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Canada and South Africa celebrate 20 years of film and TV co-production at DFM and DIFF 2017
Finance & Funding 13th Jul 2017

film festivals, DIFF, Durban FilmMart 2017, Canada, South Africa, co-production

To celebrate this important milestone, Canada will be a country of focus at the Durban FilmMart (DFM) and at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF).
Amazon Studio wants you to know you will make actual make money
Finance & Funding 11th Jul 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding

“Filmmakers are actually making money on our platform.. The top 100 AVD published movies are earning an average in the tens of thousands of dollars per month.”
10 Expenses Most First Time Film Directors Forget
Finance & Funding 10th Jul 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, budgeting

Directing your first movie is always a fantastically challenging experience. The process of getting your first movie onto the big screen can end in tears if you fall foul of the producer or the budget and schedule.
MIPCOM 2017: Register early and save!
Finance & Funding 7th Jul 2017


Save 30% on your registration to the World's Leading Entertainment Content Market before 12 July!
Documentary Film Grants Available from Alter-Ciné Foundation
Finance & Funding 4th Jul 2017
The grant is aimed at young video and filmmakers born and living in Africa, Asia or Latin America who want to direct a film in the language of their choice
Facebook Is Reportedly Ready To Pay Up To $3 Million Per Episode For High-End Original Shows
Finance & Funding 29th Jun 2017

social media, Facebook

Facebook is trying to compete with the Netflixes and Amazon Primes of the world, and in order to build a strong library of original content, it appears to be ready to shell out quite a bit of money. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal,
Call for applications: Music Mobility Fund 2017
Finance & Funding 27th Jun 2017

Music Mobility Fund 2017,Music Mobility Fund, SAMRO, Concerts SA,

Concerts SA, a joint South African-Norwegian live music development project housed within the SAMRO Foundation, is calling on South African musicians to submit their Music Tour Funding applications.
Durban FilmMart - Offering the African Film Industry Opportunities to Connect and Develop
Finance & Funding 21st Jun 2017

Durban FilmMart, DFM

The 8th edition of the annual Durban FilmMart (DFM) promises many opportunities for African filmmakers to build valuable business networks during the four days of masterclass’s, seminars and industry events from July 14 to 17 this year.
Points North Fellowship deadline extended
Finance & Funding 19th Jun 2017

grants, film grants, Points North Fellowship

The Points North Fellowship is a unique opportunity for six filmmakers (or filmmaking teams) to accelerate the development of their feature-length documentary projects through a combination of funding, focused mentorship, workshops, industry meetings and a public pitch session.
DURBAN FILMMART 2017 Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum: SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
Finance & Funding 15th Jun 2017

film festivals, DIFF, Durban FilmMart 2017, film finance and co-production forum

The 8th Durban FilmMart (DFM), Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, has announced an exciting lineup of speakers for this year’s edition, which takes place at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel from July 14 to 17 during the Durban International Film Festival.