The film industry is one of the largest sources of entertainment in the world dating back in the 19th century. The industry produces thousands of films annually and rakes in billions of dollars in revenue.
Recently, the Kenya Film Industry has been faced with lots of challenges key of them being, the recent notice by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) alerting the Kenyan creative economy community of mandatory licensing which has since seen calls for a national conversation on the board’s relevance and the suitability of its current office holders.
Cartoon Network, South Africa’s leading kids’ channel, has exceeded its own expectations with the broadcast of Power Rangers: Clash of the Red Rangers movie. On 10 March, close to 171 000 kids aged 4 to 14-years-old tuned in to the ground-breaking movie, giving new meaning to the word “blockbuster”!