The Documentary Filmmakers’ Association (DFA) was established to nurture and develop the interests of documentary filmmakers in South Africa.
It remains the only association in South Africa with the sole purpose of assisting, protecting and promoting documentary filmmakers. The DFA is key member of SASFED (The South African Screen Federation).:: Read more about the DFA ::
DFA members gain access to a network of related industry bodies and other aspiring and established documentary filmmakers. The DFA also acts on behalf of and in the interest of documentary filmmakers as a collective. Several suppliers offer discounts and benefits to DFA Members. All registered members are listed on our web site and in our annual directory.
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You have the opportunity to attend Hot Docs 2015 as part of the DFA’s application to the Department of Trade and Industry’s Group Export Sector Specific Assistance Scheme (SSAS).
Watch this year’s TCFF trailer.
It's IDFA 2013 and we're back in Amsterdam!
The following films were selected from your submissions and screened at Encounters 2013.
I am very excited about the individuals who make up the DFA board.
These films that have been selected from your submissions. These films will screen at Encounters from 6 – 16 June 2013.
Perspective is a DFA publication that provides insight into the documentary filmmaking process.
Filmmaking, storytelling is intuitive, but filmmakers are sometimes insecure and not prepared to trust that intuition and may often wonder … am I doing the right thing? Perspective lets us watch documentary films and find out from their filmmakers what their processes were as a way to help us through our processes.
We now face the uphill battle of convincing the SABC who since commissioning the film seems to have gotten cold feet, to screen it.
Interview with Odette Geldenhuys, director of Here be Dragons
Interview with director Izette Mostert
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The DFA aims to provide a space for members to sell their films.
Watch this space!
Sasfed Member Organisation, NPO Number: 51-722, National Association Founded 2007