docLOVE: The Hottest August

docLOVE: The Hottest August

SAVE THE DATE: DocFilmSA's docLOVE free screenings programme continues its focus on climate change with "The Hottest August" on Wed 31 August at 6pm screening at the Bertha House in Cape Town and The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Johannesburg. RSVP via...

docCHAT Encounters: Distribution Deep Dive

docCHAT Encounters: Distribution Deep Dive

DFA docCHAT: Deep Dive into Tactical Distribution and Industry Trends On 29 June during the 2022 Encounters Documentary Festival Khanyi Magubane from the DFA board hosted a docCHAT session with Rachel Gordon, documentary filmmaker and author of THE DOCUMENTARY...

Africa No Filter journalism handbook

Africa No Filter journalism handbook

Africa No Filter is challenging stereotypical news about Africa with its latest handbook Why Change the Way We Write About Africa? A storyteller's guide to reframing Africa. The handbook hopes to close the gap between mainstream and alternative stories of Africa by...

NatGeo Photo Competition

NatGeo Photo Competition

#ExploreNaturalAreas themed competition open to amateur and professional photographers across South Africa As part of its Planet Possible initiative, which aims to inform, inspire and empower consumers to live more lightly on the planet, National Geographic invites...

Reeva Steenkamp documentary

Reeva Steenkamp documentary

Nine years after the death of Reeva Steenkamp, M-Net will premiere My Name is Reeva, an emotive and sensitively told three-part documentary series. Reeva died at the hands of her then-boyfriend Oscar Pistorius, and it is a killing still deeply embedded in the minds of...

DFA Annual General Meeting 2022

DFA Annual General Meeting 2022

In line with the DFA Constitution you are hereby notified that the Annual General Meeting will take place on 24 August 2021 at 15:00 - 17:00 via Zoom and in person. The venues will be Bertha House in Cape Town and in Johannesburg the venue is TBC. We will link the two...

Call for PESP Advisory Panel Members

Call for PESP Advisory Panel Members

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, is extending the call for seeking individuals to serve on the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) Advisory Panel in Accordance with the NFVF Act, 73 of...

Opportunity: UCT TV Studio Chief Technical Officer

Opportunity: UCT TV Studio Chief Technical Officer

UCT TV Studio is looking for a new Chief Technical Officer. The successful candidate will have a combination of industry production experience, technical and equipment knowledge, management experience, great people skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex...

City places freeze on tariffs for filming in Cape Town

City places freeze on tariffs for filming in Cape Town

The City of Cape Town is placing a freeze on all Safety and Security tariffs for filming within the city for its new financial year. This includes costs for Traffic Services, Metro Police and Law Enforcement for the 2022/23 period. Parking tariffs will, however,...