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Durban FilmMart : Women Led Film – Disrupting the Status Quo

film markets Durban FilmMart

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

film festivals, Ecrans Noir, Cameroon

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

film festivals, Jozi Film Fesival, Discovery channel,

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.
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.