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DFM partners with Sonoton, the largest independent production music library in the world.
As part of the partnership with DFM, Sonoton’s Barbara Hintermeier will be hosting an online music search workshop for filmmakers, while the company will also be sponsoring the SONOfind contest in which entrants can win an Apple iPad and other great prizes.
Why Cannes Programmers Are Stubborn About The Future Of Cinema — And Potentially Right
The massive festival benefits from a contrast of artistic sensibilities rather than pushing one agenda.
Gauteng Youth film Club call for submissions
Gauteng Youth Film Club is a unique platform created by young filmmakers for young filmmakers. It is a forum for youth filmmakers to showcase their work to local audiences.
10 things filmmakers do after attending film festivals

filmmaking, indie tips, finance, funding, film festival

It doesn't matter if you have had a film screen in the festival or not there are still 10 things you do after attending a film festival.
What Does the Future of Film Festivals Look Like? (Analysis)
As the Tribeca Film Festival winds down, Indiewire reflects on a year filled with change, and what's to come.
Portraits, human stories and activists will all be part of the new look Encounters
From the International arms deal to the late great American poet /writer Maya Angelou, this year’s Encounters International Film Festival promises to bring local audiences the very best in documentary cinema.
Call for African entries to the 9th Talents Durban @DIFF 2016

DIFF, Durban, Talents Durban, Durban International Film Festival, Berlinale Talents, KZN Department of Economic Development and Tourism, German Embassy in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, Goethe-Institut South Africa, Gauteng Film Commission.

The 20 selected participants from across Africa will be given a chance to forge relationships in an intensive five day programme of one-on-one project consultation and industry networking activities with renowned mentors and professionals.
Call for entries - shnit International Shortfilmfestival
Don't miss your chance to take part in one of the biggest short film competitions in the world! Total International Competition prize money of US$ 100,000 is on offer.
Why Has the Tribeca Film Festival Become Such an Important Platform for Docs?
Filmmaker Toolkit decided to ask why has Tribeca grown into a premiere launching pad for so many of the best documentaries being made today.
Egg and Arcade both feature at Creative Circle Ad of the Year
• Get Me To 21 named Digital Ad of the Year. Directed by Dani Hynes • One Rand Family runner-up in Integrated. Directed by Rob Smith • Explore The Night third in Integrated. Directed by Jason Fialkov • Three finalists in the Film category for Terence Neale