The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) Cycle 3 Funding Approvals.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, is pleased to announce the following funding approvals for funding cycle 3. This cycle is the last funding cycle for the 2017/18 financial year, a year dedicated to advancing the NFVF’s transformation objectives as well as funding projects that have potential to make a significant impact on the South African film industry. Transformation, creating opportunities for women and the youth remain the core focus of the NFVF. 

MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Die Ellen Pakkies Storie

Schalk Burger

Die Ellen Pakkies Storie (Pty) Ltd

R 250 000.00

District Six Rising from the Dust

Weaam Williams

Tribal Alchemy Productions

R180 000.00

Farewell Ella Bella

Tsholo Mashile

Free Woman Pictures (Pty) Ltd

R250 000.00

Khera

Molatelo Mainetje

Bolobathaba Media

R 250 000.00

Nommer 37

Benjamin Overmeyer

37 Films (Pty) Ltd

R 180 000.00

The Number

Carolyn Carew

Reefo Way Trade and Invest

R 250 000.00

The Mayfair

Sara Blecher

Path to Paradise (Pty) Ltd

R 250 000.00

Troupes of War - Diturupa

Themba Vilakazi

Mvura Ya Afrika Productions

R 250 000.00

Tshovhiligana 10

Khathutshelo Mamphodo

Bvumo Productions CC

R 248 500.00

 

Festival hosting

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Company

Approved Amount

Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress

Noel Kok

Nature Environment and Wildlife Conservation Trust

R1 200 000.00

SA Varsity Film Festival

Lehlogonolo Sello

Afro Polite Productions

R250 000.00

Joburg Film Festival

Tim Mangwedi

Enable Media

R1 500 000.00

The One Africa Monthly Film Screening and                                                                               Workshops (PE)

Nomakhomazi Dewavrin

One Blood Sound

R400 000.00

 

NON-FICTION PROJECTS

Development – Documentaries

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Agents of Influence

Neil Brandt

Fireworx Media

R150 000.00

Jumping the Line

Thami Nakasa

Native of Nowhere Film Productions

R150 000.00

 

Development - Short Documentaries

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Banned: Joe Bullet

Nonofo Bogacwi

Trail by Media

R 100 000.00

Beyond the Cliché

Peter Maleta

Home Grown Solutions

R 99 600.00

Black Women and Sex

Godisamang Khunou

Mogale Pictures

R 100 000.00

Blend

Ashleigh da Silva

AG Picture

R 99 700.00

Identity

Namhla Duma

NSS Media

R 100 000.00

Mambo Kazi

Mary-Ann Mandishona

Matriarch Films

R 100 000.00

Most Potent Weapon: Selby Semela

Thabo Afitlhile

Innvexx Consulting

R 100 000.00

Starving Artist

Ntuthuko Mkhabela

Durban Media House

R 100 000.00

Sustained Discourse: Re Gana go Buswa!

Tharollo Seatlholo

Ditike Business Enterprise

R 100 000.00

The Dump is Mine

Tshililo Muzila

Masanani Productions

R 100 000.00

World of Trophies

Victoria Wigzell

News From Home

R 95 600.00

Umajola-The Immortal Snake

Thandiswa Twecu

N/A

R 100 000.00

Uncovering the Lost City

Sandra Roberts

Frayintermedia

R 100 000.00

 

 Production – Documentaries

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Umkhusane

Martha Qumba

Matambara Films

R350 000.00


Production – Short Documentaries

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

A thousand words to kill by

Ikaye Masisi

Pontsho Visuals

R150 000.00

Diamond in the Rough

Reshoketjwe Joyce Nkgapele

Black Queens Media

R 150 000.00

Song of Ascents

Jessie Zinn

Red Coat Films

R 150 000.00

 

Post-Production – Short Documentaries

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Rainmakers: Beyond the Music

Fidel Tshivhasa

TIFF Film and Multimedia Design

R 150 000.00

 

FICTION PROJECTS

 

Development – Animation

Project Name

Applicants Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Late Night Bark

Adam Behr

Adam Behr (Pty)

R 250 000.00

 

Development – Feature Length

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Che Guevara in the Congo

Khalo Matabane

Certelle NPC

R200 000.00

The Immaculate Room

Mukunda Dewil

Incognito Films

R 200 000.00

Taxiing

 Alan Shelley

Benchfilms

R200 000.00

The Blessed Girl

 Michael  Lee

Indigo Montoya CS

R200 000.00

The Silverton Siege

Walter Ayres

The Silverton Siege (Pty) Ltd

R200 000.00

The Weekend

 Akona Matyila

Mulatto Films

R 185 000.00

Tselane and Dimo

 Teboho Mahlatsi

The Bomb Shelter

R 200  000.00

 

Development – Short Film

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

A Sudden Twist

Andrew Manzini

 

R100 000.00

Half a Cup

Shannan Taylor

Muse and Doodle (Pty) Ltd

R100 000.00

Love On Fire

Unique Shabangu

Chaotic films production

R100 000.00

My Bizarre And Wondrous Life So Far

Carmichelle Yates III

N/A

R100 000.00

"Na Trane" After Tears

Mikale Barry

In Motion Media & Arts Projects

R45 500.00

PALEHO-thella he!

Ms Lebo Leisa

Thope Produxions

R100 000.00

Son in Law

Rankgo Andries Lankey Manong

N/A

R100 000.00

Tab

Zamo Mkhwanazi

Kude Media

R100 000.00

The Calling

Cynthia Mohoto

N/A

R100 000.00

The Orphan Club

Jane Folodi

N/A

R100 000.00

 

Production – Feature Length

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Indemnity

Benjamin Overmeyer

Indemnity Feature (Pty) Ltd

R1 000 000.00

Uncovered

Zuko Nodada

The final chapter

R1 100 000.00

 

Production - Short Film

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Happy To Serve You

David  Franciscus

Protagonist Films

R200 000.00

The story of a baked brownie

Hisham  Samie

Benchfilms

R198 800.00

Two Hues

Weaam Williams

Tribal Alchemy

R200 000.00

3AM

Johannes Mzwandile  Spirit

BunduzBoi Pictures PTY Ltd

R150 000.00

A Mother, A Father & Their Son

Mlungiseleli Godola

Tostri Media

R150 000.00

Before Today

Ndamu Farisani

Farisani Creations

R150 000.00

Identity Crisis

Mthokozisi Ndhlovu

Piction Films

R150 000.00

The Award Ceremony

Mmabatho Montsho

Mmonday Pictures

R150 000.00

 

 

Production – Web Series

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Black Twitta

Siyabonga Mkholo

Outré

R200 000.00

IKASI LAMI: a beautiful place

Lilli Mahlangu

Kiri Pink Nob Arts

R200 000.00

Politically Aweh

Stephen Horn

Bouncing Biscuit Studios (Pty) Ltd

R200 000.00

Ringside of Life

Mahreen  Chenia

Niande Media

R130 000.00

 

 

TRAINING PROVIDERS

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Training Provider

Approved  Amount

ATV Graduate Programme: Blacknation Collaboration

 Mocke Jansen van Veuren

 

Academy of Sound Engineering / Academy of Television & Screen Arts

R 147 000.00

 

Water is Life - Creative Youth Campaign: 2x Training Video Productions

Seton Bailey

 

FILM MENTORSHIP & TRAINING T/A The SA Film Academy

 

R 349 429.00

 

 

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