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How African content creators can protect themselves from content piracy
Fighting the scourge of content piracy emerges as a crucial step in safeguarding the vibrancy of African creativity and ensuring that creators receive their due recognition and rewards for their endeavours. The battle against piracy holds the potential to not only curb illicit practices but also to nurture an environment conducive to the flourishing of high-quality original content across Africa. 22 Sep 2023 Read more

MultiChoice report tells story of a sustainable impact
MultiChoice published its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report for the financial year ended March 2023. It outlines the company's progress in addressing socio-economic and climate challenges to create a more inclusive society and contribute to Africa's sustainable future. 4 Sep 2023 Read more

The top 5 consequences of content piracy in the entertainment industry
The conversation about content piracy has been ongoing for decades. 3 Aug 2023 Read more

South Africa needs a comprehensive, multifaceted strategy to curb the economic impact of piracy
Africans create powerful creative content in, among others, the music, film, sports, gaming, publishing, broadcast and animation sectors. However, this wealth of content is jeopardised by the relentless scourge of piracy which robs creators and rights holders of their livelihoods and threatens the value and longevity of African content. 24 Jul 2023 Read more

Communities must be educated on intellectual property rights
The content most often pirated via the internet is software, music, literature, and video content, including live sports and the latest series and movies, making streaming piracy arguably the biggest threat to content owners, broadcasters, and operators. 18 Jul 2023 Read more

2022 MTFza interns graduate to positively contribute to South Africa's film and television industry
Another group of talented South African hopefuls graduated from the 2022 MultiChoice Talent Factory South Africa (MTFza) internship programme on 29 June 2023. 7 Jul 2023 Read more

Get ready for lights, camera, and a whole lot of action!
Get ready for lights, camera, and a whole lot of action as a group of young aspiring filmmakers from The MultiChoice Talent Factory 2022 gear up to dazzle with an exciting new movie: Areyeng Jozi! The 2022 MTFza cohort are not letting murky weather and other common challenges of movie making deter them from their goal to make their mark in the world of filmmaking. 24 May 2023 Read more

Film = Freedom
Entertainment is a given - but film also needs to inspire, educate, provoke and criticise. 8 Feb 2023 Read more

Virtual reality offers a huge opportunity for African filmmakers
The 2023 Joburg Film Festival has a dedicated space for virtual reality filmmaking. 7 Feb 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival Content Series: Tshepiso Phiri
The Joburg Film Festival powered by Multichoice is an annual six-day festival, running from Tuesday, 31 January - Sunday, 5 February 2023, that showcases the best in global cinema and celebrates African cinematic excellence, hosted in the City of Gold. 3 Feb 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival Content Series: Vusi Africa
The Joburg Film Festival powered by Multichoice is an annual six-day festival, running from Tuesday, 31 January - Sunday, 5 February 2023, that showcases the best in global cinema and celebrates African cinematic excellence, hosted in the City of Gold. 1 Feb 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival Content Series: Shamilla Miller
The Joburg Film Festival powered by Multichoice is an annual six-day festival, running from Tuesday, 31 January - Sunday, 5 February 2023, that showcases the best in global cinema and celebrates African cinematic excellence, hosted in the City of Gold. 30 Jan 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival Content Series: Mampho Brescia
The Joburg Film Festival powered by Multichoice is an annual six-day festival, running from Tuesday, 31 January - Sunday, 5 February 2023, that showcases the best in global cinema and celebrates African cinematic excellence, hosted in the City of Gold. 27 Jan 2023 Read more

5 unmissable Joburg Film Festival films
The Joburg Film Festival (JFF) kicks off across Jo'burg on 31 January, showcasing some of the finest films from over 35 countries across the globe, including 20 African premieres and 27 South African premieres, until 5 February. Here are just five highlights from the JFF schedule. 26 Jan 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival and MultiChoice Group cement their commitment to building filmmakers
One hundred thirty-three aspiring filmmakers spent two days immersed in industry workshops led by local experts at the final instalment of the Joburg Film Festival's Youth & Audience Development Programme this past weekend (14-15 January 2023) at the Joburg Theatre. 17 Jan 2023 Read more

DStv welcomes the launch of Quincy Jones' Qwest TV onto screens this month
South Africa - With exclusive access to high-end music, great concerts, documentaries and never-seen archived interviews, the global music streaming platform Qwest TV will officially be DStv Channel 330. 17 Jan 2023 Read more

Joburg Film Festival and MultiChoice bring top SA talent for an inspiring filmmaking workshop
Explore your passion for film with some of Africa's best talent at this weekend's final Joburg Film Festival Youth & Audience Development Programme in Braamfontein, in association with MultiChoice 12 Jan 2023 Read more

2023 Joburg Film Festival selection announced
A celebration of local and international cinema with over 60 films screened. 7 Dec 2022 Read more

MultiChoice and Irdeto welcome the second conviction of a perpetrator for selling internet streaming pirate boxes
MultiChoice and Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity welcomes the Bellville Regional Court's decisive judgment on another copyright infringement perpetrator. 7 Dec 2022 Read more

Joburg Film Festival unpacks good storytelling in youth development programme
The Joburg Film Festival's Youth & Audience Programme, which is held bi-weekly across various regions in Gauteng, plays a vital role in shaping the minds of young voices who aspire to pursue a career in the media industry. 1 Nov 2022 Read more


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