film

Graduate short film – Behind Closed Doors

Graduate short film – Behind Closed Doors

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17027425[/vimeo] Behind Closed Doors is a short film written and directed by AFDA graduate, Philippa Caddow. The film is set in a house with a history and every scene is shot through the wardrobe. “The idea is that a wardrobe spans the ages and is the silent witness to our […]

Sweetheart

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17122554[/vimeo] The official trailer for a 26 minute short film produced by The Be Phat Motel Film Company. A retro-styled black and white genre-bender set against the backdrop of an escalating cold war, ‘Sweetheart’ sees a young housewife alone in a remote farmhouse when her family don’t return from a […]

Greg Davies documents Dustin Holmes’ screenprinting process

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/16615836[/vimeo] Dustin Holmes is a BTECH student from Durban who has been developing his illustration style over the last year by designing gig posters. For this documentary-style video his friend Greg Davies spent the day in his studio capturing the screenprinting process of one of his designs. The video is entitled Artisan Screenprinting / Dustin Holmes and was […]

Neill Blomkamp teaser hidden in Wired mag iPad app.

Neill Blomkamp teaser hidden in Wired mag iPad app.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-IQdQYTBKU[/youtube] This short video clip by Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9, was hidden in the lastest Wired magazine iPad issue. It is rumoured to be a teaser trailer for his next feature film. Interesting. (via Don’t Party)

MUKUP Creative

MUKUP Creative

MUKUP Creative is a booking agency that represents make-up assistants and junior make-up artists looking for work on stills or film shoots. The agency was started and is run by Cape Town make-up artist, Khandiz Towill. MUKUP aims to provide their make-up artists with guidence, advice, resources and training. All […]

Sweetheart – Full Trailer

Sweetheart – Full Trailer

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkauSE0EsYg[/youtube] The last time we had news on the upcoming South African film, Sweetheart, we showed you the teaser trailer, here. This is the full trailer by Daniel Mitchell, Willem Grobler, Sean Drummond, Michael Matthews, Floyd Paul, James Matthes and Morne Marais. The film is by Be Phat Motel and […]

SA’s next top editor

SA’s next top editor

South Africa’s next top editor is a competition initiated by Kirsty Galliard an editor herself and owner of General Post, a production and post-production talent agency. If you’re a young, talented film editor who hasn’t yet heard about the competition then you better get moving, you still have this week […]

(Almost) Legends – web comedy series

(Almost) Legends – web comedy series

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9smaq5dK6qE[/youtube] (Almost) Legends is an independently produced comedy web series by local & proudly South African production house, Firestorm Production. The 7 episode (or webisode) series tells the story of seven South Africans and how they hope that the 2010 Soccer World Cup (and beyond) will change their lives forever. […]

Global Moguls: Kaleido

Global Moguls: Kaleido

Remember we told you about Global Moguls a while back? The competition for bands and their creative teams to win fame and fortune has been incredibly successful with over 100 bands and teams entering. New comers to  Global Moguls, Kaleido – a new, young band from Cape Town, have spearheaded […]

Stop the Dolphin Slaughter by African Renaissance Productions

Stop the Dolphin Slaughter by African Renaissance Productions

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/15875071[/vimeo] Last week in Cape Town there was a demonstration outside the Japanese Embassy against the killing of dolphins in Japan. Following on from the demonstration, Green Renaissance, the environmental arm of African Renaissance Productions, in conjunction with Save Japan’s Dolphins, took to the streets, in an effort to raise […]

VICE magazine at RTD

VICE magazine at RTD

Rocking The Daisies and VICE Magazine get the good stuff On behalf of and in conjunction with VICE Magazine, Sean Smith and Cameraman Daniel Snyders braved the great outdoors, hunting down all the best bands they could find. (And seeing as though they were backstage, there were plenty.) Interviews with […]

Movie trailer for a book release

Movie trailer for a book release

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmMz9wIvP24[/youtube] You’d be forgiven for thinking this is the latest fliek to come out of South Africa. But instead of a trailer for a movie release it’s actually a trailer for Deon Meyer’s latest crime novel, Spoor. The trailer was directed by Derick Muller.

Waiting Room by Ngage Productions

Waiting Room by Ngage Productions

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/12666077[/vimeo] This promo video was made for Waiting Room in Long Street, Cape Town. It was produced and directed by James Savage for Ngage Productions, shot by Brad Theron on Canon 7D at 50i  and edited by Barry Smit.

Screening at Creative Week CT: Of Gravity and Life

Screening at Creative Week CT: Of Gravity and Life

This highly acclaimed student film is being screened this Friday as part of Creative Week Cape Town. See it at Wessel Snyman Creative in Bree Str, go to the facebook event for more info. AFDA presents a 3rd year experimental film, written and directed by young and talented filmmaker Karien […]