Department of Communications
The mission of the Department of Communications (DoC) is to create an enabling environment for inclusive communication services that promote socio-economic development and investment through broadcasting, new media, print media and other new technologies, and brand the country locally and internationally. Visit website.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
The Department of Trade and Industry is the department of the South African government with responsibility for commercial policy and industrial policy. Visit website.
WESGRO is the official Destination Marketing, Investment, and Trade Agency for the Western Cape, located in Cape Town. It is the first point of contact for foreign buyers, local exporters and investors wishing to take advantage of business opportunities in the region. Visit website.
Durban Film Office (DFO)
The DFO is a division of the Department of Economic Development at the eThekwini Municipality responsible for the promotion and development of the Film Industry in the eThekwini Municipality. It has a range of stakeholders, including national, provincial, local government, participants in the different business models of the film sector, host communities, local broadcasters, the international production sector, the media, suppliers and technical crew. Visit website
Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC)
The ECDC is an economic development agency that provides long and short-term finance, assists investors with identifying opportunities in the province and conducts trade promotion. Visit website.
Film and Publication Board (FPB)
Film and Publication Board is a statutory body whose task is mainly to classify films, videos, DVDs, computer games and certain publications that are available for public consumption. Visit website.
Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA)
The CCIFSA is the controlling body set up with the assistance of the Department of Arts and Culture for cultural and creative sectors in South Africa. It was formed as a non-profit company (NPC) to promote and develop the social and economic interests of the cultural and creative industries and to act as the controlling body for these sectors. Visit website.
KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission
The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission was established in 2010 and aims to fulfil its mandate to make the province a film production centre. In 2014/2015, it developed systems and policies to support and attract national and international industry role-players. Visit website.
Limpopo Economic Development Agency
The Limpopo Economic Development Agency was established as a special economic and development vehicle, culminating in the amalgamation of four agencies: namely:
- Trade and Investment Limpopo
- Limpopo Business Support Agency
- Limpopo Agribusiness Development Corporation
- Limpopo Economic Development Enterprise
Limpopo Film Office
Limpopo Film Office was established to represent Limpopo Filmmakers. Visit page.
The Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA) is responsible for skills development in the Advertising, Electronic Media and Film, Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications sectors and their subsectors. The sector comprises 160 large companies, 342 medium companies, and 2,785 small levy-paying companies. Visit website.
Gauteng Film Commission
The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) develops, promotes, and coordinates the film and TV production industry in the Gauteng Province. An agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government, it is tasked with positioning the province as a world-class destination for filmmaking as well as attracting local and international investments in the film and TV industry. Visit website.
Industrial Development Corporation
Established in 1940, the IDC is a national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development. It is owned by the South African government under the supervision of the Economic Development Department. Visit website.