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The National Film and Video Foundation call for Cycle 3 applications is now open.
Finance & Funding 13th Jan 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce the call for Cycle 3 applications is now open.
26 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Part
Acting 13th Jan 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, auditions, audition advice

Since this is one of the most frequently asked questions and the one that hangs you up the most and twists you into knots as an actor and a creative being, let’s get into it.
Applications for the 2017 IFP Filmmaker Labs & Screen Forward Labs are now open!
Opportunities 13th Jan 2017

IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP Screen Forward Labs

The IFP Filmmaker Labs ensure that talented, emerging voices receive the support, resources, and industry exposure necessary to complete, market and distribute their first feature.
Open Call for applications to FATC’s Youth Arts Leadership Programme
Opportunities 13th Jan 2017

Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC)

The Internationally acclaimed Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) @ Ebhudlweni Arts Center in Rural Mpumalanga invites individuals who meet the criteria outlined below to apply for the 2017 intake of its annual Youth Artists Leadership Program
The Suit selected for Pan African Film Festival
Film & Television 13th Jan 2017

Gauteng Film Commission, The Suit, Pan African Film Festival

The Suit, the first film adaptation of the classic South African short story by Can Themba, has been selected for the 25th Pan African Film Festival, taking place in Los Angeles from 9 to 20 February.
Call for proposals to select 9 teams to work on the development of VR projects
Opportunities 12th Jan 2017

Biennale College Cinema, Virtual Reality

Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality will help existing independent filmmakers and creative professionals from all over the world to appropriate the medium of VR and learn how to adapt their knowledge to VR in a fluid transitional way
5 Essential Types of Powerful Opening Scenes
Screenwriting 12th Jan 2017

screenwriting, scriptwriting

In the competitive world of screenwriting (and filmmaking) where industry readers judge your script in the first few pages, openings are a vital part of a successful screenplay and film.
Call for entries: The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling
Opportunities 12th Jan 2017

International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.
The Panasonic FZ80: 4K for under $400
Technical 12th Jan 2017

cameras, Panasonic FZ80

Anyone in the market for a 4K stills photo and 4K video point and shoot camera with telephoto capabilities should perhaps take a close look at the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 —especially when you consider it will retail for less than $400.