Distribution - In Brief


- The OIF organised a seminer on distribution of films from the South at the Cannes film festival. The room was packed and heated debates took place at the round table organized by the OIF in Cannes May 18, 2013. Moderated by Youma Fall, five key players took part: Djo Munga, Gaston Kabore Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Daniela Elstner and Yves Bigot. Here is the full review in French

- Cape Town's latest animated film, "Khumba", has in recent weeks been sold to 25 regions worldwide, including major cinema-going countries.

- - MultiChoice has signed a carriage agreement with Fox International Channels (FIC) to add Fox Crime TV to its DStv satellite pay-TV platform from July, bringing to seven the number of Fox TV channels available in South Africa. Fox channel which has been available on TopTV (channel 180) for quite some time now, is being added to DStv as from 9 April 2013 on channel 125. Fox assured South African TV viewers on Tuesday that it has no plans to yank any of its Fox-supplied TV channels from the struggling TopTV's line-up. (Source: News24.com)