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KZN Film Commission Call for Scriptwriting Training Participants

November 13, 2020

KWAZULU-NATAL FILM COMMISSION TRAINING PROGRAMMES 2020

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS FOR SCRIPTWRITING TRAINING PROGRAMME AT KWAZULU-NATAL FILM COMMISSION

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) is an entity established in terms of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Act, 2010. The Commission has been set up with its main vision being to position KwaZulu-Natal as a globally competitive, diverse and sustainable industry and choice film destination.

Background

The KZN Film Commission aims to enhance the economy by providing and encouraging opportunities for persons, especially from disadvantaged communities to enter and participate in the film industry in the province. In so doing, it aims to contribute to an enabling environment to job creation. The Human Capital Development (HCD) Programme under Marketing and Industry Development is designed to develop skills in KwaZulu Natal focussing on previously disadvantaged filmmakers across the value chain of film and television. The KZNFC is responding to the need for skills in SCRIPTWRITING.

The University Endorsed Scriptwriting programme embraces best practices of scriptwriting. Our aim is to equip aspiring scriptwriters with tools that will allow them to shape their own talent, originality and creativity. The Programme runs over five months either face to face or virtually. The sessions are compulsory for all qualifying participants. The training programme is at no cost to the selected participants.

Requirements

  • Applicants must be residents of the KwaZulu-Natal province.
  • Applicants must have a matric certificate and/or a relevant tertiary qualification in Film & Television or Writing.

Please submit:

  1. A motivation (maximum 2 pages) as to why you should be considered for the programme.
  2. CV, detailed profile of work experience.
  3. A 2-page sample of written work.
  4. A copy of your Matric certificates and all qualifications post matric and a
  5. Certified copy of your ID.

Applications should be also be emailed to SkillsDev@kznfilm.co.za
Closing date for applications: 25 November 2020.
Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates.
For more information visit our website on www.kznfilm.co.za or call our offices on (031) 003 9000.

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