Mzansi Women Film Festival 2015 – call for submissions

The 2nd annual Mzansi Women Film Festival (MWFF) – taking place at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg from 7 to 9 August 2015 – is now open for submissions. Films in any genre and of any length may be submitted for consideration. Films by women directors, producers, editors, DOPs, writers and women in lead roles may be submitted for consideration.

The Mzansi Women Film Festival was founded in 2014 in collaboration with Constitution Hill and 75 Films, and was supported by the Gauteng Film Commission. All films which screened at the 2014 festival were South African, from independent women filmmakers and the Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking in Johannesburg.

This year, the festival will screen films by women filmmakers from outside South Africa in an attempt to encourage and promote collaboration and co-production amongst women in the industry across the globe. The Mzansi Women Film Festival 2015 will include a plethora of screenings and workshops in and around the city of Johannesburg and will be held in partnership with Constitution Hill, Destiny Ventures Events, 70 Films and Gracefully Consulting.

DVD submissions may be sent to Ntokozo Mahlalela at:

Mzansi Women Film Festival
53 Von Brandis Street
Turffontein 2190
Johannesburg, South Africa.

For more information, email mzansiwomenfestival@gmail.com

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The 2015 Loeries take flight

This year, Loeries Creative Week will be held in KwaZulu Natal from 10 to 16 August at the Durban International Conference Centre. Organisers have stated that moving the event from Cape Town, where it has been hosted for the last two years, will allow for better weather conditions, greater seating capacity and easier access for participants.

Loeries Creative Week is an annual event which celebrates and recognises creative excellence in the brand communications industry.

The DStv Seminar of Creativity
This creative conference covers trends in brand communication and features an address by the Loeries international jury chairmen and contributions from other international speakers and thought leaders. The seminar will be held at the Durban ICC on 14 August 2015.

Awards ceremonies will take place on 15 and 16 August and will feature new categories: Music Videos and Service Design. For a full list of what's new in 2015 visit the Loeries website http://www.loeries.com/loeries2015.aspx?link=enterwork_new

Entries for the awards are open, the deadline of which is 15 May. Those who submit entries before 14 April will receive a 10% discount on entry fees.
To enter, visit the Loeries website

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