The 16th annual SAFTA (South African FIlm and Television Awards) nominations have been released for 2022, and Trace Studios is proud to be nominated for three awards.
The SAFTA Awards honour, celebrate, and promote creativity, quality, and excellence within the South African film and television industry. All nominees are a reflection of the South African film and television market’s resilience amid a global pandemic.
We are delighted to share the group’s nominations for this year.
The iconic and popular reality franchise produced for eTV and Netflix, Ultimate Braai Master has been nominated for Best Competition Reality Show. Hectic on 3, SABC 3’s youth programme that gets broadcasted live from Trace Studios in Cape Town was also nominated for Best Children’s Programme.
Lastly, the scripted teen drama series Signal High has been nominated for Best Youth Programme.
Trace Studios CEO, Sivan Pillay adds, ”Trace Studios is very proud to have these three shows recognized by the SAFTAs and once again re-enforces Trace Studios commitment to creating and producing great entertainment programming.”
Mzansi Magic and SABC 3 will simulcast the Saftas on 2 and 3 September 2022.
Launched in 2003 following the acquisition of the eponym print magazine, Trace is a global multimedia platform dedicated to Hip Hop and Afro-centric cultures and to empowerment of young people, women, and creators. Trace engages with over 350 million fans across 180 countries including 290 million fans in Africa.