It is time to binge your favourite television shows as nearly 66% of the 2020 South African Film and Television Awards (Safta) winners in the television categories are available to binge now on Showmax, with more to come soon.
This includes all the telenovela winners, 12 of the drama winners out of 13, and the best reality show (Living The Dream With Somizi), natural history (Stroop), lifestyle (Elders: Japan) and variety shows (Mooi), as well as the best documentary (Buddha in Africa) and short film winners (The Letter Reader).
With 10 awards, The River was the most-awarded series overall at the Saftas – for the second year in a row. This follows its International Emmy nomination last year.
In addition, The Republic took home Best Drama as well as craft awards for Directing, Scriptwriting, Cinematography, Sound, and Music.
Other Safta winners you can stream now on Showmax include:
• Suidooster – Best Actress: TV Soap (Denise Newman)
• Arendsvlei – Best Actor: TV Soap (Roberto Kyle), and a craft award for Art Direction
• The Queen – Best Supporting Actor: TV Soap (Loyiso MacDonald) – new episodes start again on Monday, 25 May 2020
• eHostela – Best Actor: Drama (Wiseman Mncube)
• iThemba – Best Supporting Actress: Drama (Brenda Ngxoli)
• Getroud Met Rugby – Best Scriptwriting: TV Soap
• Isibaya – Best Music: Telenovela
• Ifalakhe – Best Wardrobe: Drama and Best Makeup and Hair: Drama
• Die Spreeus – Best Editing: Drama
• The Fun’s Not Over – The James Phillips Story – Best Editing: Documentary
Source: The South African