Resources

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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ICYMI: Links to Encounters webinars

UCT OPEN SESSION: MURDER IN PARIS The UCT / Sunshine Cinema Film Impact Screening Facilitator short course hosts a panel discussion with the Murder in Paris impact team. We’ll dive into the film’s impact goals, change dynamics, and impact strategy design and hear about the impact...

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DFA #docCHAT with NETFLIX

DFA’s docCHAT with Netflix: Online Distribution with the Netflix Africa team unpacked the process, opportunities and considerations of pitching and making factual content for the streamer. DFA Treasurer Izette Mostert hosted the conversation. Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with 208 million paid memberships in...

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What I’ve been watching: Morgan Morris

Film: MAYOR Director: David Osit Year: 2020 ‘MAYOR’ is almost the antithesis to ‘What Walaa Wants’, the 2018 doccie on a strong-minded young woman trying to forge her own path – in the face of her family’s objections – in a refugee camp on the West Bank. If...

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FWD-Doc Toolkit for Inclusion & Accessibility

The #FWDDocToolkit in association with Doc Society and supported by NetflixUK, offers the film industry a comprehensive guide to making documentary film more disabled-inclusive and accessible, both behind the camera and on-screen, and features an exclusive case study from BAFTA- and Oscar-shortlisted feature documentary Crip...

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COVID-19 DSAC Relief Funding – 3rd Phase

As an intervention to aid the plight of practitioners affected by this pandemic that is taking lives and livelihoods, compromising the dignity of practitioners and preventing them from fully living out their passion within the arts, Minister Nathi Mthethwa has launched the 3rd phase of...

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DFA Membership Subscriptions

Recognizing the financial pressure caused by Covid-19, we are offering a membership fee waiver of at least 3 months. If you have managed to continue working and you would like to make payment now, please do so. However no memberships will be terminated for lack...

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