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Ladima Foundation Short Film Call

The Ladima Foundation, in partnership with the DW Akademie, is excited to announce a short-film competition aimed at African women during the world-altering Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown. The competition is open to African women content creators and filmmakers of any age or experience level, currently...

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Bell Pottinger documentary first trailer

INFLUENCE, the feature-length documentary film charting the rise and fall of the infamous London-based PR firm Bell Pottinger, has released its first trailer ahead of the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada (May) and Doc Edge New Zealand (June). INFLUENCE serves as a terrifying...

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Western Cape Provincial COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has developed relief options for the cultural, creative and sports industries. The options focus on the Business Continuity and Recovery phases of the fight against COVID-19. It also focuses on two of the three pillars...

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Screen Sector Safety Protocols & Production documents

The South African Government has permitted filming under level 4 regulations from 4 May 2020, however, there are certain restrictions that have been put in place. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it the requirement for a new work protocol to mitigate the impact of...

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Durban FilmMart Moves Online for its 2020 Edition

Africa’s premier film industry event, the Durban FilmMart, will move online for its 2020 edition. The event, which was planned for the last week in July will now have new dates in August, and will be hosted as a virtual summit still incorporating most of...

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Sunny Side of the Doc Connected Edition

In response to the massive disruption brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic and the importance of keeping the documentary community’s activities alive, the 2020 edition of Sunny Side of the Doc will move to an exclusively online format for the very first time, taking place...

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5 Minutes with Richard Gregory

Tell us about yourself – who are you and what do you do? I’m a documentary filmmaker, in a pretty general sense. I direct, I shoot, I edit, I produce - but I prefer to focus on the first two of those activities. I’ve been working...

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