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Virtual Reality Showcase at Durban FilmMart 2017

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An exploration of the possibilities of Virtual Reality (VR) will be one of the highlights of the 8th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, which takes place at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel from July 14 to 17 during the Durban International Film Festival.
Support a Filmmaker for the Zanzibar International Film Festival

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To assist in covering the costs of transporting and accommodating 20 African filmmakers for 3 days at ZIFF, the festival has launched a crowdfunding campaign and needs YOUR support.
The Emerson’s Zanzibar Foundation Film Award (EZMA) at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), July 2017

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Following the successful launch of the Emerson's Zanzibar Film Award (EZFA) in 2016, the board is delighted to announce a second award for the best film produced by, or involving Zanzibaris.
How to Prepare and Promote Your Film for Festivals

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You’ve just gone through the gauntlet, you’re like, ‘Dude, I’m broke and now I gotta promote it?’ But you’ve gotta find a way. What’s the point of making a movie if nobody's going to watch it?
SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market – ZIFF 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival, in partnership with mahala.tv, is excited to announce the first annual SOKO FILAM East African Film and TV Market. SOKO FILAM will be a three-day business focused gathering from July 12th – 14th at the Hyatt Hotel in Stone Town.
CaribbeanTales and Durban FilmMart Join Forces to Support African Women Filmmakers

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CaribbeanTales and the Durban FilmMart present CineFAM - Africa, an accelerator program for African women filmmakers.
Call for nominations for the 2017 ACT Awards

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The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2017 ACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence in the arts, culture and creative sectors in South Africa.
Durban FilmMart : Women Led Film – Disrupting the Status Quo

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The Durban International Film Festival and the Durban FilmMart (DFM), this year presents an in-depth programme that addresses the inequalities, challenges and successes that women face within the film industry, specifically in South Africa and on the continent.
Enter Ecrans Noir, a film festival in Cameroon

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The Ecrans Noirs festival is open to all movies short and feature films, fiction and documentary styles and also tv series.

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The sixth annual Jozi Film Festival entry submissions opened on Monday 6th February 2017, and from today, all budding film makers have less than 27 days left to get their entries in.