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Opportunity for Mentorship by Kevin Harris

The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa has created an opportunity for a young black aspirant documentary film maker to be mentored for a period of 4 months in documentary development and production by independent South African documentary film maker and DFA member...

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IDFA Adds 65 Titles to Lineup

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) added 65 titles to its lineup, unveiling the non-competitive program sections Best of Fests, Masters and Paradocs. The 34th edition of IDFA takes place from Nov. 17-28 in Amsterdam. Best of Fests honors award winners, critics’ picks and audience...

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Canada/ SA Copro Incentive

The Canada-South Africa Co-Development Incentive (“the Incentive”) is a collaboration between the Canada Media Fund (CMF or “Party”) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF or “Party”) (the CMF and NFVF collectively the “Parties”) to fund the co-development of eligible television projects between producers...

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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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