The Youth Filmmaker Project

The Youth Filmmaker Project

CALL FOR ENTRIES: NFVF YOUTH FILMMAKER PROJECT

A year-long discovery, training and mentorship program of the brightest film writing and directing talent in the country.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), in partnership with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), is pleased to announce the opening of submissions for the Youth Filmmaker Project 2024/2025. The filmmakers will be guided by the team at Sisanda Henna Leadership x Sisanda Henna Films, facilitators of the NFVF project. The Youth Filmmaker Project targets previously disadvantaged youths to be guided in developing, writing and/or directing their own 23-minute debut short films which will become their calling-cards in the international industry. Only the best 10 scripts will be produced by the facilitating company. The program seeks aspirant, talented and hardworking writer-directors to apply. This project is targeted towards aspirant young filmmakers who have a desire to break into the industry and would like to pursue a career in script writing and/or directing. This program will ensure that each participant has a complete script and film that will form part of their portfolio in the future. Apply now 

CLOSING DATE: 2 JUNE 2024

For any queries, please email: applications@sisandahennafilms.com.

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL – ONLY THROUGH THE PORTAL/ ONLINE FORM 

For media requests, contact: media@sisandahennafilms.com

Resources:

Detailed Call  Out – Download Here

Themes – Download Here

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