Masina met with international producers during the 68th Annual Cannes Film festival, where he is leading a delegation of twenty emerging filmmakers.
In a statement issued on Sunday, he said: “In all our meetings with investors we did not only market South Africa as a destination and location of choice, but also stated the need for them to work with South African script writers and producers to develop a South African story that can be successful commercially and internationally.” […]
“From 2008-2013 the number of South African film productions have increased from 49 projects to 398 projects of which 256 were South African productions, 77 co-productions and 65 foreign productions. The productions led to an expenditure of R8 billion,” added Masina.
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Source : The Citizen