Change is the law of life… but did it have to be this swift and drastic? In short of two weeks the entertainment industry has been eviscerated more than Thanos’ wildest dreams in the wake of COVID-19. Festivals, Leagues, Awards, … Continue reading The Afriquan Movie Club: An Exploration of 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
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
2019 has been an exciting year in exploring new voices, narratives and terrain within the South African film and television industry. The year kicked off with the release of smash teen comedy, Matwetwe, which became one of the few South … Continue reading Mehek: A Retrospective on Zee World’s Groundbreaking Series
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.
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
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.
August has been the most successful month of the year for local films at the box office. Ivan Botha’s Stroomop grossed R5,3 million within its first three weeks, surpassing Susters total R4,8 million gross to become the highest earning local … Continue reading Supporting South African Films – September 2018 Releases
The South African creative industry is growing, both in scope and depth, but getting a foot in the door is one of the hardest things to do if you don’t know the right people. With the industries being incredibly … Continue reading Credipple: The Home For Creatives.
2018 has been one of the most diverse years that South African cinema has had to offer. From genred westerns like Five Fingers For Marseilles to detective comedy Thys en Trix, the variety has been immense and August looks to continue … Continue reading Supporting South African Films – August 2018 Releases