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Reminder regarding the use of animals on set

The City of Cape Town’s  guidelines for location filming references the Performing Animals Protection Act for shoots using domestic animals and the Cape Nature Conservation Ordinance (WC Nature conservation Laws Amendment Act) for shoots involving wild animals. When production companies indicate the use of animals on set, they are required […]


SAASP appoints new Management

The South African Association of Stills Producers (SAASP) has appointed Rudi Riek as the new head of the organization. Rudi is a locations expert who has over 17 years experience in the region’s film and television      industry, particularly as one of Cape Town’s most successful and respected Unit […]


SAASP Statistics Findings 2009-2010

SAASP has completed its Stats Survey from the 2009-2010 season. Number of Productions    798 Ave Number of Shoot Days per Production    7.73 Number of Production Days    6171 Ave Production Budget    R339,865 INDUSTRY TURNOVER 2009-10    R271,285,313.73 Interestingly, although results are fairly steady compared to 2008-9, the Stills sector is currently turning […]