The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is calling for entries for its 33rd edition, which takes place from 19 to 29 July 2012.
Entries from around the world are invited in the feature film, short film and documentary genres. The festival does have a competition component.
The deadline for entries is 16 March 2012 for short films and documentaries; 6 April 2012 for feature films. Early submissions are encouraged.
All submissions must be done via the Eventival online system – please create an account to submit on http://vp.eventival.eu/cca/diff2012
Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), the National Film and Video Foundation, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism and other valued funders and partners, the festival will present over 200 screenings of films from around the world, with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa. Screenings will take place throughout Durban including township areas where cinemas are non-existent. The festival will also offer an extensive seminar and workshop programme featuring local and international filmmakers. 2012 will also see the return of Talent Campus Durban and the Durban FilmMart.