Checkpoint wins big at the SAFTAs

eNCA's Checkpoint SAFTA

eNCA’s weekly investigative series Checkpoint was named Best Current Affairs programme at the South African Film and Television Awards over the weekend. ALSO READ: scoops four SAFTAs this year The programme … Read Full Article

19 SAFTA nominations for

SAFTAs nominations

The SAFTA nominations were announced on Friday, 8 February 2019 and received a total of 19 nominations for seven of its productions. ALSO READ: SAFTAs Nominations Announced Leading the nominations are Rhythm … Read Full Article

Phila Madlingozi wins the Golden Horn award at the SAFTAs

Phila Madlingozi wins the Golden Horn award

Actor, singer, songwriter, rapper, Phila Madlingozi has won a Golden Horn award for Best Achievement in Original Music/ Score on TV Drama for Isikizi season two at the South African Film and Television awards (SAFTAS).

Filmmaker best known for his role as Zithembe/Zolile in the second season of the SABC1 drama series Intersexions, in 2013,

Phila, son of veteran musician Ringo Madlingozi, says he never saw the award coming and he did not even attend the awards because he didn’t think they would win. “I did not think we were going to win the award but it shows that hard work pays off and when I received the invite to attend the awards I was already on my way home to Port Elizabeth.”

“I was starting to feel lost; I had been working so hard in Johannesburg but I was not seeing any rewards for my hard work.”

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