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REALNESS RESIDENCY ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS & NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH TORONTO

Realness Residency is a Pan-African screenwriting initiative. It is seeking diversity in contemporary African perspectives, encouraging risk-taking, originality and authenticity. This ethos has been demonstrated once more by the success of alumnus Luck Razanajaona (Madagascar) at CineMart in Rotterdam where his Realness project Disco Afrika won the Wouter Barendrecht Award of €5,000 given to a […]Read More

South African film, The Wound to open the Panorama programme

Just after celebrating its selection to have its world premiere in competition at the Sundance Film festival in the USA, the film-makers of the South African film The Wound, have received news that the film has been selected to open the Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama section in February 2017. Produced by Urucu Media, directed […]Read More

URUCU MEDIA ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF FIVE AFRICAN FILMMAKERS TO PARTICIPATE IN REALNESS

At a Cannes event this past weekend, Urucu Media was pleased to announce the selection of five emerging African screenwriters to participate in REALNESS, a pioneering residency initiative that will afford a new generation of filmmakers the opportunity to nurture and cultivate their talent as authentic voices in African cinema. REALNESS is presented under the mentorship […]Read More

An African Screenwriters Residency – Call for Submissions

Urucu Media, under the mentorship of Berlinale Talents, in partnership with Nirox, Durban FilmMart, Restless Talent Management, The French Institute in South Africa and Institute Français’s Cinémas du Monde proudly presents REALNESS, a screenwriters residency for a new generation of African cinema. From June to August 2016, 5 screenwriters will be invited to attend a seven-week […]Read More

NECKTIE YOUTH WINS BEST SOUTH AFRICAN FILM AND BEST DIRECTOR

Urucu Media’s hugely anticipated drama Necktie Youth walked away with top honours at the Durban International Film Festival on Saturday night, winning both the best South African feature award and the international jury award for best director for director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer. Said the jury in their report on Necktie Youth: “a film desperate to reconcile the seemingly […]Read More

Urucu Media launches inaugural South African edition of Cannes prestigious La Semaine

Urucu Media, one of South Africa’s newest feature film production houses, which recently produced the internationally acclaimed Necktie Youth, is proud to announce that they have partnered with Cannes’s La Semaine de la Critique (Critic’s Week) to host a dynamic selection of the top films emerging from this programme in recent years. The South African programme launches as part of the Durban International […]Read More