Content Production

May 17, 2021  |  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 ...


May 05, 2021  |  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 ...


Apr 16, 2021  |  '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 ...


Apr 16, 2021  |  "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 ...

New Locally-Made TV Shows Captivate Viewers In South Africa

South African viewers are in for a treat as series of new TV shows are being launched, creating a hard-hitting competitive edge against the older shows. New storylines from local producers have proven that local productions understand the market and ...

South Africa: Netflix Partners With Govt. Agency To Showcase Tourist Locations

In partnership with Netflix, South African Tourism is exploring projects and critical source markets that will drive international arrivals to South Africa. The partnership aims to promote the must-visit sights through locally produced series. Since the content platform and production ...

Programming: BET Africa Sets To Premier “Her Majesty: Busiswa” Reality TV Show

South African music artist Busiswa Gqulu, who made history by working with the highly acclaimed international sensation Beyonce on the Black is King album, will be hitting BET Africa’s screen on Saturday, March 20 at 19h30 CAT.  “Her Majesty: Busiswa” ...

Netflix Signs With Nigeria's Kunle Afolayan To Produce Sefi Atta's "Swallow"

US streaming platform Netflix has been confirmed to be in a partnership with Nigerian Filmmaker expert Kunle Afolayan. As a result of the collaboration, the audience will access three original feature films that will stream on the Netflix platform. One ...

New Season Of Netflix's "Drive to Survive" Features Bahrain F1 Race

Netflix has released a trailer showing the behind the scenes of the ten teams set to be part of the Bahrain F1 race. The 19 March debut of the third season of the show will look at the first-ever doubleheader's ...

Lupita Nyongo and Kukua Partner Up In Animation Content

Oscar-winning performer, Lupita Nyongo, has opened her wings and partnered up with a media and technology start-up company to produce Africa's first kid superhero animated series. The Kenyan actress has taken a role, not only as a stakeholder but also ...

Pressure On M-Net And Rapid Blue For Love Island SA Debacle

The media industry have been reporting on the calling-out of Multichoice M-Net and the production house Rapid Blue over some alleged issues surrounding the production and presentation of the reality show "Love Island - South Africa".   First, it was ...

"Captain Mfombi" - Zim's Attempt At "Superhero" Narrative Garners Online Support

Captain Mfombi is a superhero story created in Zimbabwe and launched a web series in January, and broadcasted on YouTube seems to have been gaining audience traction as current figures suggest it manages to attract close to 40,000 views per ...