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SOUTH AFRICA

South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards

With one of his first-ever TV commercials, Nare Mokgotho has won gold at the 20th Shots Young Director Awards held annually during the Cannes Lions Festival. The ad is for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given campaign...

Issued by Showmax 1 day ago

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

3 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

3 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist has been released...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

UNITED STATES

With top-end videos, Quincy Jones opens 'Netflix of jazz'

Calling it the "Netflix of jazz," legendary producer Quincy Jones is rolling out Qwest TV, a first global platform dedicated to on-demand jazz videos...

18 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

A new study conducted by Boomerang highlights the starring roles that animals play within families, on and off-screen...

20 Jul 2017

FRANCE

France denies TV5Monde cyber jihadists leaked defence docs

PARIS, FRANCE: France's defence ministry has dismissed claims by self-proclaimed Islamic State cyber jihadists that they had posted classified army documents online when they hacked into a major television channel...

14 Apr 2015

FRANCE

Netflix dramatises Marseille politics in French 'House of Cards'

MARSEILLE, FRANCE: Where House of Cards portrays Washington DC as a diabolical den of wheeling and dealing, Netflix's new drama set in France, Marseille...

25 Mar 2015

EGYPT

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015

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