The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) call for funding applications is open
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for cycle 2 funding applications for the 2019/20 financial year is now open for the following funding categories:
- Production and Development
- Training and Development: Training provider
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), would like to commend the industry for the good quality of applications received in the first cycle and invite applicants to submit for cycle 2 Production and Development as well as Training and Development funding.
Individuals, companies and organisations may submit funding applications to the NFVF for any of the above funding categories. Specific conditions are applicable for each funding category, and it is important for applicants to take careful note of these conditions before submitting an application.
Closing date for submissions:
Production and Development
Open: 30 August 2019
Deadline: 20 September 2019
Training and Development: Training provider
Open: 1 September 2019
Deadline: 31 September 2019
Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link: https://nfvf.praxisgms.co.za/
Production funding has been exceeded for Tier 2: Fiction
(This includes: Animation, Micro budget/Made for TV Movies, Short Films, Feature Length Films, Web Series and TV Pilots)
Filmmakers applying for under the fiction category are highly encouraged to submit their proposals in this cycle as there is a very high demand for funding.
Please take note of the following disclaimers:
- Tier yourself accordingly
- Carefully read the definitions of the sub categories before selecting
- It is advisable that the main applicant applies instead of using a 3rd party to apply on their behalf
- Only recently certified documents will be accepted. (NOT OLDER THAN 3 MONTHS, WITH A DATED STAMP)
- Only valid documents will be allowed (NOT EXPIRED)
- Applications which do not meet compliance will be disqualified
Tier 1: Experienced filmmakers who have a proven track record for developing and producing 3-5 theatrically released feature films.
Tier 2: Filmmakers with limited experience but who have developed and produced 1-2 theatrical feature films, television fiction, documentaries, 2-3 short films and/or commercials seeking to venture into feature film development and production.
Tier 3: New entrants into the industry, particularly recent film school graduates from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. This intervention is geared towards first time filmmakers having a “calling card” in the film industry. This tier is only eligible for short film funding.
Please note that no late applications will be accepted.
For any queries regarding applications please contact:
Telephone: 011 484 0880
Telephone: 011 484 0880