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5 Minutes with… Slindile Maphumulo

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? My Name is Slindile Maphumulo, I'm a 22 year old creative artist from eNdwedwe, but currently staying in KwaMashu for art purposes. A writer, producer, performing artist and aspirant director. What are you currently...

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An End of Year Message from our Co-chairs

The word used most euphemistically in 2020 is probably “challenges” - we all know what this really means. The DFA board of 2020 never imagined the host of new burning issues the year would bring for documentary filmmakers. A big thanks to all our Board...

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5 Minutes with … Elelwani Netshifhire

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? Elelwani Netshifhire, an all-round filmmaker, passionate about telling stories of my people. I write, direct; am armed with technical skillsets, I do it all as the field demands of us.  What are you currently...

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SAFTAs now open for submissions for 2021

The South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAs) have officially opened submissions for the 2021 edition of the country’s film and television industry celebration. After a challenging 2020, coloured by Covid-19 and a national lockdown, the film industry is ready to take on 2021 with...

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Call for SAFTAs Jury

The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) extends a call to the South African Film and Television industry to nominate or submit individuals who will form part of the SAFTAs Jury. The SAFTAs Jury will be tasked with the enormous responsibility of maintaining the...

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2021 World Press Photo Contests

The 2021 Digital Storytelling Contest marks the 11th edition of the contest, first introduced in 2011 by the World Press Photo Foundation as the ‘Multimedia Contest’. The Digital Storytelling Contest celebrates the diversity of formats made possible by digital platforms and the constant developments in...

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