Call for filmmakers to participate in Outward Film Investment Mission in LA

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites filmmakers to apply to participate in an Outward Film Investment Mission that will take place in Los Angeles, United States of America (USA) from 31 October to 7 November. The closing date for receipt of application forms is 4 September 2018.

The mission aims to promote South African audio-visual content in animation, feature films and television series. The mission also seeks to promote South Africa’s film industry landscape, film infrastructure projects and shooting locations to international producers.

The investment mission forms part of the dti’s objective to promote South Africa’s Film service offerings and attract co-production partners from USA.

The invitation to apply is extended to experienced South African filmmakers who have a proven track record for developing and producing two to five theatrically released feature films, animation, TV series, TV fiction and/or non-fiction in the past two years.

Companies will be screened and selected in line with recognised guidelines and market requirements.

For the approved companies, the dti will provide accommodation (bed and breakfast only), and economy class return airfare to a maximum of R17 000.

The EMIA application forms and guidelines can be accessed on this link. All applications are to be couriered. No emailed applications will be considered.

Submit the form together with the required documents by courier to:

The dti Campus,
EMIA Division
Building A, Ground Floor
77 Meintjies Street


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