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British Council Connect ZA ColabNowNow Open Call
Opportunities 21st Jul 2017

British Council Connect ZA, Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, ColabNowNow

British Council Connect ZA, in partnership with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, has launched ColabNowNow, an exciting collaboration project opportunity for young artists, coders, architects and storytellers.
The Pitch South Africa 2017 is now open
Opportunities 21st Jul 2017

The Pitch

This competition is a unique opportunity for one winner to make a short film with professional production support worth in excess of R300 000.
Starting Your Own Film Company – 5 Tips
Film & Television 21st Jul 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

At this point, stop and reflect on the reasons you want to make movies on a more serious level. Is it to make money? To influence people? Or to look cool?
Film Marketing Essentials – 5 Tips To Sell Your Film
Distribution 20th Jul 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

The films that sell successfully use five basic film marketing essentials. If you want to attend a film market and sell your film, try and understand and then master these film marketing essentials:
Apply for a production grant of up to $40,000 CAD from Hot Docs
Finance & Funding 20th Jul 2017

grants, film grants, film funding, Film finance, Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund

The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund helps enable more African documentary filmmakers to tell stories and contribute to a new generation of the African documentary community.
This is What Really Happens After You Leave the Audition Room
Acting 20th Jul 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, auditions, audition advice

What went wrong? Why didn’t you get the part? What really happens after the audition? Well, once you leave the room, let’s just say the politics begin
Saying This Word in the First 5 Seconds of Your Video Increases Views By Nearly 100%
Social Media 19th Jul 2017

social media, YouTube, film distribution

In a sea of seemingly limitless online content, how can you ensure that your video rises above the fray?
Short Film Distributor List
Distribution 19th Jul 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

Raindance has found a useful up-to-date list of film buyers and broadcasters.
Durban FilmMart Awards 2017
Finance & Funding 19th Jul 2017

film festivals, DIFF, Durban FilmMart 2017

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa on Monday, July 17.