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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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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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