Knuckle City – Immersive South African Cinema

The last week of February in South African television and cinema have been among the most groundbreaking and exciting I’ve ever experienced. Netflix made history with the release of its first African script-to-screen series with the espionage filled Queen Sono … Continue reading Knuckle City – Immersive South African Cinema

Supporting South African Film – August to October 2019 Box Office Releases

2019 has been an interesting year for South African film. We’ve had multiple landmark local successes at the box-office with Kandasamys: Wedding and Matwetwe, however the release of South African films have been quite sporadic. Winter particularly saw a drought … Continue reading Supporting South African Film – August to October 2019 Box Office Releases

Kandasamys: Wedding becomes the first local film in 4 years to top the South African Box Office, breaking records in the process.

2019 is fast becoming one of the most compelling years for local films at the box office since 2016. The year begun with the runaway success that was Matwetwe. Armed with a fresh cast, fresh setting and a contemporary storyline, … Continue reading Kandasamys: Wedding becomes the first local film in 4 years to top the South African Box Office, breaking records in the process.

Shane Eagle’s YellowVerse: A Progressive Feat of Imagination

There’s a transcendent feeling that happens when a piece of work is able to not only capture one’s imagination, but spark something within it. Carl Sagan, pioneering astronomer, once said, ‘Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. … Continue reading Shane Eagle’s YellowVerse: A Progressive Feat of Imagination

The Broke Ass Showcase Launch: A Celebration of Youth Creativity.

It’s been over 9 months since I started this blog and what a journey it has been. The Next Generation of Greats was a personal passion project I started to really push myself in finding and putting a spotlight on … Continue reading The Broke Ass Showcase Launch: A Celebration of Youth Creativity.

Are South Africa’s future giants of cinema working the music video circuit: The Golden Age of the South African Music Video.

The South African music video as a platform is currently within a golden age of churning great visual spectacles. In the last year alone, we’ve been subjected to an incredible amount of carefully crafted videos of cinematic quality and scope. … Continue reading Are South Africa’s future giants of cinema working the music video circuit: The Golden Age of the South African Music Video.