Film industry in need of Funding


Funding has always been a challenge for the film industry's growth, and corporations reluctance to fund has stiffened the film industry.

The veteran film makers say producing a film is costly and that the Namibian Film Commission's annual budget is not even close to the amount needed to produce one. Vickson Hangula, a Namibian veteran filmmaker, urged the private sector to re-consider investment in the industry as it has huge potential to tackle the unemployment rate in the country. 

Three chosen for Multichoice Talent Factory Class of 2023


Namibia will be represented by three aspiring filmmakers in the latest cohort of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), MultiChoice Namibia (MCN) has announced.

The three are Fimanekweni Paulus, Tekla Nakale, and Romeo Urikeraka, who were chosen from 60 applicants to participate in the MTF's 12-month training program in Lusaka, Zambia.

According to a press release issued by MultiChoice on Tuesday, the program focuses on theory and hands-on filmmaking experience, including scriptwriting, cinematography, editing, and audio post-production.