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Netflix Hardship Fund

The South African Screen Federation (SASFED), supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) and in collaboration with Netflix,has  announced a third round of applications for funding towards the COVID-19 Film and Television Relief Fund, providing relief to the hardest-hit workers in South Africa’s creative community....

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Jozi Film Festival turns 10

The Jozi Film Festival (JFF) – aka “the little film festival that could” – is back for its 10th year from 1 to 10 October 2021, catering for those who love experiencing the magic of the cinema in person as well as those who prefer...

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Netflix to support film school bursaries

On 16 September 2021, Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment streaming service,  announced a commitment of $400 000 USD (approx. R5.5 million) in the form of a grant and creation of scholarships to extend the support for Black representation in the Film & TV industry to...

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KZN Film Commission PPE Funding

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 industry...

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MultiChoice Talent Factory Class of 2022

MultiChoice Africa is excited to welcome the next generation of passionate young film creatives to the MTF Academy hubs in Nairobi, Lagos & Lusaka as part of the Class of 2022. After a 6-week selection process across 13 African countries, 60 aspiring filmmakers representing East...

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DFA Job Opportunity

JOB OPPORTUNITY: DFA PROGRAMME MANAGER   Position: Part-time (20 hours per week) Duration: 8 months Experience level: mid-senior experience level with a minimum of 5 years experience in production or education of documentary film   The Documentary Filmmakers’ Association would like to employ a programme manager. This person would be required...

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Shining a spotlight on unsung community heroes

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in collaboration with the Department of Sports Arts and Culture (DSAC) would like to invite ALL filmmakers to submit proposals for short documentary and fiction films that highlight stories of contributions both past and present made by individuals...

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eVOD launched: eMedia in big streaming venture with MTN

eMedia Investments, the holding company of e.tv, eNCA and Openview, has plunged headfirst into streaming, launching eVOD, a video-on-demand service, in partnership with MTN South Africa. eVOD offers free (advertising supported), subscription and transactional-based content, including television series and movies. Partner MTN is offering all...

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Call for COVID 19 public health messaging

This call is issued by the SOS Coalition and supported by SASFED (South African Screen Federation), Health Justice Initiative, C19 People’s Coalition, People’s Vaccine Campaign, Media Monitoring Africa, Right to Know, the Independent Producers Organisation, Section 27, Open Secrets, and Freedom of Expression Institute. South Africa...

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Nominations for the 2021/22 DFA Board

In line with the DFA Constitution you are reminded that the Annual General Meeting will take place on 4 August 2021 at 16:00 - 18:00 via Zoom. You will receive a link to join 24 hours before the meeting. If you cannot attend, you will still...

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