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Peter Machen announces resignation from DIFF

Peter Machen has resigned from his position as festival manager of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), effective 31 March 2015. Machen leaves the festival in the capable hands of Pedro Pimenta, who has been appointed festival director.
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Source: Screen Africa 8 April 2015

M-Net appoints new channel director

With over six years of experience at the helm of some of M-Net’s biggest channel brands, M-Net’s newly-appointed director, Gideon Khobane is geared up for the increasing demands on Africa’s leading pay-TV service provider.

Having spent over six years running M-Net’s Africa Magic channels in neighbouring African countries, and more recently as M-Net’s research and business intelligence director, Gideon Khobane is no stranger to the rigorous M-Net environment, but he believes that his strategic and analytical expertise will give him the edge needed to drive M-Net’s premium brands forward.