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Media Accreditation now open for the Durban International Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival, film festivals, DIFF, media accreditation

Accreditation is now open for both the Durban FilmMart (17-20 July 2015) and the Durban International Film Festival (16-26 July).
Submissions for the 2015 Edinburgh Short Film Festival are now open!
All short films under 20 minutes in length are welcome. Submission Fee £15 payable via Paypal.
3rd Annual Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards - Call for Nominations

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards

The highly anticipated 3rd Annual Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards will be taking place on 19 July 2015, and the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is inviting actors, filmmakers, producers, film teams and other industry players to nominate their recent work.
Durban International Film Festival Announces Opening Night Film

Durban International Film Festival, film festivals, DIFF, Ayanda, Sara Blecher, Real Eyes, Leading Lady Productions

The highly anticipated South African film Ayanda, directed by Sara Blecher and produced by Real Eyes in association with Leading Lady Productions, has been announced as the opening night film of the 36th The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) which takes place from 16 to 26 July this year.
France partners with Africa’s Premier Film Market

Durban FilmMart, Durban International Film Festival, film festivals, Produire au Sud of Festival des 3 Continents, DFM

Produire au Sud of Festival des 3 Continents have once again partnered with Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, the Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place during the 36th Durban International Film Festival.
The 5th annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

film festivals, Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, DGLFF

The 5th annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (DGLFF / www.dglff.org.za) will be taking place from Thursday 18 June to Friday 26 June 2015 at the KZNSA Gallery.
Nominations open for the 2015 ImpACT Awards

ImpACT, Awards

ACT is inviting nominations for ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals, sponsored by the Distell Foundation in partnership with Sun International.
3rd Annual Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards - Call for Nominations

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards

Held during the Durban International Film Festival, this awards ceremony showcases excellence within the South African film industry and particularly the booming film location of KwaZulu-Natal.
BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015: Final Call for Submissions

Call for Entries, BAFTA, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, ASFF

ASFF is a celebration of independent short film, and champions and supports filmmaking talent from around the world.
Full lineup revealed for Africa's top documentary festival

film festivals, Encounters

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced its full lineup, which includes some must-see late additions.