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Open City Documentary Festival calls for entries [Worldwide]

film festivals, Open City Documentary Festival

The festival offers filmmakers from around the globe the opportunity to have their work seen by award-winning judges, fellow filmmakers and a broad public audience.
REMINDER! Project submissions for #DFM2017 close on 12 Dec 2016!

Durban FilmMart, DFM

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) is a finance and co-production market which aims to create partnerships and further the development and production of film on the African continent.
The 5 habits of highly successful filmmakers
There's lots of advice out there for screenwriters and independent filmmakers. Film schools the world over are chipping in too.The question is - which of it is of any use? Who do you trust?
Call for entries: Amakula International Film Festival - Uganda

film festivals, Amakula International Film Festival, Uganda

Amakula International Film Festival are accepting entries for 2017 film submissions not later than 1st December 2016.
Submissions open for 20th Zanzibar International Film Fest

film festivals, Zanzibar International Film Fest

Submissions are open to filmmakers from around the world for entry into the official competition at the 20th anniversary edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF).
South African animation up for BAFTA

Triggerfish Animation, BAFTA, Stick Man

Triggerfish Animation Studios’ collaboration with Oscar-nominated UK production company Magic Light Pictures, is one of four nominees for Best Animation at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Children’s Awards.
The 9-Step Guide to Film Fest Success
Here’s a cautionary tale about travel and film fests.
Slaying the Horror Festival Circuit: How To Navigate the Deep, Dark Maze of North American Horror Film Festivals

film festivals

No continent in the world hosts as many horror film festivals as North America, so the task of selecting a handful to submit to can be a little frightening.
Call for entries FESPACO 2017

film festivals, FESPACO

FESPACO is pleased to inform professionals of the film and audio-visual industry that registration for film selection under the 25th edition of the African film biennial event, due 25 February to 4 March 2017, is now open.
Terence Neale shortlisted twice at shots Awards

Egg Films, Terence Neale, Shots Awards

Egg Films’ Terence Neale is the only South African director shortlisted at the shots Awards, hosted by the leading international trade magazine.