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Three Big Wins for Spinners at Dakar Series Festival
Spinners, the South African series production starring Cantona James bagged three important awards at Dakar Series 2023.
The festival in Dakar, Senegal, awaded Spinners for Best TV Series, Best Editing and Best Performance to lead actor Cantona James.
Spinners starring Cantona James Nominated for Best Series at Cannes Festival
The South African series filmed in Cape Town is the first African series ever selected in competition at Canneseries.
Cantona James stars in Spinners as Ethan, a 17-year-old driver working for a local gang but his newfound talent opens up a whole new world for him.
Reyka Lands Kim Engelbrecht an International Emmy Best Actress Nomination
South Africa's Kim Engelbrecht who is steadily becoming a household name with television and film audiences across the world has been nominated for an International Emmy Best Actress award for her lead role in local crime drama "Reyka".
The show is also nominated in the Best Drama Series category.
Reyka, in which Kim Engelbrecht stars as the criminal profiler Reyka Gama who is investigating a string of brutal serial killings in the sugarcane fields of KwaZulu-Natal, has won four awards at this year's South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas), including Best Actress for Kim Engelbrecht.
PULSE - Cape Town's Tarryn Wyngaard on Her Role in Psycho Sci-Fi Horror
Tarryn Wyngaard, best known for her role as Jenny, the childhood sweetheart of the main character AB, in the Oscar-nominated 2015 feature film Noem My Skollie, plays one of the lead characters named Jaz in the Showmax Original horror series Pulse, currently available for streaming.
In Pulse a group of game creators discover that survival is no longer just a game when an electromagnetic pulse bomb fries every electrical circuit in their office high-rise – and people’s heads.
Kim Engelbrecht now in Ridley Scott's Raised by Wolves - Biggest Series Ever Filmed in Cape Town
Ridley Scott is by no stretch of the imagination one of the biggest Sci-Fi Action film and television directors ever with Alien & Blade Runner just two of his many memorable films.
Season 1 of Raised by Wolves was already a runaway success and the addition of Kim Engelbrech who needs no introduction to South African film and television audiences will definitely add to its popularity.
Kim Engelbrecht Stars as REYKA - M-Net & Fremantle's New Crime Drama Series
Haunted by her past, flawed but brilliant criminal profiler, Reyka Gama investigates a string of brutal murders committed by a serial killer in the sugar cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal.
South African born actress Kim Engelbrecht (Isidingo, Dominion and The Flash) and acclaimed British actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones and Downtown Abbey) star in the M-Net and Fremantle’s eight-part contemporary crime drama Reyka.
Star-studded Skemerdans Series Now Filming at Cape Town's Iconic Club Galaxy
After the murder of owner Glenn Fortune, The Oasis jazz club becomes the centre of a power struggle between two brothers, a scorned widow and an organised crime syndicate.
Skemerdans literally translates to "Dusk Dance" and plays itself out as a dusk-till-dawn depiction of the Cape Flats nightlife and nightclub scene.