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Call for Sediba International Financing Programme

By 29 June 2021No Comments


The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa’s film and video industry. The NFVF is pleased to announce that the call for producers to submit for the Sediba International Financing Programme is now open.

The Sediba International Financing Programme is aimed at “experienced” and “emerging” producers in television drama and feature film products. This programme is geared at offering focused training in international financing, packaging, sales, and distribution. Producers will be empowered with the know-how of international finance sourcing through co-production partnerships and other alternatives to raising sufficient funds to make films of the highest quality.


Note: The programme will be at no cost to the selected participants.


Who qualifies?

Producers (emerging and experienced) who have completed a feature film script that is most likely to have an international appeal


Applications will be evaluated according to:

  • Concept outline and if the feature film project can appeal to the local and international market
  • The emerging producer must have worked in the industry for at least 2 – 5 years performing line producer functions
  • Experienced producers need to have produced at least a television drama series and or a feature film



The following supporting documentation must be submitted,

•    A letter of motivation

•    A two-page outline

•     CV of applicant

•     A copy of the applicant’s South African identity document


Enquiries should be directed to Lebo Khunou: 011 483 0880 or

The deadline for applications is Friday, 15 November 2019. Please email your entire application to


NB: Late or faxed applications will not be considered

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