Film industry boom
CAPE Town’s film industry continues to thrive‚ with the city securing film and media declarations that will contribute close to R2-billion to the metro.
The Western Cape’s trade and investment promotion agency‚ Wesgro‚ said on Thursday that nine film and media declarations had been facilitated by its Film and Media promotion unit in the 2017-18 financial year.
In addition to this‚ the unit delivered advertising worth more than R33-million through marketing support for the film and media industry. The spend on productions will result in the creation of close to 2 450 full-time jobs in the province.
Cape Town has attracted A-list actors and crews in recent years. Its film industry contributes more than R5-billionn to its domestic economy and has created more than 35 000 jobs.