Call for entries are now open for SAFTAs 14
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts, and Culture, the custodians of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) announced the call for local production companies to submit their entries for the 14th Annual SAFTAs at the NFVF Media Day which took place at the Capital Empire Hotel in Sandton on the 15th of October 2019.
The NFVF CEO, Makhosazana Khanyile who was the Keynote speaker at the NFVF Media Day highlighted key changes in the entry guidelines:
Lastly, the Khanyile announced the key dates and deadlines:
The NFVF CEO closed the event by encouraging production companies to submit their productions online by logging on to www.saftasonline.co.za
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) 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. The NFVF does this by providing 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.
The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) are presented annually under the auspices of the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa (NFVF). The awards were established in 2006 and are presented annually.
The primary objective of the SAFTAs Awards is to honour, celebrate, promote and reward the creativity, quality, and excellence of South African Film and Television talent and content and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry.
The 14th edition of the SAFTAs will take place in March 2020.
For further information:
Communications Coordinator, NFVF
Tel: +27 11 483 0880 Ext:207
Senior Consultant, Instinctif Partners
Mobile: +27 82 325 9063