Call for Film Projects for Durban FilmMart 2020 – Featured Durban Blog

Call for Film Projects for Durban FilmMart 2020: Project submissions for the 11th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s leading film industry co-production market is now open and close on 31 January 2020.A Durban FilmMart Workshop The 11th DFM is scheduled to take place from 17 to 20 July 2020, during the 41st Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) in Durban, South Africa.A joint programme of the Durban Film Office (DFO), the eThekwini Municipality’s industry development unit and the DIFF, the DFM aims to support and stimulate the growth of … [Read more...]

Film industry enjoys tour of the KZN South Coast

Film industry enjoys tour of the KZN South Coast: From Left: Mbali Nyuswa, Palesa Magakoa, Nhlanhla Ngwenya, Matli Mohapeloa, Sphamandla Gumede, MQ Ngubane, Lungile Radu, Nokuthula Shongwe and Thabang Moleya. Bottom from Left: Sphesihle Dlamini, Legend Manqele and Brenda M. The KZN South Coast is an established local and international film destination which has been steadily building a reputation as a film-friendly destination over the past 15 years. Further entrenching this tourism agenda, a joint initiative by Ugu South Coast Tourism and KZN … [Read more...]

Durban movie, Trafficked—Africa, Recognized in American Global Film Competition

Durban movie, Trafficked—Africa, Recognized in American Global Film Competition: Trafficked—Africa featured Andy Tamb and Malikhetho Motaung Photo: Artsy Lens Studios (Durban, South Africa) – Jato Ehijator, Film Director at Arts Lens Studios, has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition in the United States of America for a movie filmed in Durban. The award was given for Jato’s exciting feature film, Trafficked—Africa, which tells the story of a South African journalist who stops at nothing, including … [Read more...]

Interview with Film Director Angus Gibson – Featured Durban Blog

Interview with Film Director Angus Gibson: Film Director Angus Gibson was in Durban recently for the Durban International Festival to promote the movie ‘Back of the Moon’. Film Director Angus GibsonHe is also one of the people behind hit shows such as ‘Yizo Yizo’ and ‘Isibaya’.I asked him some questions about filmmaking. This is what he had to say:What does a director do?A director interprets a script, overseeing the performances, the camerawork, the sound, the edit of the film – constantly making choices which guide the spirit and the … [Read more...]