The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is calling for applications from local (KwaZulu-Natal) film producers to be part of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission delegation that will be attending the DISCOP AFRICA MARKET taking place in Johannesburg on dates 20 – 22 November 2019.
DISCOP Johannesburg has become the world’s number one destination to acquire and co-produce content “Made in Africa” and sell international film, television and digital content, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels into Sub-Saharan Africa. 1,000+ acquisition, development, production and distribution executives from 70+ countries will converge in Johannesburg for three days of deal-making, knowledge-transfer and networking opportunities. 250+ public and commercial broadcasters, cable, satellite and mobile pay-tv operators, VOD platforms and territorial distributors servicing the fast-growing Sub-Saharan marketplace will also be in attendance seeking innovative content, fresh ideas and cross-border projects.
Submissions are open 06 November 2019 – 12 November 2019.
Applications must include the following:
- A fully completed KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission markets and festivals application form
- A motivation to attend the market, demonstrating how your attendance will assist your business and or your desired outcomes
- The invitation is open to Producers and Directors with feature films, and feature documentary film projects looking for distributors and/ sales agent with a completed project ready for distribution.
- Invitation is also to animation producers with projects currently in production.
- Detailed CV of the Producer or director, CV/ Profile of applicant should demonstrate previous work done and include contactable references.
- The applicant must have already produced and completed at least 1 feature film release film or 3 Micro-budget films or 3 feature documentaries or 3 short films with proven distribution (please provide evidence; a link or copy of the complete film)
- The applicant is to state the stage in which their film is in, ie; production / complete
- Applicants must submit a completed checklist
Submit your applications to Nokuthula Shongwe at: NokuthulaS@kwazulunatalfilm.co.za
for inquiries kindly contact Nokuthula on 031 325 0200.
Last modified: November 6, 2019