Content - In Brief
- The 8th edition of the Screen Nation Awards also known as the Black Baftas was held on the 17th of February 2013 in London. This spectacular event took place at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7UT. It was hosted by the duo of hilarious comic/actor Lateef Lovejoy and Award winning presenter Leah Charles-King. The event kicked off with a wine and champagne reception followed by the actual awards ceremony.
- South Africa: In parallel with Wild Talk Africa film festival, the most prestigious wildlife photography exhibition in the world which inspires film makers and photo fans, ‘the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition’ in Cape Town presents amazing photos to the public from 4th. December 2012 to 5th. March 2013. The exhibition and annual event is co-owned by the Natural History Museum of London and BBC Worldwide, and is a carefully chosen distillation of tens of thousands of photographic entries from around the world. Licensed in the country by NHU Africa, in partnership with the Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko), the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 exhibition features 100 of the world’s most amazing wildlife photographs taken by 77 top photographers. Venue: the Iziko South African Museum, 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town (next to the Planetarium). More info here
- ‘Tey’ (Aujourd Hui) was announced as winner of the Golden Stallion at the Pan-African Film & TV Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). The award winning Senegalese film ‘La Pirogue’ (Senegal/France, 2012, Original with English subtitles, 87 min) by Moussa Toure, was announced as winner of the Bronze Stallion at the Pan-African Film & TV Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). AfricAvenir will present both these films to the Namibian audience. La Pirogue on March 30, 2013, and Tey (AujourdHui) on October 26, 2013. We congratulate both films and the filmmakers.
In Namibia: Date: Sat. 30. March - Time: 19h00 - Entrance: 30,- N$
Venue: Goethe-Centre, Auditorium
This screening is made possible with financial assistance by the Finnish Embassy in Windhoek. See more here:
- Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking Cape Town campus announced that Sea Skeletons, a documentary produced and directed by Tamsyn Reynold, has been nominated for four SAFTA awards (the South African Film & Television Awards).