Both World Pictures is a South African production house that focuses on the production and distribution of digital content over a multitude of platforms (TV, web, social media, print, radio, etc).
Type of Organization
Service organization – profit
Public Service Delivery/ Freedom of information
Project Information: The grant shall support the production of 26 episodes in the fourth season of the ZaNews TV show. ZaNews is a political satire TV show that uses puppets to lampoon political figures, in the tradition of Les Guignols de l’info (France), Spitting Image (UK) and XYZ show (Kenya). Both Worlds Pictures shall film and broadcast daily, weekly and special shows to be shown through national, regional and community TV and radio channels. The show shall also be carried on the web through Zanews website and on social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) to get the message across. The grant shall also be used to carry out technical improvements to the ZaNews website.
Sector: Government and Civil Society
Location: South Africa
Direct Outreach: 1,232,550 Viewers
Contract Total: USD 80,000 Matching Grant: USD 50,000
Contract Period: October 1st, 2011 to September 30th, 2012.