National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) quarterly call for application submissions for funding

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The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is calling on the next quarterly submissions of applications for funding in the areas of training, marketing and distribution support, script development and production financing. Deadline date for applications is the 5th of December 2014.

All applicants are advised to carefully study the criteria and submission requirements in all areas for which funding is being sought. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications received after the deadline will only be considered for the following quarterly meeting of council.

The following categories will be considered for production and development funding:

  • Documentaries
  • Features
  • Short films
  • Television concepts

The following categories will be considered for training applications:

  • International Bursaries
  • Trevor Jones Scholarship
  • Training Provider funding

 

The following Marketing and Distribution categories will be applicable for applications:

  • Marketing and Distribution, which entails funding for print and advertising for independent DVD distribution.
  • Film Festival, which provides financial support to individuals or organisations to host local film festivals which create a unique offering for the industry

 

All applications must be hand delivered or posted to the NFVF at 87 Central Street, Houghton, Johannesburg, 2198. No e-mail submissions will be accepted.

To download the applications forms, go to the following link: http://nfvf.co.za/documents

To view the funding criteria for all the categories, go tothe following link: http://nfvf.co.za/funding

The deadline for applications is the 5th of December 2014.Please note the foundation will inform applicants of the outcome of the applications in March 2015.

For any queries regarding development and production email Neiloe Whitehead on neiloek@nfvf.co.za or Lesiba Maile on lesibam@nfvf.co.za

For any queries regarding training or bursaries email Pretty Mthiyane on prettym@nfvf.co.za

For any queries regarding marketing and distribution email Lerato Mokopanele on leratom@nfvf.co.za.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR MEDIA QUERIES 

Contact Person

Naomi Mokhele

Manager: Communications

Tel: +27 11 483 0880

naomim@nfvf.co.za

www.nfvf.co.za

Twitter: @IamNaomiM

@FilmFound

OR

Sean Bracegirdle

Communications Coordinator

Tel: +27 11 483 0880

seanb@nfvf.co.za

www.nfvf.co.za

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is governed by the National Film and Video Foundation Act 73 of 1997 as amended by Cultural Laws Amendment Act 36 of 2001. The mandate of the NFVF, in terms of section 3 of the Act, is:

To promote and develop the film and video industry;

To provide and encourage the provision of opportunities for persons, especially from disadvantaged communities to get involved in the film and video industry;

To encourage the development and distribution of local film and video products;

To support the nurturing and development of access to the film and video industry;

To address historical imbalances in the infrastructure and distribution of skills and resources in the film and video industry.