Opportunity for Mentorship by Kevin Harris

Opportunity for Mentorship by Kevin Harris

The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa has created an opportunity for a young black aspirant documentary film maker to be mentored for a period of 4 months in documentary development and production by independent South African documentary film maker and DFA member Kevin Harris.

Requirements:
1] a passionate desire to pursue a life-long career as a documentary film maker;
2] the ability to write – ie. the ability to express yourself and communicate through writing in the English language;
3] be in possession of a Laptop;
4] have a work-station where you live with reliable Wi-Fi & sufficient data;
5] be able to travel to / attend workshop sessions in the Parktown, Johannesburg area;
6] the applicant may be a film student but equally needs not to have had formal tuition in film making or have made a student film.

Please be advised that the following should not apply:
1] general job-seekers;
2] those who may be non-punctual, unreliable, short on initiative, unable to meet deadlines, unable to work under pressure.

Applicants should please:
1] visit the website www.kevinharris.co.za and satisfy yourself that you are happy / comfortable to be mentored by Kevin Harris;
2] e-mail your application in English to Kevin Harris at khprod@global.co.za consisting of the following:
i] a motivation outlining who you are & why you would like to pursue a career as a documentary film maker;
ii] personal and contact details with contact details of 2 x personal character references;
iii] a brief motivation outline for a documentary program that you would like to make and why you believe that the film should be made.

Deadline for submissions:
Midnight Friday 22nd October 2021

Mentorship period commences:
Monday 15th  November 2021.

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