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NFVF invite proposals for COVID19 docs

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for a collection of medium length documentary films on the impact of COVID-19 in South Africa, is open. The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen South Africa face unprecedented challenges....

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DFA docLOVE Covid-19 Citizen Journalist Awards

The Documentary Filmmakers Association (DFA) is calling on all filmmakers, Citizen Journalists, media activists and artivists who have created documentary content in South Africa relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic, to submit films for consideration for promotion on our docLOVE and other social media platforms. In view...

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KZNFC COVID Content Fund

The vision of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) is to position KwaZulu-Natal as a globally competitive, diverse and sustainable industry and choice film destination. The Film Fund is designed to stimulate the economy in the film and TV Industry, and supporting industries. With the KZN...

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Jozi Film Festival announces winners

The 9th annual Jozi Film Festival drew to a close on Sunday, September 20. Joburg’s longest-running multi-genre film festival, has, for the first time in eight years, taken place virtually while, at the same time, running with limited physical screenings at The Bioscope Independent Cinema.The...

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Welcome to the 2020/2021 DFA Board

Thank you to all who attended the meeting held via Zoom and to those who voted, we are grateful to have you participating in our community. Please find a copy of the minutes of the meeting to download here: Minutes 2020 AGM Welcome and thank you...

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Call to free filmmaker Hajooj Kuka

Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka with four other artists, have been jailed for two months. The artists were involved in an altercation in Khartoum in August, after authorities reportedly responded to noise complaints from neighbors during a theater rehearsal. Steven Markovitz, who produced both of Kuka’s...

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Streaming service ‘Hissbox’ launches grant of $25,000

A brand-new streaming service Hissbox, launched 11th of September 2020. With a focus on ‘telling untold stories,’ the streaming service offers over 400 pieces of content including world-class originals, blockbuster films, series, documentaries and much more. According to the Nigerian born, Los Angeles based CEO Chinecherem...

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