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20 Jun 2017  |   CALL OUT FOR THE MICRO BUDGET FILM PROGRAMME SUBMISSIONS: 2017/2018

The Durban Film Office is calling for submissions for micro-budget films for its 2017/2018 cycle. The programme seeks to develop a local model and brand of low budget film-making that is cost-effective, practical and commercially viable. The Durban Film Office defines 'emerging' filmmaker as having acquired some experience producing a work which has earned industry or public attention, and is aspiring to write, direct or produce feature film length works.

The Micro-budget Film Programme offers R150, 000.00 for production of a feature length film. The programme specifically targets fiction feature projects, and will run for a period of 12 months with an aim of producing 5 micro budget films per year.

Please download application forms from our website www.durbanfilmoffice.com The Micro Budget Film Programme Factsheet is also available on the website to assist you with regards to evaluation criteria, contractual agreements, funding drawdowns etc.

Project submissions must be delivered to: Durban Film Office, 11th Floor Rennie House, 41 Margaret Mncadi Avenue, Durban.

No emailed submissions will be accepted. For more information and, please contact: Sibongiseni Shangase or Nosipho Hlophe on 031 311 4243 or email Sibongiseni.shangase@durban.gov.za or nosipho.hlophe@durban.gov.za 

Submission is open from 01 June 2017 and closes on 30 June 2017.