‘Five Tiger’ selected for 2021 Sundance Film Fest

31 December 2020 ipoadmin 0

Five Tiger, the short film debut of South African writer/director Nomawonga Khumalo has been selected to play in the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Set in present day South Africa, Five Tiger tells the story of Fiona, a god-fearing woman, who finds herself in a transactional relationship with the leader of […]

NFVF Support to attend Markets and Festivals

28 December 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 in January 2021. The grant is to provide financial support for South African filmmakers/practitioners to attend local and international film festivals, forums to promote […]

Documentary Project: Life and Legacy of Harry Themba Gwala

27 December 2020 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), would like to invite TIER 1 and 2 filmmakers ONLY, to submit proposals reflecting on the life and legacy of Harry Gwala.  Background: From 1960, Gwala was involved in the ANC underground. In 1964, he was imprisoned on Robben Island for sabotage and recruiting for Umkhonto we Sizwe. He was […]

NFVF Call for Marketing and Distribution Advisory Panel Members

24 December 2020 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, is seeking individuals to serve on the Marketing and Distribution Advisory Panel in accordance with the NFVF Act, 73 of 1997. The Advisory Panel members will fulfil the statutory role of advising and recommending projects […]

6 local films set for release in 2021

21 December 2020 ipoadmin 0

2020 has been a difficult year for the global film industry, but plenty of films were released on a variety of different platforms and South African audiences responded enthusiastically. With the new year just around the corner, local film distributor Indigenous Film Distribution, has some real treats lined up for […]

Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA Winners 2020

21 December 2020 ipoadmin 0

The Africa Movie Academy Awards #AMAA announced the winners for 2020 in a live event broadcast online. The winners are: EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILMBaxu & the Giant –NamibiaSongs About My Mother – South AfricaIdi Amin’s Boat – UgandaYahoo – NigeriaSEMA (Speak Out) – DRCThe letter […]