News

Call to free filmmaker Hajooj Kuka

Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka with four other artists, have been jailed for two months. The artists were involved in an altercation in Khartoum in August, after authorities reportedly responded to noise complaints from neighbors during a theater rehearsal. Steven Markovitz, who produced both of Kuka’s...

0
0

Streaming service ‘Hissbox’ launches grant of $25,000

A brand-new streaming service Hissbox, launched 11th of September 2020. With a focus on ‘telling untold stories,’ the streaming service offers over 400 pieces of content including world-class originals, blockbuster films, series, documentaries and much more. According to the Nigerian born, Los Angeles based CEO Chinecherem...

0
0

5 Minutes with… Sivu Giba

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? My name is Sivu Giba from East London, Eastern Cape. I am a passionate Documentary Filmmaker and Co-Founder of SivuBuhle Media, a Multimedia and Documentary Film Production Company based in the Eastern Cape. What...

0
0

DFA Annual General Meeting 15 September 2020

In line with the DFA Constitution you are hereby notified that the Annual General Meeting will take place on  15 September 2020 @15:00 -17:00. Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic all attendees will be linked via ZOOM:You will receive a link to join 24 hours...

0
0

Funding in uncertain times

Please diarise: THE DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS ASSOCIATION STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT: Funding in uncertain times – what’s available and how to fund it. THU 27 AUG, 2pm – 4pm Funding a documentary film has never been an easy task, but Covid-19 has made this an even greater challenge. We invite...

0
0

Encounters Industry Events

Encounters Talks offer high quality industry discussions presented in partnership with Documentary Filmmakers Association, Wesgro, Swiss Films, DOK.fest Munich, Electric South, UCT Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of the Western Cape Centre for Humanities Research and FNB. This year’s programme focuses on critical and...

0
0

5 Minutes with… Sihle Hlophe

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I’m a director/writer who has to produce from time to time. I’ve been in the industry for 11 years and I’ve written for popular TV shows such as “Lockdown”, “Scandal” and “Mutual Friends”....

0
0