71st Cannes International Film Festival – Call for project submissions to the NFVF

71st Cannes International Film Festival – Call for project submissions to the NFVF

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) will embark on a trip to the 71st Cannes International Film Festival being held from the 8th to the 19th of May 2018. The festival, which is internationally recognised as the premier film festival and marketing event, brings together filmmakers and key decision makers from across the globe to conduct the business of film.

The NFVF will publish a catalogue of projects from the 2017/18 period seeking either completion finance or sales agents.

Independent filmmakers with projects that have completed development (final polish scripts) or have completed projects that are ready for sale are requested to submit synopses of projects they would like the NFVF to consider for inclusion in the catalogue and / or pitch at the sales event. Applicants are requested to email the following information (application form is not required):

Full synopsis of the project
Details of Key Creative Team
Tagline
High resolution poster (300dpi)
Trailer / Promo (where available)
High resolution production stills (where available)
Requirements (Funding/Sales Agent/Distribution)

Filmmakers should bear in mind that the NFVF reserves the right to select the films to be presented at the event and included in the NFVF catalogue.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, 23rd April 2018. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE CONSIDERED.

For project submissions and queries, kindly email Ntuthuko Mageba, distribution@nfvf.co.za or call 011 483 0880.


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