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NFVF Internship Programme - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

The NFVF is a statutory body mandated by the National Film and Video Foundation Act 73 of 1997 to spearhead the equitable and development of the South African Film and Video Industry. In partnership with the Media Information and Communication Technology Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA), eligible applicants are invited nationally to apply for internships in the following disciplines:

Areas of Internship:

- Film and TV Producing

- Script Writing

- Animation

- Production Engineering

- Sound Engineering

- Editing

- Cinematographer

- Supply Chain Management

- Fashion Designing (wardrobe)

- Makeup and Beauty

- Journalism

- Human Resources

- Marketing and Communications

- Legal

- Accounting

- Events Management

Qualifications and Experience:

Applicants must be South African Citizens with a valid South African ID number.

Applicants must be in possession of a Matric Qualification and completed Film & Television and other related Degree / National Diploma / Certificate from a recognized South African Institute Submission of a CV, Matric Certificate, Tertiary transcripts and/or Degree Applicants must not have participated in previous SETA sponsored internship programmes.

Applicants must not have previously had permanent employment.

Previous work experience such as vacation work is welcomed but not required.

Applications must be submitted by fax to 0865197585 or email to vacancies@nfvf.co.za

No later than 24 February 2016.

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Nqoba Training Center will handle all responses for all applications for the internship programme on behalf of the NFVF and MICT SETA. For any enquiries, please contact Nqoba Training Center on 0873590449.

If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful and any further correspondence will be entered with only shortlisted candidates.

Call for participation: LaBa! Arts Festival in Uganda

The tenth anniversary of the LaBa! Arts Festival is scheduled to take will take place on Saturday 11 June at Bukoto Street, Kamwokya in Uganda. The organisers are inviting artists and musicians of all genres to submit their applications as individuals or collectives with a project, artwork or performance for the upcoming edition.

One of Uganda's oldest art festival and a milestone in the cultural scene of Kampala, the LaBa! Arts Festival is a platform for creative interventions into public spaces by appreciating and working with spaces to inspire new ways of making art.  The one-day event seeks to showcase artistic and musical expressions outside the usual spaces and conditions to reach out to new audiences. LaBa! also seeks to encourage artistic, intellectual and playful encounters between artists and their audiences.

The festival was organized for the first time in 2007 by the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala (GZK)/Ugandan German Cultural Society (UGCS) and the Ugandan Artists Association as the LaBa! Street Art Festival. Since then, the festival has grown into a vital annual event in Kampala’s cultural calendar, recommended as a cultural 'must-see' for Kampala in the Lonely Planet travel guide in 2012.

This year the festival will be held under an 'open' theme to allow for a focus on artistic creation and freedom of expression, but also to recognize the individual approaches and see the diversity of themes and perspectives that are expressed in the arts in Uganda.

How to apply

Artists interested in performing at the festival are encouraged to fill out the application form and submit a full proposal (not more than two A4 pages, typed) along with drawings, videos or other material, as well as a tentative budget including all costs to be expected.

Applications can be submitted via e-mail to laba.artsfestival@gmail.com, with the subject live 'LaBa! 2016 Application', sent in common formats (pdf, jpg, mp3, mpeg, mp4). Alternatively, hard copies should be handed in at the reception of the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society, Plot 52 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2016. Selected participant will be informed by 15 April.