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Encounters Programmers’ Choice Awards

The winners of the Programmer's Choice Awards were announced at the 2021 Encounters South African International Documentary Festival recently. “It was an exceedingly difficult decision to select the winners for the Programmer’s Choice Awards. This year, we were spoiled for choice with a wide range...

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DFA DocShare at Encounters

The launch of docSHARE was titled Get your film out there! An interactive panel discussion about distribution strategy where the film teams from I. Mary,  The Colonel’s Stray Dogs and I am Here shared their distribution strategies. DFA Board member Sivu Giba hosted the powerhouse panel. Watch the Recording...

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Level 4 Adjustment of 27 June 2021

Please familiarise yourselves with the Gazetted Adjustments to Level 4 linked below as well as the special permissions for travel templates that are included in that document. We also include the SASFED June 2021 Guidelines and SA Guild of Editors Protocols for your reference. Stay safe...

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ICYMI: Links to Encounters webinars

UCT OPEN SESSION: MURDER IN PARIS The UCT / Sunshine Cinema Film Impact Screening Facilitator short course hosts a panel discussion with the Murder in Paris impact team. We’ll dive into the film’s impact goals, change dynamics, and impact strategy design and hear about the impact...

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DFA #docCHAT with NETFLIX

DFA’s docCHAT with Netflix: Online Distribution with the Netflix Africa team unpacked the process, opportunities and considerations of pitching and making factual content for the streamer. DFA Treasurer Izette Mostert hosted the conversation. Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with 208 million paid memberships in...

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Zinder Awarded Adiaha Award at Encounters

The Ladima Foundation has awarded the The Adiaha Award 2021 for Best Documentary Film by an African Woman to Zinder, a powerful film by filmmaker by Aicha Macky. The jury also awarded a Special Mention to Faya Dayi by Jessica Beshir.  The award was presented at...

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DFA Sessions at Encounters

DFA docSHARE presents: Get your film out there! An interactive panel discussion about distribution strategy 18 June 2021 at 11:00 - 12:30     REGISTER HERE DFA invites you to the launch of docSHARE - an interactive learning session where the film teams from I. Mary,  The Colonel’s Stray Dogs and...

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