M-Net Movies launches casting competition ‘Greatest Movie Ever Made’

The M-Net Movies channels on DStv has announced the unique new competition, inviting undercover movie stars of Africa to participate in the Greatest Movie Ever Made casting competition.

While the twelve best aspiring actors will get the opportunity to live out their dream opposite well-known stars in a short M-Net Movies production, the winner of this competition will win a seven-days trip to Hollywood for them and their partner,all of which will be filmed by the M-Net Movies team.

So, how do you enter this once-in-a lifetime casting competition?

The first step is to show off your acting skills by re-enacting a scene from any movie currently showing on the M-Net Movies Channels: M-Net Movies Premiere (Channel 104); M-Net Movies Smile (Channel 105); M-Net Movies Action + (Channel 106), M-Net Movies Showcase (Channel 107); M-Net Movies Action (Channel 110); M-Net Movies All Stars (Channel 111) and M-Net Movies Zone (Channel 139).

Thereafter, you need to upload a video of your re-enactment onto Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #MMGreatest. And then, most importantly, you have to go to www.mnet.tv to fill out an entry form to validate your entry. This needs to happen within the first week of posting your video on social media.

The closing date for entries is Saturday, 20 August 2016 at 23:59. 
A panel of experts will pick the top 24 actors from these casting videos, who will then go up for the public vote.

M-Net Movie fans will be able to vote for their favourites from Tuesday, 23 August and the twelve actors with the most votes will find themselves stepping into the opportunity of a lifetime – acting in a real production, spearheaded by the reputable television and film production company, Bomb Productions, whose success stories include dramas like Isibaya and Jacob’s Cross.

The script for this production will be written by Tebogo Malope, and the top 12 will be starring opposite seasoned actor Thapelo Mokoena (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom; Wild At Heart; Fear Factor SA) as well as comedian Thomas Gumede; the face of M-Net Movies, Lalla Hirayama and presenter and fashion designer Maps Maponyane.

The shoot will take place in the week of 26 September.

This competition is open to DStv Premium customers older than 18years in South Africa, as well as the rest of Africa,Ts and Cs apply.


  1. But its a bit unfair for subscribers who are on packages like access & compact to name the few.We should be allowed too

  2. I am glad that I saw this as early as now. . Though it won’t be good news to compact users and it is understandable that it is also a way to promote premium in order for people to be forced into subscribing to that but thank you M-Net and get ready for us

  3. I wish 16 year old s could join too. There’s no opportunity for us especially me since I’ve been acting at the age of 8 and attended an arts academy for 2 years. I’m really sad and I’d love to act. These opportunities pass just like this.

  4. I am so excited about this amazing opportunity we are all getting…. guys this is totally amazing i dont know about you but i am getting my role in that stage…. this is my time

  5. halo i am leoni jantjies i live in grabouw i would love to enter but i have to ask is the compertision for anyone? i’ve never acted before but i looove it .

  6. How when and where do the public get to vote….also once you have auditioned, uploaded your video and completed the entry, are you notified if it has been successfully received…


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