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Clifton Shores in Cape Town

The internet waves (see what I did there) have been abuzz with news about the new reality show being filmed in Cape Town called Clifton Shores. From what I’ve read so far about the show, it looks like it might be fun to watch. The series is the first of its kind to be produced … Continue reading

International TV Series being filmed in Durban

Durban city centre has been turned into a giant movie set for the shooting of Strike Back 2. The producers are using Durban for “cheat scenes” for Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Pakistan. The series is produced by a local company, Out of Africa Entertainment, in conjunction with the UK company, Left Bank Pictures for the … Continue reading

No Live Broadcast for the SAFTAS

SABC2 has decided that it will no broadcast the 5th South African Film and Television Awards live this year. SABC2 manager, Zandile Nkonyeni has said that it was a business decision that was made based on the financial position of the channel. (source – iol) This is one of the few events around which greater … Continue reading

South African Film and Television Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 5th Annual South African Film and Television Awards have been announced. Television category nominees are: TV DRAMA Best TV Drama Erfsondes (Imani Media) Home Affairs (Penguin Films) The Mating Game (Uhuru Productions) 4Play (Curious Pictures) Best Actress in a TV Drama Erica Wessels Maggie Benedict (The Mating Game, Uhuru Productions) Mbali … Continue reading

SABC3 and 5FM to launch new tv program

SABC 3 and 5FM have joined forces to bring viewers a new magazine, lifestyle and music show. The show will be called (TV)5. The show will bring the 5 FM dj’s to our screens and will offer the latest information on music, news, gossip, fashion, the best parties to be and much more. It will … Continue reading

Scream Awards 2010

The annual Scream Awards is a celebration of horror, fantasy and science fiction and this year’s awards ceremony didn’t disappoint. The stage looked like a warped metropolis. Halle Berry, Megan Fox, Don Cheadle, Kelly Osbourne, Mickey Rourke and many more actors indulged the audience. Sigourney Weaver (Alien) emerged from a giant brain-shaped pod to accept … Continue reading

‘Hopeville’ nominated for International Emmy

Hopeville, the TV series produced by Johannesburg-based Curious Pictures for the Heartlines NGO and SABC Education, has been nominated for an International Emmy in the TV Movie/Mini-Series category. Hopeville tells the story of an alcoholic father (Themba Ndaba) who tries to win the love of his son (Junior Singo) by fixing the local swimming pool. … Continue reading

Become a presenter on Top Billing

Top Billing and SABC3 have announced the launch of a new search for a presenter for Top Billing. The previous talent search in 2007 was won by Kelly Parkhurst from Cape Town. The prize for the winner of this new search includes an intensive presenting course and a three-month contract on the show, with the … Continue reading