Category: Grants & Funding

YOUTH FILMMAKER PROJECT 2016: Natives at Large in association with Jungle Works

YOUTH FILMMAKER PROJECT 2016: Natives at Large in association with Jungle Works

[ 0 ] January 18, 2016 |

Call for Youth Filmmaker Project 2016 EXTENDED YOUTH FILM MAKER PROJECT: A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION (NFVF), KWAZULU-NATAL FILM COMMISSION (KZNFC), NATIVES AT LARGE IN ASSOCIATION WITH JUNGLE WORKS 15 January 2016: The NFVF, KZNFC, Natives at Large in association with Jungle Works have extended application period for young filmmakers to […]

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Egypt launches debut script development program, “SARD”!

Egypt launches debut script development program, “SARD”!

[ 0 ] December 31, 2015 |

Egypt is proudly launching their first professional script development program to take place in Cairo from February to April 2016, called SARD. “SARD”, the Arabic word for narration, will be a 3 month program organised by UNAIDS for writers and writer/directors. The program aims to help develop the best script for either short or feature […]

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NFVF Fiction Slate Funding Call for Proposals 2015

NFVF Fiction Slate Funding Call for Proposals 2015

[ 0 ] June 24, 2015 |

The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, invites all eligible production companies to respond to the Call for Proposals for Fiction Slate Funding. Over the past seven years the NFVF has awarded slate funds to seven production companies with specific developmental and sustainability objectives. The initiative was […]

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NFVF National Bursary Scheme call for Film and TV Students

NFVF National Bursary Scheme call for Film and TV Students

[ 0 ] May 27, 2015 |

  The National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, is a statutory body mandated by an Act of Parliament to spearhead the equitable growth and development of the SA film and video industry. In order to stimulate and advance skills development, meet the current needs of industry, […]

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South Africa launches the Cannes SA Film Factory at the Cannes Film Festival

South Africa launches the Cannes SA Film Factory at the Cannes Film Festival

[ 1 ] May 20, 2015 |

Cannes 20 May 2015: Today marks a very important day on the South African filmmaking calendar; the launch of the Cannes South African Film Factory. Zidaka, a South African Production company, in partnership with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), KwaZulu Natal Film Commission, and Dominique Welinski and the Cannes Quinzaine, France are opening […]

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Will you be the next Micro Budget or Development Film Fund grantee?

Will you be the next Micro Budget or Development Film Fund grantee?

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Only if you are from Durban… The Micro Budget Film Fund & Development Film Fund Submissions for 2015 are open! The Durban Film Office is kick-starting their next round of submissions for their Micro Budget Film and Development Film Fund programmes. All emerging Durban filmmakers are urged to submit their film projects for Micro Budget […]

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2014 Durban Film Mart Award Winners

2014 Durban Film Mart Award Winners

[ 2 ] July 24, 2014 |

Congratulations to: Nyanga Sky (South Africa) – Directed by Matthew Griffiths and produced by Rafeeqah Galant. The Wound (South Africa) – Directed by John Trengove and produced by Elias Ribeiro Home Expulsion (Rwanda) – Directed and produced by Kayambi Musafiri Shattered by Philani Ndaba In search of African Duende: The Uganda Flamenco Project (Uganda) – […]

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Afrinolly Short Film Competition – Winners

Afrinolly Short Film Competition – Winners

[ 1 ] July 14, 2014 |

This competition was a unique and innovative online competition, focusing on the youth in Africa encouraging entrants to submit a 15 minute short film telling their story and addressing their African issues. More About Afrinolly here. The winners for 2013: <<<Short Films>>> 1st Place $25 000.00 Everything Happens for a Reason Florian Schott 2nd Place […]

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Understanding the Durban Film Mart 2015 July 17 – 20 KZN

Understanding the Durban Film Mart 2015 July 17 – 20 KZN

[ 4 ] July 3, 2014 |

So you’ve heard about the Durban Film Mart but what’s it about really? The DFM is an African initiative for the enhancement of African Film content, so no matter where in the world you live or the colour of your skin; if you can prove you were born on the continent of Africa, you can […]

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The major players at the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

The major players at the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

[ 2 ] July 3, 2014 |

NFVF – South Africa Afrinolly -Nigeria Backup Films – France Berentsfilm – Norway Blinker Filmproduktion – Germany Cine-Sud Promotion – France Endorphine Production – Germany M-Appeal – Germany Melia Films – France Prescience Film Finance – UK Rezo Films – France Sundance Institute – USA Tribeca Film Institute – USA Voyla Films – Netherlands Who will […]

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