The Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce project selection for the 3rd DFM ACCESS .With support from the National Film and Video Foundation PESP funding, 12 South African projects were selected to participate in a 12-week online development programme made up of weekly plenary sessions and one-on-one mentorship.
DFM Access is a lab for entry level producers; it provides a nurturing framework for participants with existing long-form or episodic independent film projects to improve their project packages and pitching skills for the global marketplace. The programme focuses on topics such as story development, legal aspects of film production and financing, international co-production, distribution and pitching. Continue Reading
Prime Video Cuts Funding in Africa, Middle East in Favor of Focusing on European Originals
Amazon Prime Video is restructuring its international business to focus on European originals. The re-org will involve cutting content and staff in Africa and the Middle East.
Shows from the MENA region that have already been greenlit or contracted are still on the slate, including “LOL ZA” and “Ebuka Turns Up Africa,” but it may stop greenlighting local originals in Sub Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa for the foreseeable future.
GRANTS AND SUBMISSIONS
Submissions for PWFF 2024 is now open.
PWFF’s objective is to showcase stories that promote awareness, knowledge and an understanding of science, wildlife, and the humans that impact our world every day.
Deadline : Thursday 29th February 2024
Apply here : https://bit.ly/3SgYJEX
Kenya Film Commission is glad to announce a call for submissions for Bursaries & Scholarship in Cinematic Arts. Application deadline is 9th Feb 2024
Deadline: Friday, 9th February, 2024
Apply Here : https://bit.ly/3ShaoDB