Industry Awards

May 10, 2021  |  South African Film and Television Awards' Omitted Nominees Announced

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture and the custodian of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), has expressed regret on the omission of several nominees from their ...


May 04, 2021  |  SAFTAs Announces Unprecedented Simulcast Awards Show

The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) are returning to the small screen in an exclusive hybrid simulcast show which will air on SABC 3 (S3) and Mzansi Magic on the 22nd of May 2021 at 18h30 (SAST). Following ...


Apr 30, 2021  |  Netflix Receives 45 SAFTA Awards Nominations

Streaming services giant Netflix has confirmed receiving 45 SAFTA awards nominations during their first year of submitting their original films and series for entry into the awards. According to reports, popular Netflix Original Blood & Water has been nominated under ...


Apr 13, 2021  |  "My Octopus Teacher" Documentary Wins 'Best Documentary' At BAFTAs

South African documentary entry, My Octopus Teacher, has walked away with one of the most prestigious awards at the BAFTA Awards, the Best Documentary award. Presented on Sunday, the awards were broadcast from London's Albert Hall, with the documentary's director ...


ViacomCBS Networks Africa Cancels 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards, No Reason Given

According to report attributed to the show's organisers, the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) for 2021 due to take place on the 20th February in Kampala, Uganda has been cancelled by ViacomCBS Network Africa.   Reports have it that ViacomCBS ...

The Oscars 2021: Several African Content "Eligible" For The Academy's International Feature Awards Category

According to industry reports, several African movies have been deemed "Eligible for Consideration" for Oscars 2021  International Feature Film category. One of these, according to Pulse Nigeria is "The Milkmaid". It comes along with "Not A Burial, It's a Resurrection" ...

Industry Awards: Online Content To Finally Get Recognition At The SATFAS

The South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have established a new category whereby YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook content producers will receive recognition for their social media and online work. The Saftas committee amended the submission requirement mainly because of ...

The Oscars 2021: Some African Film Submissions So Far...

The 93rd Academy Awards postponement has extended the eligibility period of films, and the window has now been opened to 28 February 2021. This was supposed to be the Oscars' original date, and now the prestigious award ceremony will take ...