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South Africa's next Oscars entry revealed

South Africa’s next Oscars entry revealed

Thina Sobabili (The Two of Us), the debut feature from writer-director Ernest Nkosi, has been named South Africa's entry into the 2016 Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film. Should it get the nomination, and win, it'll join the likes of 2006 Oscar winner Tsotsi.
fund for black South African filmmakers

R90m fund for black South African filmmakers

Help is at hand for emerging black South African filmmakers trying to break into the industry, in the form of a new fund that will bankroll the full R5-million production and marketing budget of six qualifying feature films a year for the next three years.

Filming incentives grow South African movie industry

South Africa has gained international recognition as a movie shooting locale of choice; now, incentives lowering production and post-production costs for local and international moviemakers are boosting the industry's profits.

American film industry on tour

Several international films have already been shot in South Africa, but there is potential for so much more. A group of Hollywood producers is in the country to hear what it has to offer, and learn more about the locations, professional talent and services available, as well as the government incentives for the industry.

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South Africa’s film industry

South Africa has a vibrant film industry that is increasingly competitive internationally. Local and foreign filmmakers are taking advantage of the country's diverse locations - as well as low production costs and favourable exchange rate.

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