NFVF calls for filmmakers to attend the NEWF Congress

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has announced a call for filmmakers to attend the Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress, taking place from 16 to 18 July 2018.

The Nature, Environment, and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress is designed for passionate, like-minded yet original filmmakers around the world to forge new relationships, build on those already formed, innovate and move towards further development in natural history and conservation content creation using Africa as the key landmark. Together they inspire African filmmakers to bring life to their stories, the celebrations, binding connections and plight of nature, environment and wildlife, and ultimately distribute these stories to film festivals and broadcasters all over the world.

The deadline for submissions is on 27 June 2018.

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following LINK.

Please take note of the following disclaimers:

  • It is advisable that the main applicant applies instead of using a third party to apply on their behalf
  • Only recently certified documents will be accepted (not older than three months, and with a dated stamp)
  • Only valid documents will be allowed (not expired)
  • Applications which do not meet compliance will be disqualified
  • No late applications will be accepted

For any queries regarding applications email Thandekile Sishange at


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