The 9th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in April 2013 in Doha, Qatar, has officially opened its call for entries and will accept submissions of short, medium, and long films for its Main Competition, as well as films to participate in its New Horizon competition for new filmmakers and youth and Promising Film competition for students of Qatari universities.
The deadline for submitting entry forms will be 15 January 2013 and for receiving films 15 February 2013.
South Africa: Call For nominations for marketing and distribution Advisory panels
The NFVF Council hereby establishes the Advisory Panels in accordance with the National Film and Video Foundation Act. (No. 73 of 1997)
Advisory Panel members must fulfill the statutory role to advise the Council on the merits of applications for funding and on any matter relating to the field of the film / television or electronic media sector to which he/she is appointed to. Criteria for nominations for NFVF Advisory Panel members
Rwanda: She Is Taking Rwandan Cinema Beyond Our Borders
The founder of 'A Wize Films' production company, Annette Uwizeye, is one of the few women working in Rwanda's nascent film industry. The South Africa-educated 31-year-old discovered her passion for the arts while pursuing a degree in Auditing and Accounting at the University of South Africa.
In an interview with Women Today, the eloquent and open-minded Annette narrates how she switched from a career that many consider 'safe', to embrace her true passion.