“Action! Background action!” shouts the director and you begin walking, pretend talking, or simply sitting still and not getting in the way. Being on the set of a movie, music video, or commercial may seem like an exciting experience, but being an extra on these productions isn’t all that glamorous. Hours of waiting around (in sun, […]Read more "Extra (Ordinary): A personal account"
Recently, international and local female filmmakers have taken a stand against gender inequality in the film industry by creating opportunities for female empowerment through female-oriented production companies and films. Recently, females in the film industry have been taking a stand against the sexism that is inherent in what is evidently a male-dominated field. American actresses […]Read more "Fighting for Females in filmmaking"
Due to the increased production of films in recent years, the South African film industry has been hailed as vibrant and growing. However, while this might be true, the film industry has also been “booming” in another way. Just as a security boom restricts access to unauthorised individuals, so too does the South African film […]Read more "A Booming Industry"