Tag: Durban Film Mart

Jyoti Mistry’s Hard Hitting South African Feature Film “Impunity”

Jyoti Mistry’s Hard Hitting South African Feature Film “Impunity”

[ 1 ] August 20, 2015 |

With the themes of corruption and brutality at its centre, filmmaker Jyoti Mistry’s new film ‘Impunity’ is a profound investigation into contemporary South Africa and the seat of power. In a country where people who commit crime are often seen to be exempt from punishment, or free from the consequences of their actions, the film […]

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Ayanda South African Feature Film Wins Coveted Jury Award At Los Angeles Film Festival

Ayanda South African Feature Film Wins Coveted Jury Award At Los Angeles Film Festival

[ 1 ] July 2, 2015 |

Ayanda, the new film by award-winning director Sara Blecher and produced by Terry Pheto, Busi Sizani and Robbie Thorpe was awarded a “special mention” by the prestigious Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) Jury when the 2015 festival winners were announced, following its screening in the World Fiction Competition. Ayanda had its world premiere in Los […]

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South Africa Brazil Co-production Forum – Filmmakers Apply Today

South Africa Brazil Co-production Forum – Filmmakers Apply Today

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015 |

The NFVF, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, hereby invites South African filmmakers to apply for the South Africa-Brazil Co-production Forum to be held at the Durban Film Mart during the Durban International Film Festival which takes place from the 16th until the 26th July 2015. This initiative is in recognition of […]

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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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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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Top 20 Documentary and Fiction Short Selection for the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

Top 20 Documentary and Fiction Short Selection for the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

[ 2 ] July 3, 2014 |

The top 20 Documentary and Fiction short selection for the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014 Documentary Afterglow {SOUTH AFRICA} Producer/Director: Amber (Arya) Lalloo (Synopses here) Alex On Seventh {SOUTH AFRICA} Producer: Guy Bragge | Director: Engelbert Phiri (Synopses here) Alison {SOUTH AFRICA} Producer: Amy Nelson | Director: Uga Carlini (Synopses here) Beyond the Barricades {SOUTH AFRICA} Producers: Peter Goldsmid and Joost Verheij […]

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The Durban Film Mart success over the past 4 years

The Durban Film Mart success over the past 4 years

[ 1 ] July 3, 2014 |

How Durban Film Mart has grown over the past 4 years: Year 2010 – 200 Participants – Awards 1 – Royal Hotel Year 2011 – 276 Participants – Awards 7 –  Royal Hotel Year 2012 – 329 Participants – Awards 8 – Blue Waters Hotel Year 2013 – 346 Participants – Awards 9 – Blue […]

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Partners of the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

Partners of the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

[ 2 ] July 3, 2014 |

Partners of the Durban Film Mart: ARTE – France Hot Docs – Blue Ice Group Canada CineMart of International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR) Hubert Bals Fund IDFA Bertha Fund – Part of the IFFR International Documentary Festival (IDFA) International Organisation la Francophonie (IOF) Produire au Sud Rome Cinema Network Docubox Videovision – The only SA […]

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Buyers&Financiers present at the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

Buyers&Financiers present at the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014

[ 2 ] July 3, 2014 |

The Buyers/Financiers that will be present at the 5th Durban Film Mart 2014: Name DETAILS Country Meeting type Elizabeth Radshaw Hot Docs Canada Docs Rhadi Taylor Sundance Institute USA Docs Ikka Vehkalati YLe Finland Finland Docs Mark Edwards ARTE France Docs Julia Overton ???? Australia Docs / Expert Meike Martens Blinker Filmproduktion Germany Docs / […]

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