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Netflix launches new mobile streaming plan in South Africa

Netflix Africa launched a new, lower-cost, mobile only plan which is available with immediate effect. The plan is at R49/month in South Africa while US$3.99 in most other African countries. The other plans cost R99/month (basic), R139/month (standard) and R169/month (premium, which includes 4K-resolution streams and other benefits). “After several months of testing, we’re excited [...]

Netflix and Triggerfish to partner on Story Artist Lab in South Africa

Leading South African studio, Triggerfish announced the entries for pan-African Story Artist Lab which is sponsored by Netflix to find talent and upskill the next generation of African animators.  Story artists translate screenplays into animatics, the loose first version of the movie that then shapes every step of animation that follows, says Tendayi Nyeke, Triggerfishs [...]

Diamond and Zari to premiere on Netflix’ reality show “Young, Famous & African”

Tanzanian singer Naseeb Ali Juma, commonly known as Diamond Platnumz alongside Zari Hassan will make an appearance on Netflix. The former power couple of the African entertainment scene has bagged a deal for a docu-reality series, Young, Famous & African with Netflix South Africa. The separated couple made the huge announcements through their respective social [...]

Netflix and NFVF to fund South African movies

Netflix and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) have announced a R28-million partnership to fund the production of South African micro-budget feature films. The agreement will see both partners contributing R14 million each in support of the production of local films, which will include exclusive debuts on Netflix. The partnership will see 6 local [...]

Netflix Africa announced a new partnership with Realness Institute

Netflix and Realness Institute announced a new partnership to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria. Realness Institute will commit to foster a new wave of storytelling, while Netflix will bring its expertise in episodic content development, production and insight into global content trends. At Netflix, we believe [...]