20 October 2017


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The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, invites all eligible and reputable TIER 1 and 2 filmmakers (refer to the definition in our funding policy) to submit proposals under the theme, “100 Years of Nelson Mandela”.

In pursuance of our strategic pillar of Promoting Social Cohesion and Nation Building, the NFVF will be funding the production of a one-hour television length documentary film to the total value of R1,500,000 (one million five hundred thousand rand).

All applications should be titled: DOCUMENTARY PROJECT: 100 YEARS OF NELSON MANDELA

Applications must include:

1-page synopsis

Visual Treatment

Detailed outline

Character bible

Consent forms (compulsory requirements)

CVs of key creative team with showreel/portfolio of work


Finance and recoupment plan (if budget exceeds the allocated amount)

Proposed production schedule

Marketing and distribution strategy and plan.

Compulsory Requirements

All applicants must submit the following compulsory documentation:

BBBEE certificate;

Original valid tax clearance certificate (valid for 3 months)

Certified ID copy (valid for 3 months)

Company registration document

Failure to submit the above-mentioned compulsory documentations will render the application incomplete and therefore disqualified.

Applications must be submitted via email to production@nfvf.co.za. Any queries maybe directed to Yolanda Ncokotwana at yolandan@nfvf.co.za

CLOSING DATE: 26 October 2017 by 17h00.

Read the full article on Filmcontact here.