CALL TO PARTICIPATE AT THE 10TH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (7- 13 November 2021) Exte

CALL TO PARTICIPATE AT THE 10TH AFRICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (07- 13 NOVEMBER 2021)

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is calling for applications from local (KZN) film producers to be part of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission delegation that will be attending the 10th edition of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) 2021.

AFRIFF is a world class showcase that presents a complete immersion into the world of film making with participation from local and international filmmakers and professionals, celebrities, actors, directors, film critics, buyers, distributors, visual artists, film students, amateurs, equipment manufacturers, and international press. The week-long event comprises of a top class film programme; talent development and technical training series aimed at raising local industry standards; business sessions and networking opportunities, as well as a unique Film and Equipment market that will encourage and grow content trade out of Africa and global partnerships.

Opening date for submissions: 15 October 2021

Closing date for submissions: 22 October 2021

Applications must include the following:

  • A fully completed KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission markets and festivals application form
  • All accompanying valid documents as per requirements on the application form
  • A motivation to attend the market that details how your attendance will assist your business and or your desired outcomes from your attendance of the festival
  • The invitation is open to producers with; TV series projects, feature films, short films and feature documentary film projects looking for co-producers, funders, distributors, or a combination of these
  • Invitation is only open to Tier 1 ,Tier 2 & Tier 3 producers (links of projects must be submitted as proof)
  • Invitation is also open to animation producers with projects currently in production or development
  • Producers must submit the Producer’s package of the project they are taking to the festival
  • The applicant is to state the stage in which their film is in, ie; development / production / complete
  • Detailed CV of the Producer
  • Certified copy of passport

Submit your applications to KZNFilmFund@kznfilm.co.za

NB: All KZN Film Commission delegates will be required to submit attendance report within 14 days after the event.

Tier breakdown:

  • Tier 1: Experienced filmmakers who have a proven track record for developing and producing 3-5 theatrically released feature films, television fiction and/or non-fiction.
  • Tier 2: Filmmakers with limited experience but who have developed and produced 1-2 theatrical feature films, television fiction, and/or non-fiction, +short films and/or commercials seeking to venture into feature film development and production.
  • Tier 3: New entrants into the industry, particularly recent film school graduates from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Emergent (A):

(Produced short film, 4-7 years in industry, No formal training at NQF level 6, Worked in industry as crew/assistant, Produced Micro-budget film/television/fiction or non-fiction)

  • Emergent (B)

(Completed degree or 3 national SETA certified diploma PDI Male and female, Recent graduate, Portfolio of Evidence, 0-3 years in industry)

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Applications which do not meet compliance will be disqualified.

Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

 

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