Triggerfish launches pan-African Story Artist Lab

29 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

Triggerfish is calling for entries to the pan-African Story Artist Lab, sponsored by Netflix, which will allow pre-production artists the opportunity to establish their own voice as they bring African stories to life…. Short listed applicants will have three months of paid skills development with international industry experts. Nathan Stanton, […]

COVID-19 Alert and SASFED Protocols Resource

27 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

Dear colleagues Please review the June 2021 SASFED H&S protocols and familiarise yourselves with the guidelines especially regarding numbers allowed on productions and shooting floors. Please note: the requirements for catering are currently under review as many productions have found that boxed meals are resulting in stomach problems on set. Some productions […]

DIFF announces opening and closing films

25 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has announced its opening and closing film. The opening film The Eagle’s Nest, directed by award-winning Cameroonian born British-based Olivier Assoua, is an action-thriller on migration and poverty. Set in Africa, during a night of debauchery, best friends Paris […]

NFVF National Bursaries

24 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

The National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) is a statutory body mandated to spearhead the equitable growth and development of the SA film and video industry. The NFVF’s bursary programme is aimed at stimulating and developing skills for applicants who want to enter the film & TV industry. The bursaries […]

Anant Singh’s Gandhi doc receives international award

23 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

A documentary film about Mahatma Gandhi, by renowned South African producer Anant Singh, has won the award for best documentary feature film at the New York Indian Film Festival. The film called ‘Ahimsa – Gandhi: The Power of the Powerless’ – was directed by Ramesh Sharma. Sharma also directed the […]

Alert Level 3 Filming Restrictions and Set Visits

23 June 2021 ipoadmin 0

Dear colleagues We have been alerted that the Department of Labour are implementing set visits to review COVID protocols as we are considered a high-risk sector for super spreader events, especially in Gauteng. Please be extremely vigilant and we remind you that in Level 3 the limit on cast and […]