16th SAFTAs

17 June 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture, the custodians of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), is delighted to note the officially released entry statistics and Award Ceremony Dates for the 16th Annual South African Film and Television […]

DFM Official Projects

27 May 2022 ipoadmin 0

The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce the 30 projects that have been selected to be part of this year’s Durban FilmMart. Under the theme of Revolution//Evolution – Changing The Narrative, the 13th DFM takes place from 22 – 31 July 2022 as both a virtual event and a […]

Durban FilmMart Earlybird

24 May 2022 ipoadmin 0

Celebrate African filmmaking, storytelling and innovation at DFM 2022 We are taking the next step in delivering an in-depth and dynamic programme to the widest possible film community by hosting both an online and physical event.  Durban FilmMart (DFM), will return for its 13th edition under the theme of Revolution/Evolution […]

KykNET’s 10th-anniversary Silwerskerm Film Festival

12 February 2022 ipoadmin 0

In its new hybrid outfit, the 10th kykNET Silwerskerm Film Festival promises to pull out all the stops once again to support local talent – performers and filmmakers and crews alike. Filmmakers, film students, movie buffs and everyone who loves South African storytelling must save the date: 23 to 26 March […]

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 […]

Chat and Chill with the Barakat Producers

11 January 2022 ipoadmin 0

BARAKAT From the Arabic ‘barakah’, meaning ‘blessings’. In Cape Malay culture, a barakat is a paper bag with cakes, fruits and sweets shared among friends and neighbours. An aging matriarch aims to bring together her fractured, dysfunctional family over Eid-al-Fitr to break the news about her new romance. How does a […]