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18 May 2017  |   Invitation to EThekwini Municipality Film makers to attend Micro Budget and Development Fund workshop kick-start 2017/18

 The Durban Film Office: Development Programmes Review workshop 2017/18

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 2017/2018 next round of submissions for Micro Budget Film that offers up to R150 000, 00 p/a to five Feature Film Projects and Development Fund that offers R250 000, 00 p/a to two Projects on development.  All emerging and intermediate EThekwini filmmakers are urged to attend the briefing workshop for the next call out of submissions for 2017/18 grant funds.

Date:  24 May 2017

Venue: Botanical Gardens (Visitors complex)

Time: 09:00

Kindly RSVP to Nosipho.hlophe@durban.gov.za before the 22 May 2017

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