Happy Anniversary Takalani Sesame!

31 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

Takalani Sesame, which means “be happy Sesame” in Venda, is the South African version of the ground-breaking US children’s television programme Sesame Street. The show has been co-produced by Sesame Workshop and South African partners Department of Basic Education, SABC Education, and proudly sponsored by Sanlam, marking its milestone 20th […]

NFVF invites funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals

30 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for Festivals and Markets Attendance is now open for festivals taking place between the 17th of August to the 30th of September 2020. Individuals, companies and organisations may submit funding applications to the NFVF for any of […]

NFVF call for development and production funding applications

30 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for cycle 2 funding applications for the 2020/21 financial year is now open for the following funding categories:Tiers 1 & 2 – Documentary Development (feature films and short films) Tier 3 – Documentary Development – short […]

Durban FilmMart Finance Forum Projects

29 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce the selected 2020 Finance Forum Projects for the 11th Durban FilmMart Virtual Edition which takes place from 4 to 13 September. A total of 230 documentary and feature fiction projects were submitted for this year’s edition, and after a rigorous adjudication process […]

SA Hardship Fund Announced

28 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

Tshikululu Social Investments to administer the R8 million Netflix donation to help support the hardest hit below-the-line workers whose productions were suspended due to the pandemic Today, the South African Screen Federation (SASFED), supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO), announced the establishment of a COVID-19 Film and Television Relief […]

More exciting Encounters films announced

27 July 2020 ipoadmin 0

The latest documentaries from the Encounters 2020 Documentary Film Festival have been announced, and there’s a lot to look forward to!  The documentary features coming to the Encounters 2020 Documentary Film Festival have been announced, and they promise audiences some of the freshest content from the world’s great, as well […]