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Encounters Short Film Line-Up Announced

Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival is speedily adapting to the “new normal” and will shortly complete the construction of the virtual cinema platform using Shift72.  We are aiming to have bookings open on 13th August, one  week before the Festival opens.  You will need to...

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5 Minutes with… Jasyn Howes

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I am a freelance director and cinematographer based in Cape Town. I work mostly in branded content, commercials and documentaries. What are you currently up to? I am currently working on my DFA short...

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SA Hardship Fund Announced

Tshikululu Social Investments to administer the R8 million Netflix donation to help support the hardest hit below-the-line workers whose productions were suspended due to the pandemic Today, the South African Screen Federation (SASFED), supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO), announced the establishment of a COVID-19...

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5 Minutes with Sandz Tshefu

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? My name is Sandiswa Tshefu, I am a video editor and film trainer. I have worked on both international and local feature films, documentaries and television shows since 2013. What are you currently up to?...

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Cape Town beaches open for permitting

Cape Town’s pristine beaches and stunning parks will again feature in films and commercials currently being shot in the Mother City. This after the City’s Film Office was given the go ahead to issue permits for filming along the coastline under stringent conditions, including that...

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First Encounters Line-up Announced

The new multi-platform Encounters International South African Documentary Festival is bringing you some of the globe’s greatest award-winning documentaries, available virtually. Long-awaited political documentaries and an eye-opening look into the world of one of the  most mysterious artists are just a few of the exciting releases...

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