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.
AMC Networks International is launching a 2018 SundanceTV film competition and is now looking for South African short film entries. The winning film will be broadcast on SundanceTV (DStv 108) later this year and will premiere during the Sundance Film Festival in London taking place from the end of May.
In June 2018, the American Film Showcase (AFS) will host 5-7 teams of emerging documentary producers and their filmmaker partners (10-14 participants total) from African countries (participants must be proficient English-speakers) for a six-day workshop focused on documentary film producing.
The NFVF’s bursary programme is aimed at building capacity by upskilling film and TV professionals for global competitiveness through its support of qualifying applicants for overseas studies which are not offered at South African tertiary institutions.
The Zanzibar International Film Festival, and East Africa’s No: 1 music video channel TRACE Mziki have announced the 2018 East African Music Video Award as part of a presentation at the Africa Hub at the Berlinale in Germany.
Mzansi Womens Film Festival (MWFF) is a platform to empower women filmmakers by showcasing films by women and about women. Established in Johannesburg in 2014, this annual festival is held the first weekend in August, Womens Month in South Africa.
After many small informal telephone and hallway discussions around the vast subject of content, the need to direct the conversation to a strategic place where it matters has arisen.
The NFVF has extended the call for funding applications for tier 3 applicants to the 11th of February 2018. Tier 3 applicants are defined as new entrants into the industry, particularly recent film school graduates from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.
The 14th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the Premier Africa Film Awards® countdown has begun and the Africa Film Academy cordially invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary works for consideration in nearly 30 categories of the awards.
The Durban International Film Festival submissions for the 2018 edition of the festival are open. The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) invites filmmakers from across the world to submit their Short, Documentary or Feature Fiction films to screen in the festival from 19-29 July 2017.