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Opportunity to participate in an upcoming film about COVID-19

Connect4Climate would like to alert you to an opportunity to  participate in an upcoming film about COVID 19 being produced by Grain Media for international release since it may offer you  the chance to explore and illustrate connections between coronavirus and climate and the potential...

Screen Sector Safety Protocols & Production documents

The South African Government has permitted filming under level 4 regulations from 4 May 2020, however, there are certain restrictions that have been put in place. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it the requirement for a new work protocol to mitigate the impact of...

Durban FilmMart Moves Online for its 2020 Edition

Africa’s premier film industry event, the Durban FilmMart, will move online for its 2020 edition. The event, which was planned for the last week in July will now have new dates in August, and will be hosted as a virtual summit still incorporating most of...

Sunny Side of the Doc Connected Edition

In response to the massive disruption brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic and the importance of keeping the documentary community’s activities alive, the 2020 edition of Sunny Side of the Doc will move to an exclusively online format for the very first time, taking place...

5 Minutes with Richard Gregory

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I’m a documentary filmmaker, in a pretty general sense. I direct, I shoot, I edit, I produce - but I prefer to focus on the first two of those activities. I’ve been working...

Netflix Releases 10 Documentary Films and Series for Free on YouTube

Netflixhas unlocked a selection of educational documentary films and series — available now for free on YouTube — saying it’s a way to help teachers and students during the COVID-19 quarantine. The 10 titles include Ava DuVernay’s “13th,” covering the mass-incarceration of people of color...

National Geographic Society COVID-19 fund for journalists

In the most difficult of times, journalism can play several roles in supporting communities around the globe. It can disseminate critical information to keep people safe and informed, it can illuminate stories that bring us hope and remind us of our shared human experience, and...

NFVF Distribution and Marketing Funding Callout

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), would like to commend the industry for the good quality of applications received in the past fiscal and invite applicants to submit for Festival Hosting and Marketing and Distribution. The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to...

Multichoice Talent Factory Online Masterclasses

The MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) is excited to launch a series of online masterclasses available on Africa’s creative network, the MTF portal! The masterclasses offer exclusive access to practical, industry expert-led skills workshops that afford film and television professionals the ability to interact and learn...

NFVF call for funding applications is open

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for cycle 1 funding applications for the 2019/20 financial year is now open for the following funding categories: Production and Development Tiers 1, 2 & 3 -  Fiction Development (animation, feature films, short films,...

Talents Durban Call for Applications

Durban, South Africa. The Durban FilmMart has announced a new partnership with Talents Durban, as applications open for the 2020 edition. Talents Durban is a five-day talent development programme, which has been presented in Durban, South Africa for the past 12 years in co-operation with Berlinale Talents, an initiative...

SAGE/Encounters Rough Cut Lab

Documentary films present us with unique perspectives and insights into our worlds. The crafting of these films present unique challenges and encourage thoughtful insights into their making. The Rough Cut Lab (RCL) aims to support South African films in the late offline story stage with...