DEADLINE LOOMS FOR PROPOSALS TO ACCESS THE DURBAN FILM OFFICE DEVELOPMENT FUND PROGRAMME
08 Jan 2014
is looming for proposals to access the Durban Film Office’s Development Fund
recently launched Development Fund Programme of the Durban Film Office closes
this Monday 13th January 2014 at 17h00 – local filmmakers are encouraged
to hurry and submit their proposals! The programme designed for the first
time to cater for experienced and seasonal local filmmakers, will provide
financial assistance to already developed film project proposals.
Toni Monty notes the need for initial funding for filmmakers that deserve and
require a kick-start to their film project and to realise their dreams in
filmmaking can become a reality.
believe the programme will offer an ideal investment opportunity for both
locally distinguished filmmakers as well as towards the promotion of our
progressive film industry,” said Monty.
programme will accept project proposals that display commercial viability,
prospective investment and collaboration opportunities as well as local and
Overview of the Development Fund Programme:
Development Fund Programme will provide development funding to a maximum value
of R250 000 per project. The programme will support two projects per
annum and will commence from 1 April 2014.
Who can apply?
writers, producers, directors based in Durban who need to develop projects for
local and international investors, markets and audiences.
All project submissions
must be delivered to:
Mr. Fezile Peko
Durban Film Office
11th Floor Rennie House
41 Margaret Mncadi
miss this opportunity! To receive an application form and more
information on how to apply (requirements, process etc) please
contact Development Fund Programme Project Manager,Mr. Fezile
Peko; email Fezile.email@example.com
or telephone 031 311 4788.
For more information on the Durban Film
Office please visit www.durbanfilmoffice.co.za
media enquiries contact:
+27 (0) 78 715 3463
+27 (0) 31 468 2025
Durban Film Office (DFO) is the film industry development arm of the eThekwini
Municipality, mandated to position Durban as a world-class film production
destination and facilitator for the development of the local film industry. The
DFO drives activity and development in the sector in order to boost tourism,
job creation and the development of core skills and SMMEs in the region. www.durbanfilmoffice.com