events, brought together by The United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU).