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​iTunes: where are the movies?

With fewer than 1m broadband digital subscriber lines in service in South Africa, and longstanding exclusive rights to content held by local media companies, there is little demand for – and huge complexity involved in – bringing video content to the

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Ster-Kinekor ditches film in digital overhaul

Cinema chain Ster-Kinekor Theatres will replace all of its screens countrywide with digital technology over the next 12 months in a deal that will probably be worth nearly R100m. About 400 screens are affected by the move. The company, which is owned by Primedia, has signed an agreement with Arts Alliance Media, a digital cinema

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Ster-Kinekor ditches print media

SA’s largest cinema chain, Ster-Kinekor Theatres, which is owned by Primedia, has decided to end its decades-long advertising in print newspapers, directing its clients to the Web and to mobile instead, according to a report. iAfrica.com, also a Primedia property, said on Tuesday that

Craig Wilson
How video games shot their way to the top

Gaming is the biggest entertainment industry in the world, bigger than even Hollywood. It’s the biggest in SA, too. It seems if you want to make money in entertainment, you’d be better off learning to code than trying your luck on Idols. Though sales of CDs, cinema tickets and DVDs have declined

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End of an era as last drive-in closes

Ster-Kinekor has confirmed that the Velskoen drive-in in Randburg, Johannesburg will close next year. It is the last of its drive-ins and the company says the decision comes as a result of declining audiences, which is says isn’t unique to SA. “Cinema audiences