Call for entries: SA’s Next Top Filmmaker 2011

Following the Success of SA’s Next Top Editor 2010, General Post in partnership with Curious Pictures have announced that entries are now open for SA’s Next Top Filmmaker 2011. Winners will receive a 1-year internship at Curious Pictures in Auckland Park as well as exposure to the industry at large. Entrants may enter individually or in teams of two and will be required to submit a script, treatment, storyboard and/or shot list for a 3 minute film.  Please visit the General Post Website for more information on how to enter and what the entry requirements are. A Workshop will be held on 4 June to help entrants with scriptwriting and tips on how to prepare an effective treatment and storyboard. The top 5 entries will get the opportunity to produce their film under the mentorship of the Curious Pictures team. Camera, lighting and sound equipment will be sponsored by Digitalfilm. The offline edits will be done at General Post and Aces Up and the online at The Bladeworks in Bryanston.  Final mix for the 5 finalists will be sponsored by Warren Birley of Fine Tune Audio in Bryanston. For more information, please click here or go to facebook.

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Deadline: 17 July 2011 

Delegate registration for Durban FilmMart (22 - 25 July)

Delegate registration is open for the second edition of the Durban FilmMart (22 - 25 July) and the line-up of speakers and topics on the programme promises a focussed look at the world of filmmaking in Africa from varied perspectives. DFM takes place during the Durban International Film Festival (21-31 July) to which accredited DFM delegates also have access.

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Email: durbanfilmmart@durban.gov.za 
Deadline: 22 July 2011