Technology & Convergence - In Brief

Technology & Convergence

- ‘The Fastest Film Ever Made Project’ in South Africa proves to the world that technology can radically reduce budget and resources, while improving quality.
Mushroom Media helped the South African film industry enter the record books.

- South African film ‘How to Steal 2 Million’ was selected for American distribution and premiered on iTunes in the US on Tuesday 4 June 2013.

- On June 5, 2013, Yahsat,, a leading satellite communication and broadcast service provider, took home the highly coveted SatCom Star Award for the “Most Innovative Product/Service for Africa” for the second consecutive year.

- A mammoth project has started at INA (Institut National de l’Audiovisuel in France) in June 2013: 135,000 hours of television are to be digitized and archived. These programmes were shot by teams of nine TV channels (ex-RFO) from France’s overseas territories for decades.