Call for Entries: 9th Talents Durban – Degrees of Seperation: Connecting People and Story

In co-operation with Berlinale Talents at the 37th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). 17 – 21 June 2016 This year, Talents Durban opens submissions to 15 African writers and directors with fiction, documentary and hybrid projects in development. For the first time, the re-conceptualized initiative includes high quality projects of all media formats, such as film,…

CANNES: Mohamed Diab to Tackle Egyptian Political Unrest in ‘Clash’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab, known internationally for bold sex harassment pic “Cairo 678,” is set to delve into his country’s political turbulence with drama-action thriller “Clash.” Diab’s timely new film is a co-production between Egyptian writer-producer Mohamed Hefzy’s Film Clinic (“My Brother the Devil”) and the Dubai-based company EMC Media. “Clash” (working title) is scheduled to go…