EMERGING BLACK FILMMAKERS TRANSFORMATION FUND CALL FOR SUBMISSION
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for consideration under the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF). Launched in 2014, the EBFTF provides financial, marketing and other related support to emerging black filmmakers.
The fund has been designed for Black filmmakers (Black Directors and or Producers) with limited experience but who have developed and produced 1-2 feature films, television fiction or documentaries for theatrical release or television broadcast or 2-3 short films or 2-3 commercials seeking to venture into feature film development and production.
The Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF) is aimed at developing and supporting local emerging black directors and producers by providing financial and other support. The IDC and NFVF expect that the Fund will create a sustainable South African film industry. It is a tailor-made solution given the challenges that black filmmakers face. It will strengthen the local film production industry, ensuring that filmmakers create compelling content for South African consumption. Funding will be limited to three qualifying and viable feature films per annum over three years.
Black filmmakers are requested to submit proposals based on the following criteria:
Information to be provided with the application must include:
Interested parties are invited to apply online: click here
Budgets that are above the fund amount of R6 million will not be considered.
Applications will close on Friday 04 October 2018
Kindly email all content queries to Yolanda Ncokotwana at firstname.lastname@example.org
All funding is subject to approval of all three parties (NFVF, DTI and IDC).