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5 Film festival survival tips for introverts

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Here are some lessons Rachel Tucker learned from her festival experience that I hope can help fellow introverts, ambiverts, and maybe even a few extroverts.
SAFTA's 2017 call for entries


The primary objective of the SAFTA Awards is to honour, celebrate and promote and reward the creativity, quality and excellence of South African Film and Television talent and content and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry.
Jozi Film Festival and AFDA announce partnership for a weekend of film industry talks

Jozi Film Festival, AFDA

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are pleased to announce that we partnering for a weekend of film industry talks as part of this year’s Jozi Film Festival programme.
11th Lola Kenya Screen Announces Film Selection

film festivals, Lola Kenya Screen

ola Kenya Screen has released the lineup of films to be shown during its 11th annual media and arts festival in Nairobi.
The top 5 things to help your film at festivals & the top 5 things to avoid (probably)
A little while ago, Lee at Shore Scripts asked us to pass out the skinny on what makes festival programmers get to like your short films and what kind of things it’s best to avoid,
Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) officially launched

film festivals , Ekurhuleni International Film Festival

On the 23rd of June, the SABC / Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) was officially launched at the O.R. Tambo Recreational Centre in the vibrant township of Wattville.
How Film Festivals Decide Which Movies to Accept

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In the wake of a recent programmer getting fired for a programming decision, staffers from MoMA, Sundance and Tribeca discuss how films are chosen and rejected by festivals.
Durban International Film Festival Announces Award Winners for 2016

film festivals, Durban International Film Festival, DIFF

The Durban International Film Festival announced its award-winners at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 37th edition at the Playhouse prior to the screening of the closing film, The Space in Between – Marina Abramovic and Brazil.
Durban FilmMart Awards 2016

Durban FilmMart, DFM, Durban, Durban International Film Festival

The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development programme of the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival, wrapped up on June 20 with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa.
Call for Entries 13th Abuja International Film Festival

film festivals, Abuja International Film Festival

Nigeria from 4th to 7th October 2016 invites you to submit your films/videos shot in the last 24 months and stand a chance of being listed in roll call of honors with a nomination in any of the undelisted categories: