2019 might have not turned out as we anticipated, but for 2020, the future looks very bright, and that might just give the entertainment industry a shake. As we enter 2020, it is quite clear that this year will be a year of growth and success for those who keep informed and those who are always looking for new ways to penetrate the media to explore with their creativity.
Our Staff writer Fundisani Shandu fills us in on what to look out for in 2020 in the entertainment industry…
Today’s society is obsessed with live feeds and live video streaming. The growth of video streaming will continue to explode this year. In Deloitte’s most recent ‘Digital Media Trends’ Survey, more respondents indicated that they have at least one streaming video subscription (69 percent) than those that possess a traditional pay-TV subscription (65 percent). This is taking over worldwide, and is dominating in the industry. Video feeds are usually a good tool for brands to amplify their message and to communicate with their clients effectively.
New Movies Releases for 2020: We have curated a list of long anticipated movies to look out for this year:
Bad Boys for life
The movie Title is no stranger to our ears. Starring two of the best actors in the world, Will Smith and Martin Lawrance, we are so anticipated on the release of this movie. We have been waiting patiently for another Bad Boys remake and it looks like this year we will get a chance to finally watch it and we know it will be a bang!
This is a love story and is set to play with every little emotion in you. It has been announced that the movie will debut in February this year and it is also expected to break the Box Office this year.
Coming 2 America
A movie starring the great Eddie Murphy is set to launch this year and this time we are not just excited about the movie but the fact that our very own Nomzamo Mbatha is going to be starring in the Movie .
Here are a few amazing things happening in the South African Entertainment industry:
Mbali Italy Vogue
In 2019, the actress and businesswoman announced that she is a designer and proud owner of Essie Apparel. Enhle who started making costumes as a teenage has now ventured into the industry that she loves the most. Among her major achievements as a designer who was dressing International sensation, Beyonce. Essie Apparel has been featured in Vogue Italia.
His 2019 started started with a bang in London when he was selected and won the International Fashion Showcase 2019 during London Fashion Week. His exhibition was a celebration of South African progress and the women who essentially carry the country on their backs. He Was featured in the iconic September Issue of British Vogue, guest edited by the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. He become the first African to win the LVMHPrize. Thebe Langa was quoted saying, “I have been following LVMH since I was 10 so this erased any idea of a limit to what I can do.”
South Africa is breading success with its people taking on the world with their talents and skills. Here are s few personalities also doing the most:
- Rich Mnisi
- Trevor Stuumarn
- Bonang Matheba
- Nomzamo Mbatha
- Thuso Mbedu
- Trevor Noah
These fore-mentioned big names are about to take raise our South African Flag high in this new decade.