SAFTAs Entries now open

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), has officially opened submissions for local production companies to submit their entries for the 16th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (#SAFTAs16).

The SAFTAs were established to honour, celebrate, promote and reward the creativity, quality, and excellence of South African Film and Television talent and content and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry.

To read the updated guidelines and submit online, go to and for any queries, contact Stacey Takane at 

The NFVF is encouraging the local film and television industry to submit their entries to before 12 noon on 31 January 2022.