Business Update

I’m bracing myself for a bit of a week of it……

Firstly, I’m in the closing stages of a comprehensive Economic Impact Assessment of the Durban / KZN film sector – the fourth part of the comprehensive Sector Review that is now hurtling towards the final month of inputs. Next is the Strategic Plan, due May 5th.

Secondly, I’m also full tilt in research for a Sector Plan for the Film Industry on behalf of the Eastern Cape Development Corporation – the organisation that is picking up the mantle of industry growth in that province. First report due end of April.

And thirdly, on Saturday I head of to Santa Monica, Los Angeles for the AFCI Locations Trade Show, a fun, low-key event where film commissions and offices around the world gather to present their offerings to the Hollywood industry. I’m advising the Film in Serbia delegation, a great group of people who are launching their brand at the event and via a snazzy brunch at a famous Serbian restaurant in the city. Can’t wait, it’s going to be a blast.

PS. no this NOT a gratuitous picture of Caspar van Dien (which should probably require him to be shirtless anyway, no?) – but rather it’s his lovely wife, Princess Catherine Oxenberg of Serbia……