For the purposes of the administration of the certification process, the designated competent authorities are the NFVF in South Africa and Irish Film Board in Ireland.
Article 1 of the Agreement defines a film as an aggregate of images, or of images and sounds, embodied in any material, and includes television and video recordings, animations and digital format productions. The NFVF advises producers to lodge their applications for an advance ruling at least 8 weeks before production to allow for further requests and interrogation of supporting documentations accompanying the applications. A copy of the agreement is available for downloading on the NFVF website, click here to download the agreement.
For any enquiries about the requirement of this treaty and other general co-productions, please email Terrence Khumalo.