Call for nominations of candidates to serve on the council of the National Film and Video Foundation

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The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby invites members of the Film and Video Industry and the general public to nominate persons to serve as Council members of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in terms of the National Film and Video Foundation Act, 1997 (Act No. 73 of  1997)

Nominated candidates should possess knowledge and experience in the field of film and video industry. Nominees who possess specialised skills which are not directly related to film and video industry but could be beneficial to the Council, for example, managerial, finance, human resources and legal will be considered. Candidates must be willing to render community service.

Anyone wishing to nominate a person for possible appointment to the Council of the NFVF should submit the following:

  • A nomination letter containing full names and all contact details of the nominee. The letter must also provide reasons for the nomination and explain suitability for appointment;
  • A statement / letter signed by the nominee, in which he or she agrees to the nomination;
  • Recently updated Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including three (3) contactable references; and
  • Certified copies of the nominee Identity Document as well as educational qualifications of the nominee.

No nomination will be considered unless all of the above are included. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The names of the nominees, including the dates, time and venue of the interviews as well as the final list of appointed candidates will be published on the websites of the National Film and Video Foundation and Department of Arts and Culture to enable members of the public to participate in the appointment process as required by the Act.

Nominations must be addressed to the Director-General of the Department of Arts and Culture, for the attention of Ms Lindeka Moeng: Private Bag X897, PRETORIA, 0001 or hand delivered at 1st Floor, Kingsley Centre Building situated at 481 Stanza Bopape, Arcardia, PRETORIA or sent via email to:

Enquiries may be directed to: Ms Lindeka Moeng Tel.: (012) 441-3478.

Closing date: 21 December 2016. No late application will be accepted.

NB: The remuneration of the appointed Council members will be in line with the rates prescribed by the National Treasury.