Industry Development Prorammes


The Durban Film Office has three development programmes targeting filmmakers at different levels in the industry: Development Fund Grant, and Micro Budget Grant and Festivals and Markets support grant

Objectives of the Development Programmes:

  • Support intermediate and experienced producers based in Durban needing to develop feature fiction or documentary projects for the local and / or international market.
  • Support local emerging filmmakers and encourage the production of content to stimulate the local film industry.
  • Provide opportunities for skills development and market access.
  • Expose local talent to international audiences; and
  • Promote local films through suitable support programmes