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09 Jun 2016  |   Invitation to EThekwini Municipality Film makers to attend Micro Budget and Development Fund workshop kick-start 2016/17


The Durban Film Office: Development Programmes Review workshop 2016/17

The Ethekwini Municipality’s Durban Film Office have for over the past three years launched a Micro-budget Film and Development Fund Programmes aiming to support local emerging and intermediate filmmakers and encourage the production of local content in order to stimulate the local film industry. These programmes also focus on filmmakers who need to develop projects for local and international investors, markets and audiences.


The Durban Film Office is kick-starting its 2016/2017 next round of submissions for Micro Budget Film and Development Fund programmes. All emerging and intermediate EThekwini filmmakers are urged to attend the briefing workshop for the next call out of submissions for 2016/17 grant funds. The workshop will focus on items below.

Workshop agenda

  1. Review of the programmes
  2. Programmes overview
  3. Eligibility criteria
  4. Submission criteria
  5. Evaluation process
  6. Announcement for project submissions
  7. Closing date for submissions


Date: 27 June 2016

Venue: Botanical Gardens (Visitors complex)

Time: 11am



Kindly RSVP to Nosipho.hlophe@durban.gov.za   before the 23rd June 2016.


For more information please contact Mr Sibongiseni Shangase on 031 311 4243 or visit www.durbanfilmoffice.co.za  or contact 031 311 4243