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Devil's Lair, one of the award-winning projects from last year's Durban FilmMart has been selected for this year’s Hot Docs, the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto in April/May this year.
As award-winning director Sara Blecher made her way down the aisle and to the brightly lit stage, the cast and crew of Otelo Burning behind her, the crowd broke into a loud cheer. It was a great spectacle as over 600 people and millions more in more than 50 countries watched as Blecher received the award for Best Movie Overall at the inaugural AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA). By Odiche I.
02 April 2013: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in partnership with the Bojanala District Municipality and North West Department of Sports, Arts and Culture held yet another successful film week in Bojanala, Rustenburg from the 22nd to 25th of March 2013.
The National Film and Video Foundation now issues quarterly calls for applications for funding in the areas of training, marketing and distribution support, script development and production financing. These are aligned to the quarterly meetings of council and are designed to provide the industry with clear deadlines for submissions each quarter.
Various locations, April 5, 2013- The 'Project Tell Them We Are From Here' Campaign is an anti-xenophobia initiative that sprouted from the film Man On Ground (2011).
CBC Television has announced another season of Short Film Face Off, Canada's only television magazine program that features short films from across the country. Now in its third season on national television, the critically acclaimed show has helped attract a mainstream audience for short films in Canada and increased the profile of its featured filmmakers.
The council of the NFVF wishes to enhance the operations of the advisory panel advising it on the merits of the funding of production and development projects. Council, therefore, hereby calls for nominations of suitably qualified individuals for appointment to a specialist panel for documentary projects and a specialist panel for fiction projects.
The 4th edition of the People 2 People International Documentary Conference has announced that it will once again host Good Pitch², a partnership between BRITDOC and Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. P2P will take place from the 16th to the 18th of September 2013 The Tricontinental Human Rights Film Festival (TCFF) in Johannesburg.
Organized as part of the Paris Cinema International Film Festival, Paris Project is a development and financing platform for carefully selected worldwide feature projects destined for French and European co-production. The Paris Project is scheduled to take place from the 30th of June to the 3rd of July 2013.
20 March 2013: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in partnership with the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality and the North West Department of Sports, Arts and Culture will host the 2nd Annual Bojanala Film Week from the 22nd to the 25th of March 2013 in Bojanala, Rustenburg.