Call for Documentary Project: Life and Times of Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie
The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, invites all eligible and reputable TIER 1 and 2 filmmakers ONLY (refer to the definition in our funding policy) to submit proposals reflecting on the life and legacy of Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie.
In pursuance of our strategic pillar of Promoting Social Cohesion and Nation Building, the NFVF will be funding the production of a documentary about Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie.
Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie was born on the 9th October 1876, in the Boshof district of the Free State, South Africa. A South African intellectual, journalist, linguist, politician, translator and writer. Founder member and first General Secretary of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) which later became the African National Congress (ANC).
Terms of Reference:
The proposals must be different from all the other biographical documentaries in content, internationally appealing without compromising on authenticity.
The proposals must demonstrate the preservation of our history, culture, politics, Plaatjie’s personal journey and legacy for the next generation.
The proposal that is selected out of this call will have to meet the NFVF’s requirements for content that informs, educates, entertains and offers unique perspective into the life of one of South Africa’s liberation heroes.
In order for a production company to be considered for this opportunity, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
Applications must include:
All applicants must submit the following compulsory documentation:
Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link: https://nfvf.praxisgms.co.za/
Failure to submit the above-mentioned compulsory documentations will render the application incomplete and therefore disqualified.
The Closing date for applications is 10 November 2020. Any queries maybe directed to firstname.lastname@example.org