Ten South African emerging filmmakers will have an opportunity to hone their pitching skills at this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) Jumpstart – a compact programme that essentially provides a springboard for filmmakers new to the industry
In a context when audiovisual digital industry is still experimenting with business models, and to offer maximum chances to the projects to be released, Cross Video Days Content Market strived to increase projects financing opportunities.
The benefits of making shorts and submitting to festivals are multiple. From a group of school leavers creating a short film with an iPhone, to an experienced commercials director demonstrating their skills at voicing a story in more than 30 seconds, the benefits are many.
The time has come for the long and twisted tale of South Africa’s energy crisis and the history of its nuclear programme are stories to be told fearlessly and objectively, and most importantly without bias.
Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.