Funding Cycles 2019/20

The National Film and Video Foundation Council approves funding on a quarterly basis throughout the financial year of April to March 31st of the following year. All applicants are notified in writing of the outcome of their application and the complete list of approvals are posted below.  

Approvals Lists

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Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:

Important notice

Please take note of the following disclaimers:

  1. Tier yourself accordingly
  2. Carefully read the definitions of the sub-categories before selecting
  3. It is advisable that the main applicant applies instead of using a 3rd party to apply on their behalf
  4. Only recently certified documents will be accepted. (NOT OLDER THAN 3 MONTHS, WITH A DATED STAMP)
  5. Only valid documents will be allowed (NOT EXPIRED)
  6. Applications which do not meet compliance will be disqualified

Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

For any queries regarding applications please contact:

Thandekile Hlatshwayo

Applications Officer



Manti Sekwakwa

Applications Coordinator


Telephone: 011 483 0880

Unsuccesful applicants may Appeal the decision by filling and submitting (FORM H)

Archive Approvals Lists

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The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in November 2020 has been extended
Short list nomination of candidates to serve as members on the NFVF council
Call for medium-length documentary films
Canada-South Africa Co-Development Incentive for Television Projects 2020
Invitation for South African filmmakers to submit films for the 93rd Oscars International Feature Film category