Opportunities

Encounters is open for entries!

The organisers of Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, Africa’s home of documentaries, are calling for feature, mid-length and short documentary film entries for the 2021 edition of the Festival. Following on the success of the Virtually Everywhere Festival in 2020, Encounters will be returning...

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Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket and Arts Talent Market 2021

The MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums. Selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with international industry representatives among 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors, festival programmers and exhibitors. The MeetMarket is open to all documentary makers, local...

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Durban FilmMart Institute – 2021 Call Out

The Durban FilmMart Institute has opened the call for project submissions for the 2021 Durban FilmMart (DFM). “Our vision is to stimulate the growth of the African film industry through the development of film projects, and to network African filmmakers within the continent, and the rest...

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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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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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NFVF invite proposals for COVID19 docs

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for a collection of medium length documentary films on the impact of COVID-19 in South Africa, is open. The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen South Africa face unprecedented challenges....

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