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Netflix to release South African-produced animated movie “Seal Team”

Netflix announced its lineup of movies for the month of December with the inclusion of the South African-produced animated movie Seal Team which will be arriving globally on December 31st, 2021. Other Netflix regions will also likely receive Seal Team although it will vary region-to-region. The animated movie which is directed by Greig Cameron and [...]

Cameroonian movies make their debut on Netflix

In early 2021, Anglophone Cameroonian filmmakers made a momentous debut as four films were made available on the global streaming behemoth Netflix. With unprecedented ease, viewers from across the globe could suddenly watch uniquely Cameroonian stories that were once the preserve of only local audiences. For Anglophone filmmakers in Cameroon, this walk to this global [...]

DStv plans to surpass Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa

Multichoice group is planning to launch its own unique offerings to go toe-to-toe with streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+. To recall, Multichoice owns DStv, which offers both dish-satellite and streaming options focusing on more traditional television content, including news and live sports. It also owns Showmax, which is a streaming-only service. Calvo Mawela, [...]

Netflix to release South African movie ‘Happiness Ever After’

Happiness Ever After is a romantic and drama-filled Netflix film that tackles sisterhood and friendship. The movie is directed by Thabang Moleya. Originally in English, Happiness Ever After is written by Ayanda Halimana and produced by Bongiwe Selane and NetflixSter-Kinekor Pictures. Originating from South Africa, this film is expected to be released later in 2021 [...]

Netflix & UNESCO launched short film competition across Sub-Saharan Africa

Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch short film competition African Folktales, Reimagined across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and given a $75 000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on the streaming service in Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African folktales”. The competition [...]