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2011 MTV Movie Awards nominations

This years MTV movie awards nominees are as follows: Best Movie “Black Swan” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” “Inception” “The Social Network” “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Best Female Performance Emma Stone, “Easy A” Emma Watson, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” Jennifer Aniston, “Just Go With It” Kristen Stewart, “The … Continue reading

South African Horrorfest film submissions open

Film submissions for the seventh annual South African Horrorfest have opened. The festival will take place from October to November this year in Cape Town. You can submit your feature films and short films via http://www.horrorfest.info. Last year saw the launch of a short story competition and this year it will again be part of … Continue reading

Out in Africa SA Gay & Lesbian Film Festival film offerings

The Out in Africa SA Gay and Lesbian Film Festival was launched in 1994 and runs at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town and at Hyde Park in Johannesburg from the 1st to the 10th of April. This year’s festival has a line-up of eight features and two short films. Two additional seasons of the … Continue reading

Hopeville gets 9 nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Awards

South African movie, Hopeville, which was co-produced by Curious Pictures, Heartlines and SABC Education, has received 9 nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The movie has been nominated in the following categories: production design cinematography screenplay editing young actor actress in supporting role actor in supporting role actor in leading role film Hopeville … Continue reading

SA short film to be screened at ReelWorld Film Festival

A South African short film called Dirty Laundry will be screened at the ReelWorld Film Festival in Canada in April. The movie is directed by Stephen Abbot who also co-wrote the script with Eduan van Jaarsveld. The movie, which is 16 minutes long, tells the story of Roger who is busy doing his laundry at … Continue reading

Oscars 2011 – The Winners

Best Picture The King’s Speech Best Director Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech Best Actress Natalie Portman – Black Swan Best Actor Colin Firth – The King’s Speech Best Supporting Actress Melissa Leo – The Fighter Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale – The Fighter Best Original Screenplay The King’s Speech – David Seidler Best Adapted … Continue reading

Bloedsuiers – South African Afrikaans Vampire Movie

Lead singer of the Van Coke Kartel, Francois van Coke will be showing us his acting skills in a new South African Afrikaans vampire movie called Bloedsuier. The movie is about the existence of vampires in South Africa. They have been in the country since the time of Jan van Riebeeck. Then two amateur vampire … Continue reading

BAFTA's 2011 – The Winners and the Fashion

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a charity in the United Kingdom that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, television craft, video games and forms of animation. It was founded in 1947 and is an independent charity. BAFTA is not only about the annual BAFTA Awards. It also … Continue reading