BFI Resources to promote inclusion of disabled people

24 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

December 3rd was the International Day of Persons Living with Disabilities and saw the launch of a new initiative in the UK which seeks for better disabled representation and inclusion in the film & TV industries. The IPO would like to encourage you to review the extensive compilation of resources […]

NFVF Animation Slate

22 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has released a call for Animation Slate proposals to the value of R7.5m over a period of 3 years. The slate is targeted at tier 2 Production Companies with the aim of […]

NFVF Opportunity: “We’ve always been here”

20 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

“I think for a very long time, the ways in which trans people have been represented on screen have suggested that we’re not real, …that we’re mentally ill, that we don’t exist. And yet, here I am. Here we are. And we’ve always been here”- Laverne Fox, American actress and […]

EXCO Message December 2021

15 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

Dear Colleagues We come to the end of what has been another exceptionally challenging year for the industry, not just due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, but particularly due to challenges emanating from our government, most notably the DTIC. Please see the update in the ‘DTIC […]

SABC invites bids for streaming platform

14 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

SABC, has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) from potential suppliers of a streaming service that forms a key part of the broadcaster’s future strategy. The 73-page RfP is designed to build on data and suggestions received a year ago from potential streaming technology suppliers. Currently SABC leaves its content to […]

Short Fiction Film Webinar: Nov 2021

12 December 2021 ipoadmin 0

We’re so excited that there is such a terrific interest in short film as the IPO are huge believers in the potential of short film and we hope that this will be our first of many short fiction film webinars. If you would like to watch the recording please find […]