Industry Organisations

African Film Library
The African Film Library is an M-Net initiative showcasing the best of the African film industry – making the movies easily accessible for movie aficionados around the world. The library consists of award-winning works from more than 80 producers. Visit website.

Association for the Transformation of Film and Television
The ATFT's purpose is to empower, develop and inspire black professionals and companies in the Film, Television, Animation and Transmedia Industries. ATFT’s aspiration is to reach an overall growth of 200% of South African content on local and international platforms of which 80% is made and sold by black females, physically impaired and black individuals, and black-owned companies by end 2018. Visit website

Documentary Film Assciation (DFA)
The Documentary Filmmakers’ Association (DFA) was established to nurture and develop the interests of documentary filmmakers in South Africa. It remains the only association in the country with the sole purpose of assisting, protecting and promoting documentary filmmakers. Visit website

Durban Film Office (DFO)
The DFO is is a division of the Department of Economic Development at the eThekwini Municipality responsible for the promotion and development of the Film Industry in the eThekwini Municipality. As a publicly funded special purpose vehicle, the DFO has a range of stakeholders, including national, provincial, local government, participants in the different business models of the film sector, host communities, local broadcasters, the international production sector, the media, suppliers and technical crew. Visit website

Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC)
The ECDC is an economic development agency that provides long and short term finance, assists investors with identifying opportunities within the province, conducts trade promotion. Visit website

Film and Publication Board (FPB)
Film and Publication Board (FPB) is a statutory body established by the Films and Publications Act of 1996. The FPB’s task is mainly to classify films, videos, DVDs, computer games and certain publications that are available for public consumption. Visit website

Gauteng Film Commission
The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) develops, promotes and coordinates the film and television production industry in Gauteng Province. As an agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government, it is tasked with positioning the province as a world-class destination for filmmaking as well as attracting local and international investments in the film and television industry. Visit website.

Independent Producers' Organisation (IPO)
IPO is an organisation of independent film producers in South Africa which strives for a conducive environment for the film, television, non-broadcast, and new media industry. Located in Saxonwold, Gauteng, the IPO provides training and legal advice and functions as the interface between independent producers, government, and other industry providers. Visit website

Kwa-Zulu Natal Film Commission 
The Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) Film commission, under the KZN Provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism, promotes, develops, produces and distributes film in the KZN province. 

The Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA) is responsible for skills development in the Advertising, Electronic Media and Film, Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications sectors and their subsectors. The MICT sector comprises of 160 Large companies, 342 Medium companies and 2,785 Small levy-paying companies. Visit website.

The South African Screen Federation (SASFED) is an organisation that represents the interest of creatives in the film and video spectra of South Africa. Visit website.

Screen Africa
Screen Africa provides insightful information in its print and electronic publications about SA's professional entertainment industry, comprising broadcast, film,TV,commercials and new media production plus events and professional equipment. Visit website.

WESGRO is the official Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Agency for the Western Cape, located in Cape Town. They are the first point of contact for foreign buyers, local exports and investors wishing to take advantage of business opportunities in the region. Visit website. 

Writers Guild of South Africa (WGSA)
The WGSA supports performance writers in the South African film, television, radio, stage, animation and new media  industries. Visit website


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