Sunday Business Times November 25 2012
SOUTH AFRICA EMERGES AS A PRIME SPOT FOR INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS
- South Africa is increasingly catching the attention of International filmmakers as one of the world’s preferred destinations to tell their stories, while South Africans are also starting to tell more of the country’s own tales.
- The South African entertainment industry generates about R12-billion a year and is set to double over the next number of years.
- Growth is attributed to the beautiful locations and highly skilled and hard working film crews.
- A recent article in the Hollywood Reporter noted that South Africa was set for “an increasingly brilliant film and TV future”.