FAQs about the NFVF

What is the NFVF?

The NFVF (National Film and Video Foundation) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa's film and video industry. 

What does the NFVF do?

The NFVF provides funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and also the training and development of filmmakers. In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film industry.

What are the NFVF's objectives?

  1. Increase the number of South African films and Previously Disadvantaged Individuals (PDIs) producing them
  2. Increase audience access to South African films
  3. Increase the number of people trained in the industry, particularly in areas of scarce skills
  4. Promote the South African Film Industry locally and internationally
  5. Promote social cohesion and the expression of the nation's stories through film

 




Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market Student Online Mentorship Programme
The NFVF funding applications to attend virtual markets and festivals taking place in June 2020 have been extended.
NFVF funding application to attend virtual markets and festivals taking place in June 2020 is open.
SAFTAs14 Winners to be announced
Urgent notice to all producers, not just IPO members, awaiting Rebate and EMIA payments from the DTI.