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12 Dec 2016  |   Final Call for Projects for 2017 Durban FilmMart – Edition 8

Final Call for Projects for 2017 Durban FilmMart – Edition 8

Today is D-Day - a reminder that submissions of projects for the 8th edition of The Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place in Durban, South Africa from 14 to 17 July 2017 will close today - 12 December 2016.

The DFM is a joint project of Durban Film Office, the City’s industry development unit, and the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), and aims to raise the profile and visibility of African cinema, encourage increased production in Africa, and stimulate collaboration across borders between African filmmakers.

Ten documentary and ten fiction feature length film projects will be selected from the submissions, and these projects will undergo a two-day packaging and mentoring programme followed by two days of one-on-one meetings with a panel of film financiers, buyers and distributors from across the globe.

The DFM is open to full length feature and documentary films projects with Africans in the major creative roles (writers, directors and producers) that are looking for co-producers, financiers, sales agents and funders. All film projects submitted are reviewed by a selection committee for consideration. All projects must have both a producer and director attached to them, and must be submitted by 12 December 2016.

For more about the DFM 2017, project submission criteria and how to submit your project, visit www.durbanfilmmart.com.

For further enquires contact: info@durbanfilmmart.com or call   +27 31 311 4243