2024 Industry Programme

Presented at the DFM annual market

The Industry Programme is made up of a series of masterclasses, talks and discussion forums by leading African and international filmmakers on current issues facing the African and global film industry.

Driven by a yearly theme, the programme looks to unpack current trends, changes in policy, challenges and opportunities available to film professionals, while sharing the knowledge and experience gained through their journeys in the industry.

Programme Streams

  • DFM Conversations / Masterclasses
  • Durban Does Docs Talks
  • SA In Focus
  • Animation@DFM
  • Coproduction Corner
  • Talking Cents


With over 1000 delegates attending the market, DFM creates the opportunity for filmmakers to network with African and international film industry personnel to help build partnerships for to further their career.

Past Programmes

To watch the past DFM virtual edition sessions please click here.

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