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2nd Wave of DSAC Covid Relief Funding

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa hosted a media briefing to update the nation on the criteria and the application process of the second wave of the COVID-19 Relief Fund on Monday, 17 August 2020. FIRST WAVE COVID-19 RELIEF FUND (STATUS)To date, the...

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5 Minutes with… Omelga Mthiyane

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do?I am a storyteller, I have been making documentary film for the last 15 years. I am attracted to stories where there is potential for healing, where people take difficult journeys that might result...

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NFVF Covid-19 Relief Fund

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa's film and video industry. In light of the national state of disaster declared by the Minister...

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Encounters Short Film Line-Up Announced

Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival is speedily adapting to the “new normal” and will shortly complete the construction of the virtual cinema platform using Shift72.  We are aiming to have bookings open on 13th August, one  week before the Festival opens.  You will need to...

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5 Minutes with… Jasyn Howes

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I am a freelance director and cinematographer based in Cape Town. I work mostly in branded content, commercials and documentaries. What are you currently up to? I am currently working on my DFA short...

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SA Hardship Fund Announced

Tshikululu Social Investments to administer the R8 million Netflix donation to help support the hardest hit below-the-line workers whose productions were suspended due to the pandemic Today, the South African Screen Federation (SASFED), supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO), announced the establishment of a COVID-19...

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