Content Production

Jul 23, 2021  |  'Again' - A 10-Part "Dystopian" Series Done By Collaboration Of African And International Producers

Nizaam Ackerman, a Cape Town producer, has announced a new TV series with Zhelyaz Tomov, an international film editor. 'Again' is a 10-episode futuristic drama series set in a dystopian South Africa 700 years later, with the country pulled apart ...


Jul 22, 2021  |  'District 9' Sequel Will Be Based On American History – Neil Blomkamp Reveals

The sequel to 'District 9' has been in the works for nearly a decade. Neill Blomkamp, a well-known South African director, has announced that he will set District 10 on "American history." District 9, Blomkamp's sci-fi classic, was released in ...


Jul 19, 2021  |  'Neptune Frost': A East African Cyber Musical Confronting Status Quo

Anisia Uzeyman co-directs a peculiar film titled "Neptune Frost "with her husband, Saul Williams'. The film is packed with ideas, which are the directorial debut of the musician, poet, writer, and actor. The multi-faceted "MartyrLoserKing Project" focuses on the musician, ...


Jul 12, 2021  |  Ivory Coast's RTI Collaborates To Produce 'Ambre' - A Futuristic Action Thriller

Known Associates Entertainment, the production company behind "uBettina Wethu," the South African adaptation of the Colombian telenovela "Ugly Betty," has joined forces with RTI, Ivory Coast's public broadcaster, on a science fiction drama series that will be the first co-production ...


Local Production Of 'Survivor SA' Season Eight Brings Boost To Economy

According to promoters, Survivor South Africa was filmed in the country for the first time in the series' eight-season history, in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation. This has resulted in job creation, upskilling, and a financial boost for ...

Nigeria: 'First-Class Material' Going For A Second Season

Following a successful production and broadcast to the first season of their documentary series 'First-class Material'; a show displaying the accomplishments of Nigerians in different fields of endeavours inspiring the next generation of creators and innovators. Linda Ikeji TV (LITV), ...

Kenya: StarTimes Announces Exclusive Productions Rollout

During a Communications Authority of Kenya organised event, StarTimes announced that they were planning to develop the local content market by rolling out exclusive productions that would continue to feature on the subscriber platforms. Myke Mugo, the StarTimes Kenya Content ...

Netflix To Adapt Phamotse's "The Blesser's Game" Into A Movie

According to media reports, Netflix has signed on South African self-published author and social activist Jackie Phamotse to adapt her debut novel called Bare: The Blesser's Games. The book is based on true-life stories of the phenomenon of blessers and ...

Nollywood: Production Of Film And Movies Drop Sharply In Q1 of 2021

The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBC) has recently published Nollywood movies production data. The statistics report has revealed that only 416 Nigerian film and movies were produced in the first quarter of 2021. The number shows a drastic drop ...

Mo Abudu Announces Production Of 'Chief Daddy" Sequel With Netflix

According to BMA sources, the production of the 'Chief Daddy' sequel will be wrapped and released later this year. This comes after Mo Abudu, the Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife Films, announced that filming of the movie has commenced, and ...

'Two Hues' - A South African Directed Production Wins Best Director Award

Weaam Williams and Dominique Roxanne Jossie co-directed the film, which is making waves on the global stage. 'Two Hues' is a South African short film produced in the city of Cape Town about psychological dramas and explores the artistic nature ...

"Kingdoms of Fire, Ice And Fairy Tails" Wins Global Award For Outstanding Documentary

Kingdoms of Fire, Ice & Fairy Tails is a documentary filmed by director Susan Scott and television presenter Bonné de Bod, known for their first film, "STROOP".  The production takes place in pristine wildernesses ranging from the world's most incredible ...

International: Netflix In Conjunction With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Reveal First Project

Together with Archewell Productions, Netflix has revealed their first documentary series called "Heart of Invictus". It is to be recalled that in September 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, incapacity of the royal's production company Archewell Productions, signed a multi-year ...

Showmax Takes On 'Working Wives' Of Zimbabwe

Locally produced 'Real Housewives' with a twist called 'Working Wives' was launched by Ndiani Studios in 2020 has created waves and gained ground into mainstream service, Showmax. The show 'Working Wives' is an adaption of the 'Real Housewives' franchise and ...