DURBAN FILM OFFICE: MICRO BUDGET FILM PROGRAMME
The Durban Film Office is calling for submissions for micro-budget films for its 2016/2017 cycle. Now on its third year, the Micro-budget Film Programme aims to support local emerging filmmakers and encourage the production of content in order to stimulate the local film industry. 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 4788 or email Sibongiseni.firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission deadline 31 August 2016