*** For Immediate Release***

The National Film and Video Foundation call for Markets and Festival funding.

27 September 2016: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce the call for Markets and Festivals funding.

The NFVF calls for applications for the following areas of funding:

Call 1        

 

Festivals: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

                Festival date: 16th – 27th November 2016

 

                African International Film Festival (AFRIFF)

                Festival date: 13th - 20th November 2016

 

The call includes any other festival that place between 13 November – 29 December 2016

 

Opening date for applications: 28 September 2016

Closing date: 3 October 2016

 

Call 2        

Festival: Rotterdam International Film Festival

             Festival date: 25 January - 5 February 2017

 

             Berlin International Film Festival

             Festival date: 9 – 19 February 2017

 

             Rio Content Market

             Festival date: 8 – 10 March 2017

 

Open date for applications:  18 October 2016

Closing date: 7 November 2016


 
For information regarding eligibility and compulsory documents can be found on the NFVF website: 
www.nfvf.co.za  
Application forms can be accessed from the website or on the following link:
https://nfvf.praxisgms.co.za/xaLogin/NFVF/reglogin.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdefault.aspx

For any queries regarding applications please email the following:

Thandekile Sishange

thandekiles@nfvf.co.za

Applications Officer

 

Media Contact Person

Xolelwa Nomgca

Marketing and Communications Manager

xolelwan@nfvf.co.za

www.nfvf.co.za

@nfvfsa

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Released on Behalf of the National Film and Video Foundation 

 

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is governed by the National Film and Video Foundation Act 73 of 1997 as amended by Cultural Laws Amendment Act 36 of 2001. The mandate of the NFVF, in terms of section 3 of the Act, is:

To promote and develop the film and video industry;

To provide and encourage the provision of opportunities for persons, especially from disadvantaged communities to get involved in the film and video industry;

To encourage the development and distribution of local film and video products;

To support the nurturing and development of access to the film and video industry;

To address historical imbalances in the infrastructure and distribution of skills and resources in the film and video industry.

 

 

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