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Skyfall - New 23rd James Bond Production Underway

Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today presented the cast of the 23rd James Bond adventure, entitled Skyfall. The film, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, is directed by Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig, who returns for his third film as James Bond 007. The screenplay is written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan. Skyfall, which goes into production on Monday, November 7th, will begin its worldwide roll-out in the UK and Ireland on October 26th 2012 and in North America on November 9th 2012.

Members of the cast of Skyfall, including: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Dame Judi Dench, Naomie Harris and Bérénice Marlohe. The filmmakers also announced Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney and Ben Whishaw.

In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

“We’re so delighted to have Sam Mendes direct Skyfall and be working once again with Daniel Craig. We've a great script, an extraordinary cast and an incredibly talented creative team for this latest James Bond adventure,” said Wilson and Broccoli.

Watch Ridley Scott's YouTube documentary 'Life in a Day'


 Watch 'Life in a Day' Now

"Director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland) and producer Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator) team up to offer this candid snapshot of a single day on planet Earth. Compiled from over 80,000 YouTube submissions by contributors in 192 countries, Life in a Day presents a microcosmic view of our daily experiences as a global society. From the mundane to the profound, everything has its place as we spend 90 minutes gaining greater insight into the lives of people who may be more like us than we ever suspected, despite the fact that we're separated by incredible distances." (YouTube, 2011)


Leon Schuster's 'Mad Buddies' Production Gets Underway


Principal photography on the latest cinematic outing for legendary South African filmmaker Leon Schuster is underway.

The film, entitled Mad Buddies (review), is the latest from Schuster, who's been responsible for some of South Africa's most notable local box-office successes, including Mama Jack, Mr Bones and most recently, 2010's World Cup-inspired hit Schuks Tshabalala's Guide to S.A.

"We are thrilled to be able to bring another fun-filled Schuster adventure to South African audiences", says Helena Spring, Producer of the film, who worked with Schuster on Mr Bones, Mr Bones 2 and Mama Jack. ŒMad Buddies is a fast paced comedic romp, jam-packed with stunts and laughs that will have audiences rolling in the aisles."

South African Horrorfest Film Festival 2011 Line-up

South African Horror Film Festival 
26 Oct @ The Book Lounge (71 Roeland Str, Cape Town)
27 Oct - 4 Nov @ The Labia Theatre (68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town)

Growing into the country's ultimate Halloween event covering indie, new & classic movies, short films, music, literature and a range of Halloween festivities, 2011 marks the annual South African HORRORFEST's lucky 7th year!

Almost each of the exciting feature films and short films make their South African theatrical premieres.  The Makabra Ensemble will also debut their Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde movie soundtrack performance, live to the screening of this 1920 silent classic.
'Africa First' Awards $10,000 to SA Filmmaker, Mark Middlewick

For a fourth consecutive year, Focus Features’ Africa First program for short films, the worldwide film company’s initiative earmarked exclusively for emerging filmmakers of African nationality and residence, has awarded five filmmakers $10,000 apiece.

The winning filmmakers for 2011 are: Oshosheni Hiveluah (Namibia) for 100 Bucks, an immersion into the Namibian capital of Windhoek through the progress of a piece of currency; Cedric Ido (Burkina Faso) for Twaaga [Invincible], blending live action and animation in the tale of a young boy’s quest to be a superhero; Mark Middlewick (South Africa) for Late Night Security, in which the night guard at a shopping center finds solace and friendship from an unlikely source; Akosua Adoma Owusu (Ghana) for Kwaku Anase, adapting into live action and animation a traditional West African story about a student’s family secret; and Zelalem Woldemariam (Ethiopia) for Adamet [Listen], powered by the music of Ethiopian culture in its story of a talented drummer who encounters a deaf woman.

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