Seal Team secures spot on Netflix’s most-watched list

22 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

South African animation film directed by Greig Cameron and written by Wayne Thornley Seal Team hit Netflix on 31 December 2021. Since then, the film produced by the award-winning production company Triggerfish has broken onto Netflix’s most-watched list achieving the ninth spot in 27 countries. According to Sunday World, one […]

One World Media Awards now open

22 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

The annual One World Media Awards are now live! They are accepting entries from around the world, from journalists and filmmakers reporting stories about the global south. There are 15 categories this year to choose from and submissions can be made in a range of media — print, digital, audio […]

Short Film Webinar 2: Address Unknown

20 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

Thank you for the enthusiastic response we had to our webinar in November with the teams from The Letter Reader and Mirror, Mirror: Cati Weinek and Sibusiso Khuzwayo from The Ergo Company and Cait Pansegrouw and Sandulela Asanda Biyana  from Urucu Media. A written summary of the session is available […]

Netflix invests $1 million towards scholarships

20 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

The Creative Equity Scholarship Fund for Africa (CESF) will financially support the next generation of storytellers in Sub-Saharan Africa Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, has  announced a commitment of US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film and TV students in Sub-Saharan Africa. […]

DFM Opens Call For Submissions

19 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

The Durban FilmMart Institute has opened its call for project submissions for the 2022 Durban FilmMart (DFM). The 13th DFM is scheduled to take place between 22-26 July 2022.  Currently entering its 13th year the annual Durban FilmMart is a pan-African finance and co-production market.   Designed to create partnerships and further the […]

NFVF Funding Cycle 1

15 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for Cycle 1 funding applications for the 2022/2023 financial year is now open for the following funding categories: Development, Production, Post-Production and Archive Individuals, companies and organisations may submit funding applications to the NFVF for any […]