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Africa’s biggest Halal event m..

Cape Town and the Western Cape's Film and Media Promotion Unit, based at Wesgro, has collaborated with the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival to introduce the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme which took place yesterday....more

Cape Town & the Western Cape t..

Touching down in Canada this week for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is Cape Town and the Western Cape's Film and Media Promotion Unit - in a bid to promote the Cape as the preferred film destination in the industry....more

Drakenstein Municipality commi..

Drakenstein Municipality has signed an agreement with Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape's Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - tasking it with promoting film, media and gaming opportunities in the municipality....more

Western Cape is France bound f..

A nearly 90 strong South African delegation, with significant representation from the Western Cape, are en-route to France to take part in the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (Mifa) – where over 8000 industry professionals ...more

Cape Town’s big win with Big F..

The Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking has, as of July 2017, relocated all its training from Johannesburg to Cape Town’s Green Point campus. This after the school was established in Johannesburg in 2007....more

Wesgro has helped land R1.92 b..

Wesgro is pleased to announce that a total of nine film and media declarations contributing R1.92 billion to Cape Town and the Western Cape's economy were facilitated by our Film and Media Promotion Unit in the 2017/2018 financial year....more

“Revolting Rhymes”, animated b..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – is excited by the news that “Revolting Rhymes”, a film animated by Triggerfish studios in Cape Town, has been nominated for an Oscar....more

HBO’s CINEMAX to film new seri..

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, welcomes the decision by CINEMAX to order the production of Season One of a new 10-part episodic series called ‘Warrior’....more

Wesgro to promote the Western ..

This week Wesgro’s Chief Business Officer, Yaw Peprah, and Head of Film and Media Promotion, Monica Rorvik, will – on behalf of the agency – attend the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to market Cape Town and the Western Cape to the inte...more

Mayor de Lille launches annual..

Wesgro today and the City of Cape Town launched the annual film industry pre-season briefing together with the Commercial Producers Association and South African Association of Stills Producers, Cape Town....more