SEDIBA Spark documentary programme

  • Designed for filmmakers whose documentary projects have a strong controlling idea and premise.
  • Stories must be engaging, explore human nature, and provide insight into our lives in ways that we have never seen before.

Who qualifies?

Documentary filmmakers who have:

  • Engaging concepts and story ideas
  • Characters who are strong enough to carry the story.
  • Relevant genre and culture

Applications will be evaluated on:
Concept outline and if the documentary project can appeal to the local market and has the potential to appeal to other markets


The following supporting documentation must be submitted:

  • A letter of motivation
  • Two-page outline
  • CV of applicant
  • A copy of the application form
  • A copy of the applicant’s SA ID document