The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission announces call for content
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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:26

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission will from time to time and at its discretion publish a call to invite filmmakers to submit projects that follow a specific theme or subject. The projects are to be of high production value and have a clear distribution plan. The call for projects will be designed to address specific needs such as:

• Documenting the history and heritage of the province of KwaZulu-Natal.
• Documenting and profiling South African historical Icons.
• Any theme or topic that the KZNFC at its discretion deems necessary to commission content to address a specific social, historical or national theme and topic.

The amounts allocated to these projects will be dependent on the magnitude of the project, and availability of funds.

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is proud to announce its first call for proposals for Commissioned content. The call is specific to the following:

• Documenting Zulu culture
• Documenting Zulu heritage
• Profile heroes, and heroines and legends of the province
• Adaptations of novels from a KwaZulu-Natal Author
• Profiling South African Historical Icons

The content should portray the subject matter in a credible and authentic manner.
Projects should be submitted in the following manner:

• A one-page synopsis.
• A one-page biography of the key creatives in the production team.
• A one-page treatment or additional information on the project.
• Examples of previous work.

The projects can be in the Concept, Development or Pre-Production phase.
Projects are to be submitted to the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission by 3 November 2017.

Successful projects will be notified by 30 November 2017.

Enquiries to:
Jackie Motsepe –
Simphiwe Ngcobo –
Tel: +27 31 325 0200

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