Extension of Cycle 3 Funding Applications for Tier 3 Production and Development Applicants

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, has extended the call for funding applications for tier 3 applicants to the 11th of February 2018. The extension is applicable for the following funding categories ONLY:

  • Development (feature films, documentaries, short films and TV Formats)
  • Production (feature films, short films and documentaries, archive, web series and post production)

Tier 3 applicants are defined as new entrants into the industry, particularly recent film school graduates from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. This intervention is geared towards first time filmmakers having a “calling card” in the film industry.

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link: https://nfvf.praxisgms.co.za/xaLogin/NFVF/reglogin.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdefault.asx

Please take note of the following disclaimers:

  1. Carefully read the definitions of the sub categories before selecting
  2. It is advisable that the main applicant applies instead of using a 3rd party to apply on their behalf
  3. Only recently certified documents will be accepted. (WITH A DATED STAMP NOT OLDER THAN 3    


  1. Only valid documents will be allowed (DOCUMENTS THAT ARE NOT EXPIRED)
  2. Applications which do not meet compliance will be disqualified

Extension date for submissions – 11 February 2018

For any queries regarding applications please contact:

Thandekile Hlatshwayo

Applications Officer



Manti Sekwakwa

Applications Coordinator