Release KZN Film Commission Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela KZN Film and Television Awards Now Open!

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KZN FILM COMMISSION  SIMON ‘MABHUNU’ SABELA KZN FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS 2021 ENTRIES/NOMINEES ARE NOW OPEN! The 8th Annual Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela KZN Film and Television Awards Call for Entries are now officially opened! The awards ceremony will be hosted virtually yet again this year for the second time around. The awards have since 2013 celebrated heroes, legends and veterans who have made a mark in the film industry. The awards are an initiative of the Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) and supported by the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, aimed at celebrating the craft of film making and encouraging aspiring and established film makers. Production companies, accredited Film schools, Film Association and other Film bodies are encouraged to participate and send through their applications How to enter The KZN Film Commission will not be held liable for entries that have not been recorded and acknowledged upon submission. Only one copy per entry is to be submitted, all entries are to have individual application forms. Applicants are not allowed to submit the previous year’s entries.


  • Download and complete the form from or collect the application form from the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission offices: Reception desk.
  • Print, sign and scan application form once completed
    1. Signature A if you are self-nominating for entry.
    2. Signature B if you are a production company nominating individual for entry.
  • Signature C if you accept nomination.
  1. Signature D as the producer of the production.
  2. Every entry form is to have Part D signed. Part D indicates acknowledgement of entry by the Producer therefore giving consent to entry.
  • Submit form and/or send a link or a zip folder
  • Submit a certified copy of the South African identity document.
  • Submit proof of residence in the KwaZulu-Natal province or proof of origination from the province.
Due to Covid-19, entries are to be  submitted via email. All submissions are to be sent to Emails sent to any other email address will not be accepted by the KZN Film Commission.

Entry period

  • Opens on 29 March 2021
  • Closes on 29 April 2021 at 16:30
Terms and Condition are available on the KZN Film Commission website: About the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is a provincial state entity, under the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa established in terms of the KwaZulu-Natal Commission Act, 2010 (Act No 3 of 2010). Its mandate is to facilitate support throughout the value chain to the local and international film industry through creating opportunities and also growing the KwaZulu-Natal film industry Ends— For Media enquiries contact PR & Media Specialist, KZN Film Commission Zanele Khomo 082 901 1144

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