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Based in Johannesburg, this is a six month contract with an option to renew. The purpose of the post is to provide executive level personal assistance [ ... ]

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FOUR CORNERS launches in cinemas nationally on Friday 28 March. The film was South Africa's Official Selection for Best Foreign Language Film at the 8 [ ... ]

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Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking, the award-winning film school, is now offering fully sponsored National Certificates in Filmmaking.

iNumber Number wins audience choice award at Jozi Film Festival iNumber Number wins audience choice award at Jozi ...

‘iNumber Number’, the South African thriller written and directed by Donovan Marsh, has won the coveted Audience Choice Award at the third annual  [ ... ]

SOUTH AFRICAN FILM OPENS ONE WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL, PRAGUESOUTH AFRICAN FILM OPENS ONE WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS FE...

A widely anticipated film about the Marikana massacre "Miners Shot Down" renowned South African filmmaker, Rehad Desai of Uhuru Productions, will open [ ... ]

Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation

Gauteng: a world-class film location

With its world-class industry infrastructure, recognised expertise and wide range of locations, South Africa's powerhouse province of Gauteng is a filming destination of choice.

no1MAN ON GROUND
Director: Akin Omotoso01-man-on-ground
Ade and Femi are expatriate Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful banker in London, while Femi, once a political dissident in his home country, has had to escape to South Africa.
no2GOG' HELEN
Director: Adze Ugah02-gog-helen
Gog' Helen lives a forgotten life in a shantytown until she and her  granddaughter enter a life-or-death race against time as they try to get Gogo's life savings back while fleeing vicious criminals.
no3BLITZ PATROLIE
Director: Andrew Wessels03-blitz-patrollie
Rummy Augustine (Joey Rasdien) and Ace Dikolobe (David Kau) are police officers who have the misfortune of being stationed in a little known depot in the Johannesburg CBD.
no4ALEXANDRA, MY ALEXANDRA
Director: Norman Maake04-alexandra
A six-part documentary series, produced to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Alexandra, charts the history of the township from 1912 to the present day.
no5HOW TO STEAL 2 MILLION
Director: Charlie Vundla05-how-to-steal-2-million
Jack did five years for a robbery gone bad. Twala never got caught and Jack never talked. But Twala is as treacherous as Jack is honourable.
no6ELELWANI
Director: Ntshavheni wa Luruli06-elelwani
Elelwani deals with the collision of modernity and traditionalism, through an updated, magical realist take on the first and much loved Tshivenda novel written by TN Maumela.
no7JEPPE ON A FRIDAY
Director: Shannon Walsh07-jeppe-on-a-friday
Jeppe on a Friday follows eight people living in Johannesburg over the course of a day, as they reveal the dreams and desires that tie them to the city.
no848 HOUR FILM PROJECT
Director: Multiple08-48-hour-film-project
An exhilarating sleepless weekend of filmmaking, where participants are given the challenge of scripting, shooting, and editing a short film in 48 hours.

 

no9WINNIE
Director: Darrell Roodt09-Winnie
An intimate and in-depth look at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of the world's most famous female activists, exploring both her personal and political life.
no1ONE LAST LOOK
Director: Philip Roberts10-one-last-look
After a trance party deep in the African bush, Yasmin wakes to find her sister Angie missing. The trail leads to a remote farmhouse where Angie is held captive by a sculptor turned vicious serial killer.
  • 1. Man on Ground
  • 2. Gog Helen
  • 3. Blitz patrol
  • 4. Alexandra, My Alexandra
  • 5. How to steal 2 million
  • 6. Elelwani
  • 7. Jeppe on a Friday
  • 8. 48 Hour film project
  • 9. Winnie
  • 10. One last look
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