The N.E.W Pitch calls for film entries

Do you have an engaging, innovative or inspirational natural history, environmental, conservation or adventure story?

Submit your short documentary film concept and stand a chance to be one of 8 filmmakers who will be selected to pitch in the N.E.W Pitch Competition during the NEWF Congress 2018.

Four winners will receive R50 000 each to produce their documentary short as well as have access to mentorship during development and production.

The four documentary shorts produced will form part of a TV documentary for broadcast in South Africa.

Submission Requirements:

  • One page motivation letter
  • Max. 1-page synopsis
  • Max. 2-page narrative treatment – submit an outline that clearly indicates how the proposed story will be told in an 8-10 minute short documentary film
  • Max. 1 page visual/creative treatment
  • Evidence of research – one-page research report
  • Applicant profile/CV including filmography
  • Copy of South African ID card/book
  • Copy of student card (if applicable)

For submission guidelines visit the NEWF website or email



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