Movie moguls, directors and lawyers are searching for radical solutions to reopen Hollywood as soundstages gather dust and studio profits slide weeks after cameras stopped rolling due to coronavirus. Hollywood filmmakers are being forced to experiment with new locations, techniques and even genres which lend themselves to a locked-down world.
Award-winning actor Daniel Radcliffe has recently been spotted on the streets of Pretoria, South Africa. Wearing retro spectacles, flared trouser and old-school shirts, photos of the Harry Potter star having been popping all over social media.
It was recently revealed that the English actor has been in South Africa’s capital city shooting his latest film based on the memoir Inside Out: Escape from Pretoria Prison by Tim Jenkin, a South African political prisoner and writer.
Broadcasting specialist Berry Lwando has worked in Zambia’s TV, film and radio industry for decades. And has recently been appointed academy director for Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) in Southern Africa, which includes countries Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. MTF is a brand-new initiative dedicated to training 60 individuals from 13 African countries to hone their film and television production skills in a year-long funded programme supported by MultiChoice Talent Factoryacademies hosted in Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia.