Call for nominations to serve on NFVF Council


A notice is hereby given that Paul Mashatile, the Minister of Arts and Culture,
invites nominations of persons to serve on the Council of the National Film and
Video Foundation (NFVF).

Section 6(1) of the National Film and Video Foundation Act, 1997 (Act No. 73 of
1997) states that the Foundation shall act through a Council comprising of no
fewer than nine (9) and no more than fourteen (14) members. In terms of
section 6(5)(a) of the Act, a member of the Council is appointed for a period not
exceeding three (3) years.

The nominated candidates must possess a thorough knowledge or experience in
the film and video industry or specialist skills which are not directly related to the
film and video industry which can be beneficial to the Council. Skills in the
following areas will serve as an advantage:

• Financial Management
• Risk Management
• Governance Compliance
• Legal
• Marketing
• Fundraising
• Information Technology
• Internal Auditing

Grounds for Disqualification
No person shall be appointed as a member of the Council if he or she:

a) Is an unrehabilitated insolvent;
b) Has been convicted of an offence and sentenced to imprisonment without the
option of a fine; and
c) Is not a South African citizen permanently residing in the Republic.

Nomination Particulars
Nominations should be submitted in writing and must have the following details:

1. Full name and address of the persons or organisation nominating the
2. A curriculum vitae of the candidate which must include:
• Candidate’s full names, ID number and gender;
• Contact address, telephone, fax and email address;
• Certified copies of all qualifications; and
• At least three (3) names and contact details of references.
3. A signed letter of acceptance of the nomination from the candidate.

Strict compliance with the nomination requirements is essential.

Nominations must be posted to:
The Director-General, for the attention of Mr P Phaahla
Department of Arts and Culture
Private Bag X897

Deliver nominations by hand to:
Kingsley Centre Building
481 Stanza Bopape Street

Send nominations via email to:

All nominations must be received on or before 31 January 2014.

Enquiries may be directed to Mr Phaahla on 012 441 3468.

NOTE: No member shall serve on the Council on a full-time basis.


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