Applications now open for COVID-19 Film and TV Relief Fund

3 August 2020 ipoadmin 0

Starting today, members of South Africa’s creative community will be able to apply for the COVID-19 Film and Television Relief Fund that has been set up with a R 8, 3 million donation by Netflix in collaboration with the South Africa Screen Federation (SASFED) and supported by the Independent Producers […]

Thuthuka Co-Development Fund call

2 September 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Netherlands Film Fund (NFF) have established a Co-development scheme called Thuthuka. This scheme aims to support projects that are potentially of high cinematographic quality and interest to cinema audiences in both countries as well as to international cinema audiences. Details: The […]

Last Mile Film Fund

28 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

Are you an African filmmaker working on the final stages of your film project? Apply for the Last Mile Film Fund Africa has an endless pool of talented filmmakers, but they often face a lot of challenges throughout the production process, especially when it comes to financing post-production costs. Africa […]

SABC call for submissions

28 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

The SABC window for SOLICITED 100% Commissioned proposals submissions is open to 16 September 2022 8:00 am- 23:00 pm: solicited@sabc.co.za. Please check this website for updates on Open-Windows. Licensing Proposals are sent directly to channel xabart@sabc.co.za. Advertiser-Funded, Presales Fully-Funded and Co-Funded Productions must be sent to commissioning@sabc.co.za. Please refer to the […]

Intimacy Coordinator Training

17 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) and Netflix jointly announced a collaboration to introduce training for Intimacy Coordinators in South Africa. The role of an Intimacy Coordinator (IC) – which has become important to productions around the world – is to keep actors safe […]

Silwerskerm Winners Short Film Webinar

16 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

The IPO Communications Manager Liezel Vermeulen welcomed everyone to the webinar. We are absolutely thrilled to be having our 3rd Short Film Webinar. This is something that was developed in response to queries that have we have been receiving from the end of last year. We are very grateful to see […]

Showmax partners with Actor Spaces

14 August 2022 ipoadmin 0

Showmax and Actor Spaces are partnering to open up the industry, with new masterclasses coming to YouTube every second Thursday from August into October 2022. Each masterclass will be followed within a week by an Instagram Live for aspiring actors to ask the featured speaker follow-up questions.  “Our Showmax Originals […]